Renowned Bass Trombonist Randall Hawes to Join CIM Faculty

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This year, CIM will add Randall Hawes, renowned bass trombonist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), as a member of its distinguished faculty.

The 2016-17 Concert Season is Here!

CIM is pleased to announce one of its most exciting concert seasons to date, featuring our world-class faculty, student performers, esteemed guest artists and The Boulez Legacy tribute concert series, which celebrates Pierre Boulez’s music and legacy in a city where he had one of his longest musical relationships. Get all the details of what’s in store in our 2016-17 Concert Guide.

Guest Artists at CIM

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.

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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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