Victoria Kelly is an award winning film composer and musician. After completing her undergraduate degree in Auckland, New Zealand, she completed post-graduate studies in film scoring at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, under the tutelage of Elmer Bernstein, David Raksin and Christopher Young. Although her focus is film composing, Victoria also works as an arranger, performer and producer. She has collaborated with some of New Zealand’s most renowned artists including SJD, Nathan Haines and Shapeshifter.
Victoria's contemporary classical music has been commissioned, performed and recorded by many of New Zealand’s leading performers and ensembles including NZTrio, the New Zealand String Quartet, Stroma and Michael Houstoun. For her work in film and television, she has received numerous nominations and won two New Zealand Screen Awards. Her most recent work has included co-composing the music for the television series "The Almighty Johnsons" with Sean Donnelly, performing in her band 'The Bellbirds' with Don McGlashan, Sean Donnelly and Sandy Mill and directing the music for the Opening Ceremony of the Rugby World Cup 2011.
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