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Kelly Odell

Kelly Odell

Adjunct Faculty

Oboe and Bassoon

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Bachelor of Music - Music Performance,  University of Iowa

Masters of Music - Music Performance, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Courses Taught

Applied Oboe


Kelly has an undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and a Performance Certificate from the Sweelinck Conservatorium in Amsterdam. She was a winner of the Concerto Competition at the University of Massachusetts, where she received her Master's. She has been on the faculty of Bates College, Georgia Southern University, University of South Carolina-Aiken, and is presently the oboe instructor at Augusta University.

Kelly has performed as guest artist with Symphony Orchestra Augusta, Savannah Orchestra, South Carolina Chamber Orchestra, Pittsfield Symphony and the Smith College Orchestra. She has played with Portland Symphony, Springfield Symphony, South Carolina Philharmonic, Greenville Symphony, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Augusta Opera, and the Quad City Symphony. She has toured Western Europe with the Ricciotti Ensemble, an orchestra dedicated to performing new music.

Kelly currently performs oboe and English horn with the Hilton Head Orchestra, North Charleston Pops, Symphony Orchestra Augusta, Augusta Choral Society and Lyra Vivace Chamber Orchestra.


The Etherredge Center
University of South Carolina Aiken
471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801
P: (803) 641-3305

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday : 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

Friday : 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday : Closed

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