Extension Division

Piano, harpsichord and voice

Private Instructor - Drum set

Private Instructor - Cello

Private Instructor - Clarinet

Private Instructor - Piano

Private Instructor - Flute

Private Instructor - Saxophone

Saxophonist Raymond Kelly is a current Doctorate in Musical Arts candidate in saxophone performance at Rutgers University. He holds a Master’s in Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor’s in Music degree from Oberlin Conservatory, all in saxophone performance.

  • Courses Taught

    Solo Piano

    Collaborative Piano, Chamber Music

    Keyboard Class Piano, Harmonization

    Piano Literature and Performance Practice

    Music Theory and Aural Skills

  • Education


    Doctor of Musical Arts,  City University of New York--Graduate Center

    CUNY Five-year Tuition Fellowship

    Piano Studies with Ursula Oppens, Thomas Sauer, Phillip Kawin



    Professional Studies, Post-Master of MusicManhattan School of Music

    Piano Studies with Phillip Kawin



    Master of Music, New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

    NYU Steinhardt Music Talent Scholarship                                

    Piano Studies with Artist Faculty Martin Canin, Miyoko Lotto, Jose Ramon Mendez


    Bachelor of Music, University of Northern Colorado   

    Graduated with Summa Cum Laude (2010) and Pi Kappa Lambda (April 2009)

    Piano Studies with Lei Weng


    Bachelor Studies, Tianjin Conservatory of Music  

    Piano Studies with Svetlana Sokolova

  • Awards

    CUNY Five-year Tuition Fellowship. Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2013-2018

    NYU Steinhardt Music Talent Scholarship. New York University, 2010-2012

    MTNA Competition—Colorado Young Artist. First Prize. Denver, Oct 2009

    UNC College of Performing and Visual Arts Music Talent Scholarship. Greeley, 2008-2010

    Thirteenth Hong Kong-Asian Young Artist Competition, Prize Winner of Bach,

    Mozart, and Rachmaninoff Divisions. Hong Kong. Jan 2007

    Third YAMAHA Piano Competition (Tianjin Division), Third Prize. Aug 2002