Origin: Rochester, NY
Years Active: 2003-Present
Official Websites: Kellyizzoshapiro.com
Kelly Izzo Shapiro graduated Summa Cum Laude from the music conservatory at SUNY Purchase. She has committed herself to writing at least one song everyday for the last 10 years and now has written over 4,000 songs. Alice Unraveled, Kelly’s first musical, was performed as a developmental reading at the acclaimed New York Musical Theater Festival in June 2013. Her second Musical, Silk & Cinders, was produced in Rochester, NY in April 2018. Kelly is currently working on a musical that she developed at the CAP 21 Writer’s Residency in February 2013. Kelly is a Woody Guthrie Songwriting Contest winner (2009) and was named ultimate guitar’s Unsigned Artist of the Month in November of 2008. She has also won several Ourstage.com songwriting competitions and is a member of the Andrew Lippa Songwriting group "Writer's Bloc". Kelly released her first CD Under the Lens in 2008 and released her second CD Bad Shark in 2012.