• Kelly Corcoran - Conductor
  • Kelly Corcoran - Conductor
  • Kelly Corcoran - Conductor

"Corcoran's exploration of Debussy's soundscapes was sure and sensitive, and the NSO played for her with unusual delicacy. "

Tim Page, Washington Post

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Named “Best Classical Conductor” in 2015 by the Nashville Scene, Kelly Corcoran is a passionate advocate for the robust place of classical music in our lives and the lives of future generations.   Corcoran is Artistic Director of Intersection, a contemporary music ensemble dedicated to challenging the traditional concert experience with concerts for all ages.  Corcoran conducted the Nashville Symphony for nine seasons, both as Associate Conductor and Director of the Symphony Chorus, where she conducted the orchestra in hundreds of performances and was the primary conductor for the education and community engagement concerts.  Corcoran founded the Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra thirteen years ago and continues to serve on the board.

Intersection: Expanding the musical language of Nashville
Kelly Corcoran’s pursuit to transform lives and communities through classical music and Intersection

Arts Voices: Nashville Public Radio
Conductor Kelly Corcoran On Why Classical Music Is For Everyone

Corcoran made a habit of producing dramatic buildups... This was just one way in which her lively conducting made for a fresh encounter with otherwise familiar repertoire.

Tyler Zimmer, The Tennessean

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  • December 10, 2016 - The Legend Of Zelda Symphony Of The Goddesses - San Jose, CA

    City National Civic
    Kelly Corcoran, Conductor

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    December 13, 2016 - Holiday Concert with Louisville Orchestra, Louisville, KY

    Brown Theatre
    Kelly Corcoran, Conductor

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  • January 7, 2017 - The Legend Of Zelda Symphony Of The Goddesses - Fort Worth, TX

    Bass Performance Hall
    Kelly Corcoran, Conductor

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    January 12, 2017 - INTERSECTION in Concert - Nashville, TN

    Fisk University
    Kelly Corcoran, Conductor

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  • January 21, 2017 - Family: Carnival of the Animals - Louisville Orchestra, Louisville, KY

    Brown Theatre
    Kelly Corcoran, Conductor

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    January 28, 2017 - Tucson Family Concert

    tucsonsymphony.org
    Kelly Corcoran, Conductor

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  • February 11, 2017 - INTERSECTION Family Concert - Nashville, TN

    Kelly Corcoran, Conductor

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    February 12, 2017 - INTERSECTION Family Concert - Nashville, TN

    Kelly Corcoran, Conductor

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  • March 18, 2017 - Family: Heroes and Villains - Louisville Orchestra, Louisville, KY

    Brown Theatre
    Kelly Corcoran, Conductor

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