William G. (“Bill”) Kelly is a graduate of Lambuth University in Jackson, TN where he was a student of Dr. Don Huneycutt in piano and of Dr. Jo Fleming in organ. He was also the pupil of the world-renowned concert pianist, Ruth Slenczynska at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, Illinois. Bill has performed in master classes of the late Sidney Foster at the University of Memphis and of Joseph Kalichstein at the St. Louis Conservatory of Music. In 1982, he performed recitals at the Interchurch Center of the Riverside Church in New York City and at the Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall. Bill has been an accompanist for many Mid-South vocalists and performing groups. Bill's performances include Memphis radio and television stations appearances, and he was also a member of the adjunct faculty of Dyersburg State Community College for fourteen years. Bill is the father of one son, Warren Hill Kelly who lives in Palm Beach, Florida.
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