Katie Wychulis, principal harp of Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra and the Boulder Philharmonic, is a native of Omaha, Neb. She graduated cum laude from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied with Alice Chalifoux and Yolanda Kondonassis. She received her Master of Music degree from Rice University as a student of Paula Page. A Fulbright grant recipient in 2001, Ms. Wychulis traveled to Australia where she studied with Alice Giles at the Australian National University in Canberra.
She has performed nationwide as an orchestral soloist and harpist, chamber musician, and recitalist. Active as a teacher and educator, she was on the faculty for six summers of the Rocky Ridge Music Center in Colorado, a program for young musicians, where she was also a regular performer on the Music in the Mountains chamber concert series. She has given numerous masterclasses and currently maintains private studios in Omaha and Lincoln. Ms. Wychulis serves on the board of directors for the Omaha Chamber Music Society and the Great Plains Harp Chapter.