– Leechford Music, Cary – Mondays & Wednesdays
– Ravenscroft School, North Raleigh weekday mornings
– Home studio, North Raleigh – Thursday afternoons
Availability: Currently accepting students.
Teacher Statement: My mission is to fuse historically backed artistry and innovative teaching to help students find the self-teaching musician that is inside all of us. I believe building trust is of utmost importance, and not only provide excellent music education, but also give my students the support and encouragement they need to be confident musicians.
D.M. Historical Flute Performance, Indiana University
M.M. Flute Performance, Florida State University
B.M. Flute Performance, Appalachian State University
B.M. K-12 Instrumental Music Education, Appalachian State University
Major Teachers: Kathryn Lukas, Barbara Kallaur, Eva Amsler, and Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham.
Background/Affiliations: Dr. Kelly Nivison is a versatile flutist with expertise in both modern and historical flute performance. She currently performs with the Durham Symphony as 3rd flute and piccolo and with the Raleigh Camerata, North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, and Catawba River Baroque on baroque flute. Kelly is the artistic director for the Raleigh Camerata and a founding member of both the Camerata and Catawba River Baroque. She frequently performs with the Fayetteville Symphony and Carolina Philharmonic in addition to other local ensembles. Kelly has won second place in the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra’s Concerto Competition (2014), has been a semifinalist in the National Flute Association’s Baroque Flute Artist competition three times (2007, 2009, 2012), and has won the National Flute Association’s Baroque Masterclass Performers competition (2011).
Specialties: All-District auditions, piccolo, baroque flute, historical performance