Kelvin trained at the Royal College of Music and has worked for ENO, ROH2, Glyndebourne, Opera Holland Park, ETO, Longborough, Mid-Wales Opera, Northern Ireland Opera, Aldeburgh. Kelvin is Co-Director of Postgraduate Opera at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, (assisting Stueart Bedford for Albert Herring). He is a coach for the Jette Parker Young Artists at ROH, Chorus Master- Opera Holland Park 2012, Assistant Chorus Master for Dorset Opera 2013-2014. Kelvin is musical director of Opera Forge -performing semi staged scenes from the Ring at RFH for Wagner 200 and at St Johns Smith Sq.
Credits as conductor/pianist include: I Pagliacci, Hansel & Gretel, La Voix Humaine, Cosi fan Tutte, Macbeth, Carmen, Madam Butterfly, L’Infedelta Delusa. Kelvin is a CREAR Scholar, Bayreuth Bursary Prize winner, and official accompanist for the Wagner Society. He has accompanied coachings with Sir John Tomlinson, Dame Anne Evans, Mary Plazas, Graham Clark, and accompanied masterclasses with Antonio Pappano, Sir John Tomlinson, Susan Bullock. He has regularly broadcast on Radio 3, and accompanied Sir John Tomlinson both on In Tune, and in recital. He gave a lieder recital in the Royal Opera House Crush Bar lunchtime recital series.
Recent engagements: Ring Cycle – Longborough 2012, La Boheme – Nevill Holt, Conductor – La Boheme for HeadFirst Productions, Tristan & Isolde for Longborough. Future engagement: Assistant conductor La Traviata for Winslow Hall Opera