The american soprano Klesie Kelly-Moog studied at the Wisconsin University-Madison with Bettina Björnsten and at the Nordwestdeutsche Musikakademie-Detmold with Helmut Kretschmar and Günther Weissenborn.
Intensive concert activity led her through all of Europe and Japan. She has performed with conductors such as Moshe Atzmon, Wolfgang Gönnenwein, Erich Leinsdorf, Bruno Maderna and Hiroshi Wakasugi. Intensive concert activity and Opera engagements led her through all of Europe and Japan.
Kelly was Professor of voice at the Musikhochschule Köln from 1986 to 2014. she gave vocal work-shops at Musikhochschule in Hannover, Würtzburg, Trossingen and Köln. She gives master classes in Europe and Korea. Several of her students have been awarded at international competitions and are members of leading opera companies in Europe.