Alumnus premiered work and made conducting debut at festival

CIM Alumnus Joshua Roman, Cello, (Photo by Jeremy Sawatzky)Cellist Joshua Roman (BM’04/MM’05), 31, is another CIM graduate taking an active role in building the next repertoire – as demonstrated by the world premiere of his work we do it to one another at a Music Academy of the West concert on August 2, 2014. Continue reading

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Grammy Winner, Cleveland Pops Oboist, CIM Alumnus

Today CIM alumnus Thomas Moore is principal oboist for the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, though it’s just one in a list of impressive positions on his resume, which also includes four Grammy Award wins. Not bad considering he chose the instrument almost by default, since his sisters had chosen the flute and clarinet and his parents had “banned” any brass from the house. Continue reading

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Hoopes’ Dreams, CIM alumnus interview in August issue of Strings

Cleveland Institute of Music Preparatory division alumnus Chad Hoopes has been making a name for himself for close to a decade–quite an accomplishment for a 19-year-old. Recently, he released his first studio recording of concertos by Mendelssohn and John Adams to rave reviews, and now he’s the cover story of Strings magazine. Continue reading

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Make a Lunch Date with the CIM Alumni Association

Beginning on July 1 and continuing each Tuesday in July, alumni of the Cleveland Institute of Music will perform a lunchtime recital in CIM’s charming (and air conditioned) Mixon Hall. Continue reading

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CIM’s 89th Annual Commencement Address by Nicholas Mann, May 17

The morning of Saturday, May 17, 2014, was a bit overcast with cool rain lightly dropping from time-to-time. But, inside the Cleveland Institute of Music, the atmosphere was warm, welcoming and bright as 140 excited students enjoyed the final notes in an early movement in this great work called life. Continue reading

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ChamberFest Cleveland celebrates “Three,” starting and ending at CIM

ChamberFest Cleveland, co-founded by two members of the CIM family — Franklin Cohen and his daughter Diana (pictured) — is back for a third season, and they’ll kick things off in CIM’s state-of-the-art Mixon Hall with a concert entitled Celebrate 3! performed at 8pm on Thursday, June 19.

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School’s out for the summer but the music goes on at CIM

Just because the academic year has concluded at the Cleveland Institute of Music doesn’t mean everything’s quiet. Continue reading

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Robert Mann Receives Honorary Doctorate at CIM Commencement

The Cleveland Institute of Music adds composer/virtuoso Robert Mann to our illustrious list of Honorary Doctorates at the 89th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 17, 2014, in the Conservatory’s Kulas Hall. Continue reading

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CIM welcomes Stanislav Khristenko, 2013 CIPC Winner and CIM Alum

Stanislav Khristenko, winner of the 2013 Cleveland International Piano Competition (CIPC) and a Cleveland Institute of Music alumnus, returns to CIM’s Kulas Hall stage at 8pm on Sunday, May 11, for a recital presented by CIPC and featuring works by Bartók, Liszt, Chopin and more.  Continue reading

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May 2 Faculty Recital Canceled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Cleveland Institute of Music faculty recital scheduled for Friday, May 2, featuring violinist Ivan Zenaty has been canceled. At this time, no plans have been made to reschedule the concert. Thank you!

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