Chelsea Kuhlow is a music educator currently teaching in the Waterford, WI area. Kuhlow has previously taught in Whitewater, WI and Janesville, WI. Chelsea graduated from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater in 2015 and received her Bachelor's Degree in Instrumental and General Music Education. Before coming to Whitewater, she graduated with honors from Clinton High School in Clinton, WI and then went on to receive her Associates Degree from the University of Wisconsin – Rock County, May, 2012. Chelsea has studied flute under Mrs. Anne Harsevoort and Ms. Kay Schultz of Clinton, WI, Dr. Amy VanDeuren of Madison, WI, Dr. Robin Fellows at UW-Whitewater and composition with Dr. Jeff Herriot also at UW-Whitewater.
Although Chelsea grew up in a small town in southern Wisconsin, she was exposed to a variety of musical genres early on. Everyone in her family loves music and plays a variety of instruments. This creative environment allowed Kuhlow to explore her love for music. Throughout her youth, she was involved in plays, musicals, singing groups, showchoirs, and bands. Her involvement in these groups ranged from singing to playing instruments to choreographing dances. Chelsea began playing flute in 5th grade.
Chelsea Kuhlow has played with the Whitewater Symphonic Orchestra, Whitewater Concert Band, as well as the Warhawk Marching Band. She has played as assistant principal with both the Rock Prairie Concert Band and Orchestra, assistant principal in the Rock Valley Honors Band, and principal flute in the Clinton High School Symphonic Band. Along with playing the flute, Kuhlow has stayed active as a vocalist both in chamber groups and as a solo performer. She performed with the University of Wisconsin – Rock County Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, and Jazz Ensemble as well as with Whitewater’s Women’s Chorale. Currently, Kuhlow performs as a soloist as well as a chamber musician with local groups with emphasis on improvised and new music.
In addition to being a music teacher and musician, Chelsea is also a farm owner and entrepreneur. She is the founder and president of Kuhlow Girls Showpigs based out of Janesville, WI. She raises pigs and sells them both locally and nationally to 4-H members to show in their county and state fairs. Chelsea also shows pigs herself at national shows and conferences across the United States. Her company is quickly becoming well-known throughout the industry as one of the best in the state of Wisconsin.