Clara Kelly is a vocal performance major at Palomar College. She has studied music for 14 years in the
San Diego and Dallas areas. She has a strong background in music theory and acting and has taught piano,
voice, and musical theater since high school. Clara has worked as a church cantor and 1st soprano section
leader for 7 years. She frequently sings at weddings, funerals, and events throughout Southern California,
and has performed with several San Diego choirs, including professional ensemble SACRA/PROFANA. Clara is
especially interested in contemporary classical music, music neuroscience, and musicology, and she is
considering a career in research as well as in teaching and performance.