ELEANOR KELLY 

IN CONCERT

Date: Thu 18 Aug

Time: 20:15

FACTFILE

Name: Eleanor Kelly

From: UK

Style: Classical/Latin Guitar

ABOUT

Eleanor Kelly is a classical guitarist based in Merseyside, UK.

 

In 2021, Eleanor graduated from the prestigious Máster en Interpretación de Guitarra Clásica course at Universidad de Alicante, Spain, where she studied with the world's foremost performers and teachers. In the same year, she also gained a PGCert in Plucked Strings Teaching from the University of Chichester/ESTA.

Eleanor Kelly has extensive experience as a performer and recent engagements include: Kings Place, London (UK), Uppsala Internationella Gitarrfestival (Sweden), and Palacio del Portalet (Spain). In 2021, Eleanor was selected as an International Guitar Foundation Young Artist and made her London debut as part of the scheme; in 2020 she was awarded a EuroStrings scholarship.

An advocate of women in music, Eleanor specialises in lesser-known repertoire by both historical and contemporary women composers. Eleanor has premièred a number of new works by women: commissioned by IGF’s La Leona scheme, as an Illuminate Women’s Music Artist, and as part of the Musica Argentina ensemble where she gave the UK première of Claudia Montero's Latin Grammy award-winning guitar concerto Luces y Sombra