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
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 resides 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