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Erica Kelly

Assistant to the VP of Administration

Erica has been at Purchase College since 2015. After working as the Music Production Coordinator in the Conservatory of Music for five years, she moved to the Business Affairs Office, serving as the Assistant to the VP of Administration. She has also been involved in a number of special projects and committees on campus including the Arts Abroad Program, the 2020 College Catalog, BPAC, and chairing the 2024 Commencement Committee.
In addition to her position at Purchase, she serves as the Executive Director of the  the New Choral Society in Scarsdale, where she also sings. She previously served on the board of the New York Choral Consortium and worked as the Director of Operations for the Westchester Children’s Chorus, the Executive Director of the New York City Master Chorale, as well as in the education departments at Carnegie Hall, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Before moving to New York, Erica was the Executive Director of the Tallahassee Community Chorus under the direction of Dr. André J. Thomas, as well as Camp Director for Shrine Mont’s Music and Drama camp.
Erica holds a Master of Arts degree in Arts Administration from Florida State University and a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Music Education from James Madison University in Virginia. She lives in New Rochelle with her husband, two daughters, and two dogs.