Elizabeth Kelly

Art Discipline: 
Denton, TX
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jul 20, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015

Composer Elizabeth A. Kelly s (b. 1982) works have been performed at major venues throughout the United States and Europe, from Carnegie Hall in New York to the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival in the United Kingdom and the Gaudeamus Festival in the Netherlands. Her compositions have been commissioned and performed by diverse ensembles including Alarm Will Sound (US), the ASKO Schoenberg Ensemble (Netherlands), the Curious Chamber Players (Sweden), the Liverpool Philharmonic s Ensemble 10,10 (UK), the Albany Symphony Dogs of Desire (US), and the New York and Netherlands Youth Symphonies. Her work has been recognized with two Morton Gould Awards from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and numerous other prizes. Kelly earned a Ph.D. in music composition from the Eastman School of Music. She also holds degrees from Yale, the University of Michigan, and The Hague Royal Conservatory in the Netherlands. In September 2015, she will join the faculty of the University of Nottingham in the UK as Assistant Professor of Music Composition.