Preparatory & Continuing Education Faculty by Program

We offer professionals who specialize in providing the basics to the beginner, and master teachers qualified to teach the most advanced student. Private lessons, the foundation of Cleveland Institute of Music Preparatory and Continuing Education experience, allow teachers to foster a creative, personal relationship with students.

* - denotes a member of The Cleveland Orchestra

** - denotes a retired member of The Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony

Gary Ciepluch, Head

Daniel Crain, Head

Melissa Hanna Lichtler, Head

The CIM Beginning and Preparatory Orchestras

Donna Jelen, Head

The CIM Youth String Camerata

Marcia Ferritto, Head

Chamber Music Program

Katherine DeJongh, Head

Annie Fullard, Head

Daniel Pereira, Head

Mari Sato, Head

Brian Sweigart, Head