Kelly has directed adult and children's vocal and handbell choirs throughout Oklahoma and performed with the Singing Churchmen of Oklahoma on tours throughout the United States and China. He holds a degree in Vocal Music Education from Oklahoma Baptist University.
Active in regional music theatre across the state, he has performed leading roles in Big River, Lullaby of Broadway, Little Shop of Horrors and Forever Plaid.
Kelly manages a kitchen and bath showroom in the Film Row District downtown. He sings with the Chancel Choir of Mayflower UCC and is the co-director of the Mayflower Handbell Ensemble.