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
    Conductor

Daniel Crain
    Conductor

Melissa Hanna Lichtler
    Conductor

The CIM Beginning and Preparatory Orchestras

Donna Jelen
    Conductor

The CIM Youth String Camerata

Marcia Ferritto
    Conductor

Chamber Music Program

Sandra Shapiro, Director
    Piano

Katherine DeJongh
    Flute

Annie Fullard
    Violin

Daniel Pereira
    Cello

Mari Sato
    Violin

Brian Sweigart
    Percussion