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Upcoming Events

  • CIM OPERA THEATER

    April 18, 2015, 7:30 pm
    Kulas Hall

    Spring Scenes

    David Bamberger, director
    John Simmons, music director, piano

     

  • CIM OPERA THEATER

    April 19, 2015, 3:00 pm
    Kulas Hall

    Spring Scenes

    David Bamberger, director
    John Simmons, music director, piano

     

  • Sergei Babayan Faculty Recital- MOVED TO APRIL 15

    April 19, 2015, 8:00 pm

    *THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN MOVED TO APRIL 15 AT 8PM IN MIXON HALL*
     
    Sergei Babayan, piano
    Zsolt Bognár, piano, guest artist
    Jeanelle Brierley, violin, student artist
    Aaron Mossburg, viola, student artist
    Julian Müller, cello, student artist
    Christian Standridge, cello, student artist
    Antonio Escobedo, double bass, student artist
    Connor Monday, horn, student artist

     

CIM provides an intensive performance environment for all brass students. Two symphony orchestras are the primary focus of our program. Since all students in the orchestras are performance majors, the ensembles here perform at an exceptionally high level.

To complement the orchestral program, an extensive brass orchestral repertoire class is also offered. These sectionals are for both preparation of CIM concert repertoire and readings of other standard orchestral pieces.

Enrollment is restricted to 3 or 4 tuba, so an extensive amount of performance experience is assured for every student. All brass teaching is conducted by faculty members who are principals or section players of the Cleveland Orchestra. There is also liberal access to Cleveland Orchestra rehearsals and concerts at Severance Hall, just down the street from CIM. In addition, students may be involved in all types of chamber music (brass quintets, brass ensembles), wind ensemble, contemporary music, and (through our relationship with adjacent Case Western Reserve University), jazz ensembles and early music.

The joining together of a highly dedicated, focused student body and an equally professional and supportive faculty and staff is a powerful combination that encourages students to achieve the ultimate in their potential. The successes of our students who recently won important positions are excellent testimony: Alan Baer (tuba, New York Philharmonic), Guy Hardan (tuba, Jerusalem Symphony), Ryan Anthony (trumpet, Canadian Brass), Benjamin Wright (trumpet, Boston Symphony), Bruce Hudson (horn, Los Angeles Philharmonic), and James Box (trombone, Montreal Symphony).


Offerings

  • Bachelor of Music
  • Master of Music
  • Doctor of Musical Arts
  • Artist Certificate
  • Professional Studies
  • Artist Diploma

Meet the CIM Brass Faculty.