Kelley Hamilton has been a performing artist, director and arts educator for over 25 years. A graduate of Ithaca College and the Eastman School of Music, has she studied voice with Patrice Pastore, Masako Toribara and Douglas Ahlstedt. Along with writing and directing original musicals and revues, she frequently performs as a professional opera and music theatre singer. She has been a soloist with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Rochester Chamber Orchestra, Irondequoit Chorale, and the University of Rochester Chamber Orchestra and sung roles with the Buffalo Opera, Rochester Opera Theatre, Empire Lyric Theatre and GEVA Theatre Center in Rochester. In addition, she has been part of the music theatre voice faculty at Syracuse University, Binghamton University and SUNY Cortland.

This spring she was Music Director for Ithaca College’s musical, “Violet”. Recently returning to the Ithaca area, she is thrilled to continue her artistic pursuits in this vibrant community.