Kellie O'Neill began her viola studies with St Agnes School Violin & Orchestra Project (now Scoil Úna Naofa in Crumlin, Dublin 12) under the guidance of Nicole Hudson. She became a member of Dublin Youth Orchestras in 2009 and played for four seasons with the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland.
Kellie is currently studying with Simon Aspell for a B Mus in Performance on viola at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. She is a member of the Trinity College Orchestra and, RIAM Philharmonia, and plays regularly with the City of Dublin Chamber orchestra , as well as playing with chamber ensembles across Ireland.
Kellie has had the privilege of working with some fantastic musicians such as Nicola Benedetti (violinist) and Daniel Rowland (violinist). She regularly tutors beginner and intermediate players for St Agnes Parents String Orchestra". Kellie plays a 1904 William John Acton viola