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Upcoming Events

  • Carolyn Warner & Friends XII

    September 9, 2015, 8:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Carolyn Gadiel Warner, piano
    Ai Nihira, violin, guest artist
    Yun-Ting Lee, violin, guest artist
    Stephen Warner, violin, guest artist
    Joanna Patterson Zakany, viola, guest artist
    Timothy Paek, cello, guest artist
    James Umble, alto saxophone, guest artist
  • CIM@SEVERANCE

    September 16, 2015, 8:00 pm
    Severance Hall

    Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra
    Carl Topilow, conductor
    Yuri Noh, piano, student artist
  • Faculty Recital

    September 20, 2015, 4:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Katherine DeJongh, flute
    Wesley Skinner, cello
    Kyra Kester, flute
    Ethan Miller, alto saxophone, guest artist
    Eric Charnofsky, piano, guest artist

Musicians flourish when they play together and gain from the experience of others. Participation not only strengthens the individual student, but students improve their performance levels in their school band program. CIM ensembles are available to young people in Northeast Ohio whether or not they study privately at the Institute.

New Orchestra Director

We are pleased to announce that Brian Thornton will be the new conductor of the Beginning Orchestra and Preparatory Orchestra for the 2015-2016 school year. Mr. Thornton shared his expertise and knowledge with our orchestra students last year as a substitute and we are thrilled he will be working with our students again.

The orchestras will begin again with placement auditions on Saturday, August 29 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. The first full rehearsal for each group will commence on Saturday, September 5, 2015. Please see schedules below.


Options For All Skill Levels

  • Beginning Orchestra
    Open to young string players who seek a fun and educational ensemble experience.

  • Preparatory Orchestra
    Open to intermediate string players looking to advance their ability by developing more mature orchestral skills.
  • Youth String Camerata
    Open to advanced students looking to experience the special fun and challenge of rehearsing and performing music in the intimate setting of a chamber ensemble.
  • Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony
    Open to outstanding high school woodwind, brass, and percussion players throughout Northeast Ohio.
  • Chamber Music
    Open to string, piano, wind, and percussion students to introduce chamber music to players of all ability levels.