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Modern facilities help serve the Cleveland Institute of Music's mission by providing students and faculty with world-class computer technology, performance spaces, recording equipment, and other benefits.

From the shared CIM / Case Western Reserve University high-powered fiber optic internet service to the newly built masterpiece, Mixon Hall, CIM is outfitted to offer the very best to students, performers, and the community.

Hosting an Event at CIM

If you are interested in hosting an event at CIM, the Institute does allow groups to rent its facilities. For specific details on how to bring the atmosphere and music of CIM to your event, please send an e-mail to Whitney Clair, Concert Facilities Coordinator, or reach her by phone at (216) 791-5000 ext. 516.


Main Building Hours

Subject to change on concert evenings, during vacations, and when deemed necessary by the school administration, hours during the academic year are as follows:

  • Monday through Thursday, 7:15 am - l2:00 am
  • Friday, 7:15 am - 11:00 pm
  • Saturday, 7:45 am - 11:00 pm
  • Sunday, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Vacation building hours are published in advance of each vacation period, and daily building hours are included on the bi-weekly calendar which is posted on the bulletin boards.


CIM's Facilities At A Glance

Click on the links below to learn more about CIM's world-class facilities.

Mixon Hall →


Capacity: 235 seats.
Details: Stage enclosed by glass and acoustic wood walls overlooking the Gilliam Family Music Garden.

Upstage back wall: 36 ft. wide.
Stage depth: 21 ft.
Lighting: Concert lighting, fixed focus.
Sound: 2 wireless mics, CD playback.

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Kulas Hall →


Capacity: 535 plus four handicapped spots.
Details: Main stage enclosed by acoustic shell and ceiling.
Upstage back wall: 36 ft. wide.
Stage depth: 38 ft. (with pit lift)
Proscenium opening: 47 ft.
Lighting: Concert lighting, fixed focus.
Sound: 2 wireless mics, 1 corded mic, CD playback.

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Computing @ CIM

Recording Services

Robert & Jean Conrad Control Room →

This state-of-the-art production facility services Mixon Hall and is THX PM3 certified.

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Robinson Music Library →

A beautiful design combined with enhanced technology and improved lighting and furnishings work together to create an attractive and inviting library conducive to study and expanding one's musical horizons.

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Pogue Lobby →

CIM has a new entrance onto East Boulevard and a sophisticated new lobby, often used for social functions in conjunction with concerts.

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Fred A. Lennon Education Building →

This new wing includes practice rooms, percussion and timpani practice rooms and teaching studios, the McAfee Conference Room, Maltz Lobby, an Electronic Music Studio, the Patrick Audio Recording Studio, and the Kulas Center for International Education - CIM's Distance Learning studios. It is also home to several administrative offices.

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Patrick Audio Studio →

This state-of-the-art studio's acoustic design was created by CIM adjunct faculty member Peter D'Antonio and incorporates characteristics on the cutting edge of acoustical research. It allows student to work and learn about recording in a space that is in a class by itself.

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Kulas Center for International Studies →

Distance Learning has two video conference studios. The large studio holds an instrumental sextet and a piano accompanist. The second studio holds a quartet. Each studio has a dedicated control room. Advanced video, audio and tele-communication systems in the DL studios and in Mixon Hall allow CIM to connect with schools and other conservatories all around the world.

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Terrace and Garden →

As part of the Lennon Building, students, faculty and the public have a new lounge and outdoor terrace on which to gather. It is adjacent to green space including a lovely garden connecting to the Mixon Hall wing.

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The Original CIM Building →

Opened in 1961, CIM's main building houses practice rooms, teaching studios, Kulas Hall and administrative space.

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Hazel Annex →

This brick structure houses practice rooms and rehearsal space. It is located next to the main campus.

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Cutter House Residence Hall →

Cutter house is home to freshmen and sophomores at CIM. It is footsteps away from the main building. The residence hall was recently renovated with new bathrooms and kitchen, updated lounge area and many amenities.

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