Acting Principal Bassoon
Joined the MET Orchestra: 2004
Mr. Shelly is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music (B.M.) and the Juilliard School (M.M.). He lives and teaches in NYC's Upper West Side.
In recent seasons, he has performed with the Mostly Mozart Festival, and will join the Mainly Mozart Festival in 2015. He can also be seen on broadcasts of the All-Star Orchestra, and heard in major motion picture and commercial soundtracks. Mr. Shelly enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling with his wife, music librarian Jennifer Johnson.