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Kevin Kelly

Dr Kevin KellyDr. Kelly is a Los Angeles-based composer, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Born July 6, 1978 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, he completed his bachelor's degree in composition at West Chester University, where his principal teachers were Robert Maggio and Larry Nelson. He was awarded a Ph.D. in composition from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005, where he studied with Jay Reise, James Primosch, Anna Weesner, and Ingrid Arauco. He has also studied with Samuel Adler, Philip Lasser, Narcis Bonet and Michel Merlet while participating in the summer composition program at La Schola Cantorum in Paris, France. 

Among Dr. Kelly's awards and scholarships are: a prize in the National Guild of Community Schools for the Arts' Young Composers Competition; recognition as a regional winner in the 1999 SCI/ASCAP Student Composition Competition; the William Penn Fellowship from the University of Pennsylvania; and the Theodore Presser Scholarship from West Chester University. An active singer-songwriter, he has played his music throughout the United States and Western Europe with the eclectic chamber-folk ensemble Homesick Elephant (www.homesickelephant.com). Dr. Kelly is on the faculty of Los Angeles City College, where he teaches composition, harmony, musicianship, orchestration, counterpoint, and songwriting. 

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Herb Alpert Music Center 106
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2880

Lori Musicant
musicala@lacitycollege.edu

Caroline Reyes
reyescr@lacitycollege.edu
 

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Department of Music
Los Angeles City College
Herb Alpert Music Center
855 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90029

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 Office Hours

FALL 2017

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-4:00pm

Hours are subject to change.

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029

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Phone: 323.953.4000

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