Adjunct Professor of Broadcasting, is the president and co-founder of WCLV-FM, Cleveland's 24-hour-a-day classical music station. Mr. Conrad is a graduate of Northwestern University and the recipient of honorary doctorates from CIM, Baldwin-Wallace College and Oberlin College. He is the producer and commentator for The Cleveland Orchestra radio broadcasts; host of the national broadcast series Weekend Radio, heard on 125 outlets; and executive producer and commentator for CIM Live broadcasts. Previously, Mr. Conrad was program manager for WDTM, Detroit, operations manager for WFMT, Chicago and program director of WEAW AM/FM, Evanston, Illinois. He is a member of the board and past president of the Concert Music Broadcasters Association and past vice president and member of the board of directors of the Cleveland City Club. Mr. Conrad has appeared as narrator with The Cleveland Orchestra, Akron Symphony, Ashland Symphony and CIM Orchestra, among others. He is a member of the board of trustees of The Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Music School Settlement, The Musical Theatre Project and the Rainey Institute. In 1982, Mr. Conrad was named Classical Program Director of the Year by Billboard Magazine. He was named to the City Club Hall of Fame in 2000, received the Award of Achievement from the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters in 2001 and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from March of Dimes AIR Awards in 2001. He was appointed to the CIM faculty in 1989.
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CIM@CMA | Music in the Galleries
October 1, 2014, 6:00 pm
Cleveland Museum of Art
Chamber Music Concert
Orchestra | CIM@Severance
October 1, 2014, 8:00 pm
Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra
Joel Smirnoff, conductor
The Next Generation
October 8, 2014, 11:30 am
Westwood Country Club, 22625 Detroit Rd, Rocky River
A CIM Women's Committee Musical Luncheon