Guitar ~ Keyboards ~ Vocals
Mike Tekulve has been playing, writing and recording since since age 12, and has become one of the most sought after players in Cincinnati. Mike has played with a plethora of local, regional and national musicians doing everything from theater gigs, rock bands. Here are just a few to check your age and memory: Jim Diamond and the Groove Syndicate, Brian Lovely and the Secret, Prizoner , Pangea (former members of Starcastle), Marsha Brady, Mara, Funkytown, Johnny Fink and the Intrusion, and assorted others over the years.
Mike is an award winning, seasoned recording engineer and composer who has worked with clients such as Sony, Take Two Entertainment, Microsoft, Nintendo, Coca Cola, P&G, Saatchi & Saatchi, just to name a few. He has created works with musicians all over the world including Beck, Bootsy Collins, Ice-T, (yes…that one) and a pile of others . He has been an Engineer/Composer for Goldman Productions (formerly 5th Floor Recording Studios), a Senior Global Audio Producer for Acclaim Entertainment, and since 2004 he has been the Principle/Creative Director for CAA Studios. He has won numerous awards for his work including 2 regional Emmys!
In addition to all of mike’s playing and recording gigs, Mike is a Professor and Studio Director at Cincinnati State College.
Best kept secret? “I’ll never tell, thats why they are secrets”
“I love my family, I love life, I appreciate everyone I have had the privilege to work with over the years, and I certainly feel more than blessed to be working with my talented DV8 family”