Kelly Langenberg (M.M., De Paul University; B.M., B.M.E., Baldwin Wallace College Conservatory of Music) is a thriving performer and teacher with a growing list of accomplishments and performing opportunities. In addition to her faculty positions at Northern Illinois University, North Park University, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Elgin Community College, she has recently appeared at the Chicago Brass Festival, the International Women’s Brass Conference with the Alliance Brass Quintet, the Chicago Brass Festival and the Mid-North Horn Workshop with the Alloy|Uber Horn Quartet, the 45th International Horn Society Symposium with the Chicago Horn Consort, and the 2013 National Trumpet Competition, the Great American Brass Band Festival, and the International Trumpet Guild Conference with the Stiletto Brass Quintet, where her playing was reviewed as “ferociously powerful” (ITG Journal).
Kelly’s orchestral performance experiences includes the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra and Light Opera Works Orchestra as principal horn, and also the Chicago Philharmonic, Ars Viva! Symphony, Kenosha Symphony, and Lake Forest Symphony. She has performed in the US with the Boston Brass and internationally with the Yucatan Symphony of Merida, Mexico. Kelly's continuing passion for orchestral music study has taken her to the Aspen Music Festival, the Pierre Monteux School for Conductors and Orchestral Musicians, and the Chautauqua Institute.
Kelly has performed live on Iowa Public Television, and can be seen performing on the internationally-released PBS Special Broadcast “Ethan Bortnick, The Power of Music”. Recordings include “On Tour, vol. 1” and “Deus In Adjutorium” with the Alliance Brass Quintet, the Stiletto Brass Quintet with Doc Severinsen (CD Baby label), and the Kallima Wind Quintet (Contemporary Record Society Label).
Kelly Langenberg is a Hans Hoyer USA Concert Artist and a Denis Wick Artist and Clinician.