Kelsei Peppars

Fiddle/Violin Instructor

Kelsei Peppars is a highly sought after violinist, singer and speaker. While growing up in church, she developed a passion for CCM, Worship, and Gospel music. Leading worship by the age of 16 and playing in a professional symphony orchestra by the age of 19, Kelsei discovered her passion for music and leading others in worship.

Kelsei has been a member of numerous ensembles including the Saint Joseph Symphony, one of three professional symphony orchestras in the state of Missouri. She served as the Assistant Music Librarian and copyist, as well as a section first violinist. She has participated in several professional musicals, operas, in multiple orchestras, and as a soloist throughout Missouri and Kansas. Additionally, she has served as a freelance violinist, playing in churches and worship conferences throughout the country.

Since moving to Nashville, Kelsei has had the opportunity to record on multiple projects, as well as perform with several local artists, bands, and orchestras. She has shared the stage with artists like Natalie Grant, Nichole Nordeman, Matt Maher, Hope Darst, Melinda Doolittle, The Settles Connection, BeBe Winans, Travis Cottrell, and Arturo Delmoni. Her most recent project being on tour with country artist Jess Kellie Adams. Additionally, Kelsei plays with the Nashville Praise Symphony — an auditioned group that hosts benefit concerts throughout the year for local non-profits.Kelsei is experienced in many genres of music, from Classical to CCM, Worship, Gospel, Pop, Indie, Jazz, Country, and Bluegrass. She has recorded both violin and keys on numerous recording projects in Nashville and Kansas City, as well as been featured as a violinist, vocalist/BGV, and keyboardist in multiple shows and live events. Kelsei graduated in 2018 with a Bachelors of Music in Performance and Business. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Music in Commercial Violin Performance at Belmont University, studying under the instruction of Ryan Joseph.

 

 

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