David Kelly is a répétiteur and pianist based in Tāmaki Makaurau, New Zealand. He is Principal Répétiteur for New Zealand Opera. He performs regularly with the Auckland Philharmonia, Auckland Chamber Orchestra and Orchestra Wellington, and is a coach and accompanist at the New Zealand Opera School and the Universities of Waikato and Auckland.
He performs with flutist Luca Manghi on the critically applauded recital disc Quays (Atoll Records, ACD 882), and is a member of the Donizetti Trio, which undertook national tours in 2014 and 2019 for Chamber Music New Zealand.
David studied at the University of Canterbury with Diedre Irons and Maurice Till and is a graduate of the Australian Opera Studio.