Kellie obtained her BM in vocal performance from Liberty University by 2009, and her MM in vocal performance from the University of Georgia, in 2011. She won honors performing in college and at NATS, performed principle roles, and toured with a music festival in Germany.

In D.C., she has sung with the Victorian Lyric Opera Company, been a featured soloist at George Washington's Mount Vernon, and most recently performed in The Little Theater of Alexandria's production of Anne of Green Gables. Kellie has 10 years of teaching experience in private vocal instruction.