Kelly’s debut as a director on the contest stage landed the chorus a Regional Championship and the right to compete at the International Competition in Calgary in 2007.
Kelly is well known in Sweet Adeline Region 25 as the last lead of the Ark Angels, a quartet that successfully competed at the regional and international level for over twenty-five years. During her tenure the quartet won two 2nd place and two Championship medals.
A member of the Region 25 Music Faculty since 1993, she coaches both choruses and quartets and is a regular instructor at Regional music schools.
Kelly shares a home in Maumelle with her husband Clif, son Jack, and their three dachshunds. She works for an international business headquartered in Little Rock.
They have won the Region 25 chorus competition five times and competed at the International level, winning the Harmony Achievement Award (for the best small chorus) at an international performance in 2000 (Orlando, FL).
Peggy is an internationally renown performer in the world of barbershop, having sung with two international championship quartets, "Ginger n Jazz"(1987) and "Rumors"(1999).
A certified member of the Sweet Adelines International Faculty, and currently President of Sweet Adelines International, she coaches choruses and quartets all over the world and teaches seminars for hundreds of members every year (to go to school with Peggy on-line, click here). She is an approved judge in the showmanship category.