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Michael Culligan

Instrument: Percussion

Education: Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Duquesne University, Master of Music in Performance from Temple University

Hometown: Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Current neighborhood: Mount Auburn, Cincinnati, Ohio

Joined the CSO in 2015

Favorite things to do in Cincinnati: Cycling, exploring new restaurants, coffee shops, and breweries.

Activities and organizations outside of the CSO: Teaching percussion at Northern Kentucky University. Artistic Director for concert:nova. I also own a small business, Culligan Sticks, specializing in creating handmade timpani and gong sticks.

Hobbies: Playing defense for the Cincinnati Huns Hockey Team. Cheering on the Pittsburgh Penguins.