Ryan Kelly is professor of music and 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 Augsburg Fortress, Boosey & Hawkes, Carus-Verlag, G. Schirmer, Mark Foster, MusicSpoke, and Shaw Music; articles in Choral Journal; and the books Handel’s Messiah: Warm-Ups for Successful Performance (Hal Leonard, 2016) and Calls to Worship, Invocations, and Benedictions (P&R, 2022). An experienced liturgist and church musician, he is Director of Music and Organist at Proclamation Presbyterian Church in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.