A native of Vero Beach, Kelley J. Coppage received a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Converse College, graduating with “Distinction.”
Following a year of study at the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, she received a Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School in New York City.
Kelley maintains an active performing career as a soloist and collaborative pianist. In addition to teaching and performing, Kelley recorded a CD of her compositions of contemporary praise and worship music in 2004.
She has served as music director for the Vero Beach Opera Guild and Riverside Children’s Theater.
In 2003, Kelley received the Laurel Award for Professionalism from the Cultural Council of Indian River County. Many of her students have gone on to pursue college degrees in music from schools such as New York University, Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, Rollins College, Stetson University, University of Florida, and the New England Conservatory.