Kelly Moran is a composer, producer, and pianist from Long Island, New York. She completed her undergraduate degree in Performing Arts Technology at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor where she studied piano performance, sound engineering, and composition. While at Michigan, Moran developed numerous personalized improvisational practices, in addition to utilizing solo automatism as a basis for composition and musical exploration. A deep interest in composition for dance has propelled numerous collaborations and served as the foundation for her masters thesis. As a pianist, Kelly has given multiple recitals of contemporary piano repertoire specializing in works employing extended techniques and a “prepared” piano. Moran currently lives and works in New York City as a freelance pianist.