Faculty Member Delivers “Jaw Dropping” Performance
On Friday night, Cleveland Institute of Music faculty and Cleveland Orchestra principal cellist, Mark Kosower, with pianist Jee-Won Oh, presented an evening celebrating the music of Argentine composer Alberto Ginastera to great acclaim. In his review, Zachary Lewis from cleveland.com said “Kosower’s virtuosity was on almost relentless display. Time and again, one’s jaw dropped as the cellist, suavely bolstered by his partner, exploited his instrument in ways almost beyond belief, to stunning and haunting effect.”
From Brazil to Cleveland, CIM Student Builds Confidence Through Music
Cleveland Institute of Music student Felipe Brito (trombone, La Rosa) spends his Wednesday afternoons 10 miles down the road at Euclid High School where he teaches a group of teenagers in the school’s marching band. As Brito snaps his fingers along with a metronome, the brass students work through each of their parts, Brito leading the way. He’s a natural, having been teaching since 2006 in a similar community outreach program in his hometown of Itu, Brazil.
Robert Vernon to Teach Students at CIM Exclusively
When Robert Vernon announced he was retiring from The Cleveland Orchestra after 40 years serving as principal viola, he made one thing clear: he would continue to teach. For the 2016-17 year, his first year not with The Orchestra, Vernon will maintain a teaching studio exclusively at CIM—remaining co-chair of the viola department. Vernon has had an exceptional track record of getting his students placed into the world’s top orchestras. His successor, taking over as principal viola in The Orchestra is Wesley Collins, who was once his student at CIM.
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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.
Faculty Recital: Boulez Legacy Series
September 28, 2016, 8:00 pm
THE BOULEZ LEGACY
Boulez the Friend and Teacher
Carolyn Warner & Friends XIII
Carolyn Gadiel Warner, piano
Daniel Shapiro, piano
Franklin Cohen, clarinet
Mari Sato, violin
Brian Thornton, cello
Victor Beyens, violin, student artist
James Umble, alto/soprano saxophone, guest artist
CIM@CMA: Music in the Galleries
October 5, 2016, 6:00 pm
Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland
The popular series of monthly concerts in the galleries featuring young artists from the Cleveland Institute of Music and the joint program with Case Western Reserve University’s early and baroque music programs enters its fifth season. Outstanding conservatory musicians present mixed programs of chamber music amid the museum’s collections for a unique and intimate experience—concerts regularly feature instruments from the museum’s keyboard collection.
From standard repertoire to unknown gems, these early-evening, hour-long performances are a delightful after-work encounter or the start of a night out. Programs announced the week of the performance.
Free, no tickets required. More information is available at: clevelandart.org
CIM@HOME: Boulez Legacy Series
October 5, 2016, 8:00 pm
THE BOULEZ LEGACY
Boulez the Conductor
Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra
Steven Smith, guest conductor
Joela Jones, piano