Ryan Kelly is Associate Director of choral activities at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. His D.M.A. in choral conducting is from Michigan State University. He is an active lecturer and clinician with numerous appearances at national, regional, and state conferences of the National Association for Music Education, the American Choral Directors Association, and the American Guild of Organists. His publications include performance editions and compositions with Carus-Verlag, Boosey & Hawkes, G. Schirmer, Augsburg Fortress, and MusicSpoke; articles in Choral Journal; and the book Handel’s Messiah: Warm-Ups for Successful Performance, published by Hal Leonard. Also an experienced church musician, he is Director of Music and Organist at Proclamation Presbyterian Church in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.