Cellist, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Denielle Wilson is a cellist and educator from Lithonia, Georgia. She has played in the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and is currently completing her second year as a diversity fellow with the Cincinnati Symphony and University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music. She completed an undergraduate degree at Northwestern University in 2017, having majored in cello performance and music education. Her musical mentors have included Hans Jørgen Jensen, Alan Rafferty, Joel Dallow and Nan Kimberling. She has spent summers at the Meadowmount School of Music, Bowdoin Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival and School, and the Grant Park Music Festival. She plays in a piano trio with her siblings, Dana and Cliff Jr., and they enjoy sharing classical and religious music with their local community.