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Jessica Kelly

Flute, Recorder, Piano


Jessica Kelly (formerly Lipstone) is a New York City based flutist. She recently held the flute and piccolo chair in "Camelot" on Broadway at Lincoln Center. She previously held the flute, piccolo, and alto flute chair in New York City Center's production of "Evita" and in the first U.S. national tour of "Love Never Dies," Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to "The Phantom of the Opera."

In 2014, Jessica co-founded the New York City based flute and guitar ensemble, Redbrick Duo, with classical guitarist (and now her husband), Damien Kelly. They have performed in venues such as the American Irish Historical Society in NYC, the E.U. Ambassador’s residence in Washington, D.C., and in various locations in Ireland. In August of 2018, they performed a series of concerts in China through Arts Now China.

In 2015, Redbrick Duo recorded their self-titled debut album that can be found here. At the beginning of Covid-19, they recorded another album titled Isolation.

Jessica also freelances throughout New York and can be heard on multiple recordings. Click here to listen to some of Jessica's work.

Jessica holds a Master of Music in flute performance from the Manhattan School of Music, and a Bachelor of Music in flute performance from Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music. Her prominent teachers include Thomas Robertello, Marya Martin, and Catherine Karoly.

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