Analisé Denise Kukelhan
Gladys B. Goetz Endowed Chair
Analisé Denise Kukelhan joined the first violin section of The Cleveland Orchestra in January 2015. She was previously a member of the first violin section of the North Carolina Symphony for two seasons, and has also been a member of the Akron Symphony Orchestra, Canton Symphony Orchestra, and the West Virginia Symphony. She has participated in the Spoleto Festival USA, Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Pacific Music Festival, National Orchestral Institute (serving as concertmaster in 2008), and the Kent/Blossom Music Festival. Ms. Kukelhan received her bachelor of music degree from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, where she studied with Kathleen Winkler, and her master of music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she was a student of Cleveland Orchestra concertmaster William Preucil.