Kelly Covert

Setnor School of Music

Instructor, Applied Music and Performance (Flute)

Kelly Covery portrait.

301 Crouse College
Syracuse, NY 13244-1010

Kelly J. Covert performs around the country in solo and chamber music concerts.

She has played with the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Syracuse Opera, Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra, Syracuse Society for New Music, Ensemble X, Red House Theater, and other chamber groups and has taught at Ithaca College and Oswego State University. She is a founding member of Dolce Flutes, a professional flute quartet based in Syracuse. She has also developed a workshop for flutists that uses yoga as a medium to attain better focus and energy during performance and help prevent injury.

Covert attended the University of Georgia and Ithaca College, where she received a B.M. and M.M. in flute performance, respectively. She has studied with Wendy Mehne, Claudia Anderson, Julie Stone, and Jim Zellers.  She lives in Baldwinsville, New York, with her husband and two sons and is an avid triathlete.


  • M.M., Ithaca College
  • B.M., University of Georgia