2021 Round Top Music Festival
Royal College of Music
Kelly Lenahan is a pianist and organist from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She received a Master’s Degree from the Royal College of Music, London, and a Bachelor’s degree from Belmont University. Her teachers include John Byrne, Neil Immelman, Margaret Phillips, Dan Landes, and Robert Marler. As a collaborative pianist, Kelly has worked as a répétiteur, choral accompanist, and chamber musician. As an orchestral pianist, Kelly has held principal positions with the Britten-Pears Orchestra, the Royal College of Music’s International Opera School Orchestra and New Perspectives Ensemble, Chautauqua’s Music School Festival Orchestra, and has been a substitute with the Nashville Symphony. She has been recently named as a Britten-Pears Young Artist, performing as a soloist with the Britten-Pears Orchestra under the direction of Marin Alsop, with recordings released on the Naxos label. Other appearances as a soloist include the Nashville Symphony and Belmont Symphony. As a ballet pianist, Kelly has worked with companies including Mark Morris Dance Group and American Ballet Theatre. She lives in Washington, D.C., where she is a company pianist for the Washington Ballet, accompanist for the Capitol Hill Chorale, and collaborative pianist for the Duke Ellington School of the Arts.