Kelly Jenkins

Staff • Program Manager, Artist Development

Kelly Jenkins works with Urban Gateways artists to create engaging learning opportunities and arts experiences for program participants of all ages. Prior to this role, Kelly supported educational programs of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras. She previously taught pre-K, general music, and after-school music programs in Oakland, CA and the Berkeley Unified School District, and has been an active musician performing across the globe. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Kelly earned a BA from the University of California at Berkeley where she studied music and early childhood education and holds an MM from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.