Kelley Hijleh holds a Bachelor of Music and a Graduate Performance Diploma from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in voice performance. Ms. Hijleh has appeared as a soloist with the Rochester Philharmonic, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Ashland Symphony, the MasterWorks Festival, the Janus Orchestra, Baltimore’s Pro Musica Rara, the Baltimore Bach Ensemble, the Peabody Symphony, and in major roles with the Peabody Opera Theater and the Houghton College Lyric Theater. In 2014, she was the soprano soloist for the premiere of Cantate Dominio by composer David Davies at Carnegie Hall and was also a featured soloist at the Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers National Conference at Biola University. She sang with Vox Lumine from 20011-2014. Ms. Hijleh is a member of NATS and has served as an adjudicator at district and regional levels. She served on faculty at Montclair State University, where she taught voice performance and pedagogy. Recently, she relocated to Ashville, NC, where she teaches singing at Montreat College.