Horn player Kelsey Ross is a performer and educator currently based in Florida as fourth horn of the Sarasota Orchestra. Originally from Central Pennsylvania, Kelsey earned both her Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore as a student of Denise Tryon. An advocate for using music to effect social change, Kelsey has worked with the Baltimore Symphony's OrchKids program and held teaching positions with the Peabody Preparatory and Baltimore School for the Arts.
Kelsey has spent summers at the Aspen Music Festival and Domaine Forget and made her Carnegie Hall debut performing with the New York String Orchestra under conductor Jaime Laredo. She has performed with ensembles such as The Florida Orchestra, Mid-Atlantic Symphony, and Washington Chamber Orchestra.