Kelly Sulick currently teaches at Longwood University and the University of Virginia, and serves as Principal Flute in the Charlottesville Symphony. She earned her Doctorate of Musical Arts from the Peabody Conservatory, her Master of Music degree in Flute Performance from the University of Southern California, and a Bachelor of Music degree in Flute Performance and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan, where she graduated with highest honors and was named a James B. Angell Scholar for her academic achievements.
A champion of new music, she has commissioned and recorded dozens of works for solo flute and flute with electronics, and has premiered several additional works for solo flute and chamber ensemble. She can be heard on the Centaur, Equilibrium, Other Minds, Naxos, and Ravello record labels, including on William Bolcom's “Songs of Innocence and of Experience” under Leonard Slatkin, a Naxos release that received four Grammy awards including Best Classical Album. Her debut solo CD was recently released on Centaur Records.
Her principal teachers include Marina Piccinini, Amy Porter, and Jim Walker.