Nicholas Ryan Kelly is a US-born Canadian composer specializing in choral music inspired by film scores.
"An extraordinary compositional voice. . . with hints of [Samuel] Barber."
--Erick Lichte, director, Chor Leoni Men's Choir; founding member, Cantus
"He writes with a deep understanding of the voice and the choral medium."
--Mark Vuorinen, artistic director, Elora Singers and Grand Philharmonic Choir; past president, Choirs Ontario
"[S]ophisticated work of such immediate, glittery appeal that I can see it gracing the programs of any orchestra in this country."
--David Gordon Duke, Vancouver Sun
"Sublimely beautiful"--Arizona Daily Star