Jessica Kelly (née Lipstone) is a New York City based flutist. She most recently held the flute, piccolo, and alto flute position in the first U.S. national tour of Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. Jessica freelances throughout New York, has performed on several occasions with LoftOpera, and can be heard on multiple recordings. In 2014, Jessica co-founded the New York City based flute and guitar ensemble, Redbrick Duo, with classical guitarist Damien Kelly. They have performed in venues such as the American Irish Historical Society in NYC, the E.U. Ambassador’s residence in Washington, D.C., and in various locations in Ireland. In August of 2018, they performed a series of concerts in four cities in China through the touring company Arts Now China. In the summer of 2015, they released their self-titled debut album, which can be found here in its entirety: [soundcloud.com]
Jessica holds a Master of Music in Flute Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, and a Bachelor of Music in the same field from Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music. Her prominent teachers include Marya Martin, Thomas Robertello, and Catherine Karoly.