Kelly Cornell was named associate principal horn of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in 2012. In 2014 she was appointed to the position of principal horn of the Santa Fe Opera. Kelly has previously been a member of the Kansas City Symphony and the Nashville Symphony and has served as a substitute in the Cincinnati Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, and St. Paul Chamber orchestras.
Kelly is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and the New England Conservatory of Music. She is married to FWSO violinist Matt Milewski and they have a young son.