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Kelly Gross


Ages/levels accepted:

All ages and levels welcome!

Geographic area:

Charlottesville - University Area (Within five minutes of the University, close to Rugby/McIntire Park


434 242 1977 • 


Kelly Gross has been a member of the piano faculty at the University of Virginia since 2006. She is a graduate of the Critical and Comparative Studies in Music (UVA) program (M.A.), and is a published scholar in the fields of ethnomusicology and music and film. Her teachers have included David Griswold (University of Redlands, CA), James Barnes (Hampton University, VA) and Mimi Tung (UVA). She has been a featured soloist with the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra. Her performance interests include cello, chamber music, 20th century repertoire and Ghanaian drumming and dance. She is a founding member of the University’s Jewish Concert Series.

In her private studio, critical listening and historical contextualization are a part of a curriculum that includes theory and ear training/musicianship. A private lending library of scores and recordings are available to pupils and is curated on a weekly basis. Private and public recitals are held throughout the year to help students develop performance skills.

Kelly currently enjoys a thriving private studio and serves as an active member of CMTA.