Terrance Kelly has extensive musical credentials in both gospel and jazz music. He's a popular soloist and accomplished director, composer, and arranger. His credits include choral arrangements on albums by Linda Ronstadt and the Kronos Quartet and gospel arrangements TV and video soundtracks. He wrote or arranged most of the music for each of the choir's albums and received an Emmy Award for his choral arrangement of OIGC's KGO-TV public service announcement.
He's received the Local Heroes Award from KQED and was honored at the Gospel Music Awards. He was also awarded the Dr. Edwin Hawkins Excellence Award.
Mr. Kelly is Minister of Magnification at Oakland's Imani Community Church. He teaches gospel music worldwide and is Gospel Choir Director for Jazz Camp West. He is also a semi-regular member of the San Francisco Opera Chorus.
His father, the late Ed Kelly, was an esteemed jazz and gospel pianist. His mother, the late Faye Kelly, was a gospel choir director and pianist.