Joe KellyToronto Symphony Assistant Principal Timpani/Section Percussionist Joe Kelly, has joined the Majestic artist roster. With an impressive career spanning orchestral performances, education, and solo engagements, Joe Kelly brings a wealth of talent and experience to the Majestic Percussion family.

"Majestic has a remarkable way of balancing quality builds with creative designs and the sonic results are stellar," said Joe. "The Opus One Snare Drum series is a wildly versatile addition to the market. They end up on our stage here in Toronto often. Crisp, powerful, expressive. These drums are truly a pleasure to play."

Joe Kelly has been an integral part of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra since 2018. His dedication to music education extends beyond the orchestra, as he serves as a private educator in Toronto and mentors the percussion section of the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra.

Prior to his tenure in Toronto, Joe Kelly was a percussionist in the New World Symphony. He holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the Manhattan School of Music, as well as a Professional Diploma from Roosevelt University. Joe is also an alumni of the Lucerne Festival Academy and the Tanglewood Music Center, where in both programs he has returned as a soloist with their Alumni ensembles.

"The Majestic team is thrilled to bring Joe on to the Majestic roster of artists. He is a remarkable musician who plays with a sense of expressiveness and passion that is a joy to witness. We look forward to many years of collaboration,” says Nic Milliner, Brand Manager for Majestic Percussion.

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