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Recent grad earns coveted spot with Opéra Bastille

Mezzo-soprano Amber Fasquelle completed her bachelor’s degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music in December 2015 and a month later, flew to Paris to compete in an international competition for a position in a young artist program at Opéra Bastille. “I … Continue reading

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Students earn top prizes at annual composer contest

CIM senior Shawn Head and freshman Joseph Tolonen won second and third place, respectively, at the Cleveland Composers Guild Third Annual Collegiate Composition Contest held last month. In addition to cash prizes, the CIM composition students, who both study with … Continue reading

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Pierre Boulez, renowned composer and conductor and CIM Honorary Doctorate recipient, dies at 90

Prominent French composer and conductor Pierre Boulez died on Tuesday at his home in Germany. He was 90. He left behind an unforgettable legacy, filled with inspiring works that effectively changed classical music as we know it. In 2005 Mr. … Continue reading

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CIM Brings the Audience Inside the Action

Ever wonder what it’s like to conduct an orchestra or to be swaying in unison with the violin section? CIM Perspectives is hoping to bring that experience to anyone with access to YouTube. This new program outfits CIM performers and … Continue reading

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Every Decision You Make Changes A Path

The Cleveland Institute of Music, nestled in the culture-rich University Circle, provides world-class opportunities—opportunities to work with some of the top faculty in the world, to study at conservatories abroad, or to receive coaching from masters in Shanghai without ever … Continue reading

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Alumni Snapshot: Jason Vieaux

Pictured from L to R: CIM alumni and faculty members Alan Bise, Jason Vieaux and Bruce Egre. When Jason Vieaux walked the red carpet at this year’s Grammy Awards, he estimated he had about a five percent chance of winning; … Continue reading

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Gary Hanson Named Interim President of the Cleveland Institute of Music

The Cleveland Institute of Music announces that Gary Hanson, retiring executive director of The Cleveland Orchestra, has been named Interim President of CIM. Mr. Hanson was appointed at a special meeting of the CIM Board of Trustees, on Friday, December … Continue reading

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Spring Bills Available on Self Service

Spring Bills are now available on Self Service. Additionally, hard copies have been mailed to all U.S. billing addresses. Bills addressed to non-U.S. addresses have been placed in the CIM student mailboxes. Spring 2016 Payment Policies and Spring 2016 Payment … Continue reading

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Two Alums Land Grammy Nominations

Alum and rising superstar Daniil Trifonov (AC ’13, AD ’15, Babayan) was nominated for Best Classical Instrumental Solo for his album Rachmaninov Variations with the Philadelphia Orchestra and alum and four-time Grammy winner Thomas C. Moore (BM ‘86, MM ’88, Mack) received a … Continue reading

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Alum Premieres Latest Opera in Paris

CIM alum and composer Evan Fein (BM ’07, Brouwer) premiered his latest Opera City of Ashes at Opéra de Poche in Paris on November 18. This was the work’s third production by Opéra de Poche, which commissioned the piece.

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