About

 

Kelly Schenk is a composer and vocalist from Portland, OR. Kelly’s unique style blends singer-songwriter sensibility with contemporary jazz. As a junior year Presidential Scholar at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, she has shared the stage with the likes of Peter Eldridge, Jo Lawry, and Darmon Meader. The Kelly Schenk Quartet received a Downbeat award for their performance of original work in 2018.

 
Kelly Schenk possesses all the qualities that precede the rising of a new star. I’m so pleased to have had the opportunity to witness her talent at this point on her path to global recognition as a great Vocalist/Composer.
— Dr. Dee Daniels; Artistic Director of the DeMiero Jazz Fest (WA), vocalist, educator, composer
What do you get when Joni Mitchell and Keith Jarrett have a child? Kelly Schenk! I have had the pleasure of witnessing this new soul bringing forth a new sound to our world! For those of you who are ready, please take the time to embrace this spirit... The universe will be better because of her music.
— Niki Haris