Sherry Hill Kelly, a distinguished choral director and outstanding voice teacher, is the artistic director and founder of the Concert Chorale of Nashville.
She taught at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee for 23 years. Upon her retirement, she was granted status as professor emerita.
While director of the Belmont Chorale, she led them in producing four excellent recordings that have received critical acclaim. The CDs, available on the Gasparo label, profile the choral works of four prolific American composers: Jean Berger, Jester Hairston, Daniel Pinkham, and Robert Ward.
Ms. Kelly has taken several choral ensembles on tours to Europe, as well as on many tours throughout the United States.
Ms. Kelly regularly serves as a choral clinician and adjudicator in high schools and colleges. She holds memberships in the American Choral Directors Association, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Music Educators National Conference, and Pi Kappa Lambda.
In 1983, Ms. Kelly was honored as Belmont’s Distinguished Professor of the Year. Omicron Rho Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha named her outstanding music educator of the year in 1994 and 1995.