Guest Artists at CIM

Cleveland Institute of Music Master Classes (Mixon Hall) Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin, guest artist Photo by Roger Mastroianni

Guest artists from around the globe visit CIM each year, from musicians and composers to instructors and conductors. These renowned artists host master classes, seminars and private lessons and impart valuable advice on everything from color and blending to finding the fun in Mozart.

The 2016-17 season brings artists and ensembles such as the Juilliard String Quartet, cellist Caroline Stinson, violist Phillip Ying and cellist David Ying of the Ying Quartet, pianist Jon Kimura Parker and conductor and CIM’s Distinguished Principal Guest artist, Jahja Ling.

CIM’s Distance Learning Department Wins Pinnacle Award

The Cleveland Institute of Music’s Distance Learning department has won the 2015-16 Pinnacle Award from the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) for “remarkable quality of educational content and exceptional skill at program delivery.” The annual award is based on feedback from teachers who have used Distance Learning’s content in their classrooms or for their own personal development.

Keep Up with CIM with #CIMSummer2016

We asked CIM faculty and students to tag posts of their summer travels with #CIMSummer2016 so we could see highlights along the way. So, where in the world were our students this summer? Take a look!

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Since its founding in 1920, CIM has offered a world-class education to students from age 3 to 93 and provided concerts for the community. Located in University Circle, Cleveland's cultural hub, CIM is easily accessible to all music lovers - providing hundreds of concerts annually, most free of charge.

CIM graduates play important musical roles in our world as composers producing meaningful new repertoire, as eminent instrumental and vocal soloists, as world-renowned chamber musicians and as members of premier orchestras around the globe. More than half of the members of The Cleveland Orchestra are connected to CIM as members of the faculty, alumni or both.

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