Ken Kulosa

 

Adjunct Professor of Cello 

Ken KulosaA native of Albuquerque, Ken Kulosa moved to St.Louis thirteen years ago at the invitation of the St. Louis Symphony. Kulosa came to St. Louis from Chicago where he played with the Chicago Symphony, the Grant Park Symphony, and the Chicago Chamber Musicians. At the same time, he held the post of principal cellist for both the South Bend and Northwest Indiana Symphonies. A graduate of the New England Conservatory and the University of Houston, Kulsoa studied with Laurence Lesser and Hans Jorgen Jensen, later becoming Mr. Jensen's assistant at Northwestern University. An active pedagogue as well as performer, Kulosa is in great demand as a private teacher and in 2003 the Missouri Chapter of the American String Teachers Association named him their Artist/Teacher of the Year. He is active as a chamber musician throughout the St. Louis area with the Saint Louis Symphony's Community Partnership program, the Pulitzer Foundation, and as a member of the Sheldon Concert Hall's education series resident piano trio. Passionate about period performance, Kulosa is currently a member of the Kingsbury Early Music Ensemble and frequently performs music from the baroque and classical period on period instruments.