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Dr. Constance Kelley

Department of Visual and Performing Arts

Associate Professor

D.M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.M., Louisiana State University
B.S., Music Education, Southwest Missouri State University

Flute, band and music education

Dr. Constance Kelley is an Associate Professor of Music at Angelo State University where her duties include teaching Applied Flute, Music Theory, Aural Skills, Elementary Music Methods, and directing the Flute Choir. Additionally, Dr. Kelley serves as the Music Area Coordinator, is founder and director of the Concho Valley Community Flute Choir, and a member of The Mesquite Trio.

Dr. Kelley has served on the faculties of Union College, Concordia University, as well as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as interim flute professor. Prior to beginning her doctoral work at UNL, Dr. Kelley spent several years as a teacher in the Lawrence, Kansas public school system where she was an itinerant elementary band director and assisted with the local junior high and high school band programs.

Dr. Kelley is a former member of the West Texas Winds, 36th Infantry Division Band, 312th Army Band, and the North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. She has been a featured soloist with the Angelo State University Wind Ensemble, the San Angelo Community Band, the 312th Army Band and the 62nd Army Band. Additionally, Dr. Kelley has presented recitals, lectures, and clinics in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and South Korea. She has performed in master classes for William Bennett, Alexa Still, Kyle Dzapo, and Maria Harding. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Music Education) degree from Southwest Missouri State University, a Master of Music degree from Louisiana State University and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Kelley’s flute instructors include John Bailey, Mary Poses, Katherine Kemler, Alan Zoloth, and Belva Prather.