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While Andrea Amati’s “King” cello makes its debut in NYC this summer, NOTES looks into the Nicola Amati violin being played right here at CIM

“Does your instrument have a story?” That’s what CIM’s NOTES magazine asked faculty this spring. And faculty had plenty to share. Stories ranged from cellos that survived the Holocaust to oddly-shaped violas to colorful plastic clarinets. In light of the … Continue reading

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American composer, author, administrator and thought leader Gunther Schuller, dies at age 89

Pulitzer Prize winner, MacArthur “Genius” award recipient and two-time Grammy award winner, Gunther Schuller, died on Sunday. The musical icon was the Cleveland Institute of Music’s Kulas Visiting Artist this year and in May, Mr. Schuller delivered the Commencement Address … Continue reading

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Alum gets Yo-Yo Ma as a stand partner after last-minute sub

Cleveland Institute of Music alum and cellist Genevieve Tabby (BM ’13, Kraut/Geber) was about to go on stage for the second half of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago’s June 10 concert, when she learned she’d have a new stand partner. … Continue reading

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Alum to play for the President of South Korea during U.S. visit

On June 16, President Obama will welcome President Park Geun-hye of the Republic of Korea to the White House. The night before, Cleveland Institute of Music alumnus Suliman Tekalli (MM ’13, Smirnoff) will welcome President Geun-hye at the Ritz Carlton … Continue reading

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The Cleveland Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony Duke it Out on Twitter Over the NBA Finals

Things are heating up in Cleveland as the Cavaliers and Warriors wrap up game three of the NBA Finals. Even The Cleveland Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony have joined in on the rivalry with some musical banter that’s so bad it’s good. … Continue reading

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Alum’s performance at Dallas City Performance Hall is “wow”

Cleveland Institute of Music alum Jinjoo Cho (PS’15, Laredo) performed at Dallas City Performance Hall as part of Chamber Music International with pianist Hyun Soo Kim. The Dallas Morning News said the performance “had it all: brilliant virtuosity, a visceral feeling … Continue reading

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Faculty perform at NPR Music’s “Tiny Desk”

Performances at NPR Music’s Tiny Desk are just that: musicians sit at All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen’s desk and play a concert. This month, head of the CIM guitar department and recent Grammy winner Jason Vieaux and CIM harp … Continue reading

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Faculty perform around the globe this summer

As the school year comes to a close, CIM Faculty members are packing their bags and setting off for festivals, workshops, performances and appearances around the world. From the Aspen Music Festival, to the Interlochen Viola Workshop to performances at … Continue reading

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Congratulations Class of 2015!

This past weekend, CIM was filled with excitement, ceremony and cap-and-gown-clad new graduates. In case you missed the festivities, the 2015 CIM Conservatory Commencement Ceremony can be viewed in its entirety here. Click to see this year’s dignitaries receive honors and … Continue reading

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Congratulations Graduates!

At CIM’s ninetieth annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, the class of 2015 was treated to a keynote address by American composer and musical legend, Gunther Schuller and musical performances by CIM students, who played a new piece Schuller composed specially … Continue reading

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