Base
First Name

Kelley

Last Name

Hollis

Professional Name

Kelley Hollis

Ensemble Name

Juventas New Music Ensemble

Street Address 1

42 Glen Rd.

Street Address 2

Unit 2

City

Jamaica Plain

State

Massachusetts

Zip Code

02130

Phone Number 1

561-601-4599

Email Address 1

sopranokelleyhollis@gmail.com

Level of Professionalism

Established Professional, Professional

Academic Degree/s

Undergraduate, Masters

Biographical Information

  Kelley Hollis is a classically trained soprano currently based in Boston, Massachusetts. Last summer Kelley traveled to London to record Arnold Rosner’s Requiem with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios. (To be released by Toccata Records September 2020). In 2018 Kelley performed a concert at the Prague Castle in the Czech Republic, along with a series of recitals in cities around the country, as a featured artist with the Americké jaro festival. Home in Boston Kelley is one of the core musicians that make up Juventas New Music Ensemble, which regularly performs and premiers works by emerging Classical composers.                Earlier in 2019 Kelley played Rosalinda in MassOpera’s critically acclaimed production of Die Fledermaus, and premiered the role of Juana in the Omar Najmi’s En el ardiente oscuridad.  Her other opera roles include Mimi in Puccini’s La femme boheme, Beth in Adamo’s Little Women (Metrowest Opera), Eliza in Muhly’s Dark Sisters (Third Eye Theater Ensemble); Florencia Grimaldi in Catan’s Florencia en el Amazonas, Donna Anna in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Micaela in Le Tragedie de Carmen, Harper in Eötvös’ Angels in America (BU Opera Institute) and Nina in Pasatieri’s The Seagull (Opera del West).        ​      Kelley has performed twice at Boston Symphony Hall: In 2016 she appeared as the First Orphan in The Boston Symphony Orchestra’s concert production of Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier alongside Renee Fleming and Susan Graham, and in 2015 she was the soprano soloist for Mahler’s 2nd Symphony, with the BU Symphony Orchestra. Her most recent concert repertoire includes Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem, Handel’s Messiah, and Faure’s Requiem.      In 2014, Ms. Hollis was a finalist for Lyric Opera Chicago’s Ryan Opera Center and in 2011 Kelley received an encouragement award at the district level from the Metropolitan Opera National Council.   Kelley Hollis received both her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from Northwestern University and is graduate of the Boston University Opera Institute. Kelley is also a graduate of A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts.

Singer

Soprano

Style of Music

Broadway, Classical, Religious Worship – Catholic, Religious Worship – Christian Science, Religious Worship – Protestant, Religious Worship – Contemporary Praise & Worship

Teacher

Voice Teacher, Artistic Method or Workshop Teacher

Teaching Settings

Private Studio, Skype lessons, In-home lessons, Community Settings

Artistic Methods Taught

Acting for Singers, Other Artistic Method Taught

Teaching, Mentoring or Workshop Facilitating Philosophy

As a voice teacher and coach, my goal is to provide you with as many options for expressivity as possible. We’ll examine text, musical markings, history, performance practice, and just try things and play.