Violin; Administrative Director, Preparatory Violin Department, received Bachelor of Music, Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from CIM, studying with David Cerone, Koichiro Harada, Erich Eichhorn and Gerald Gelbloom. She also studied at the Cleveland Music School Settlement with Martha Gillespie Shipps, earning a Certificate of Achievement, at the Meadowmount School of Music, and at Tanglewood, where she was a fellowship student. Ms. Ruzicka appears frequently as a recitalist and chamber musician in the Great Lakes area, and undertook a concert tour of Poland in 2005. A noted violin pedagogue, Ms. Ruzicka is a published author in American String Teacher. She is also author of the book Scale Techniques for the Advanced Violinist, pending publication. She is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda. Ms. Ruzicka performs with the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, and has served on the faculty of the ENCORE School for Strings. She was appointed to the CIM faculty in 1984.
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Dean of the Conservatory
216.791.5000 ext. 204
Administrative Assistant to the Dean
216.791.5000 ext. 273
216.791.5000 ext. 230
International Student Advisor
216.791.5000 ext. 233
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March 31, 2015, 7:30 pm
Paul Schenly, host
CIM@CMA | Music in the Galleries
April 1, 2015, 6:00 pm
Cleveland Museum of Art
Students from CIM and the CWRU early music program present a wide range of repertoire in this series of early evening performances. To make your evening even more musical, attend the 8pm CIM Orchestra Concert at Severance.
Presented in collaboration with the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Case Western Reserve University Music Department.
Cleveland Museum of Art | 11150 East Blvd, University Circle
Preparatory: Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony Concert
April 1, 2015, 7:00 pm
Perry High School, 4325 Manchester Ave., Perry, OH
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony II – Concert Winds
Daniel Crain, conductor
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony II – Symphonic Winds
Melissa Lichtler, conductor
Perry High School Symphonic Band
Bradley Hruska, conductor