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  • 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

Grammy Winner, Cleveland Pops Oboist, CIM Alumnus

July 7, 2014

Today CIM alumnus Thomas Moore is principal oboist for the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, though it’s just one in a list of impressive positions on his resume, which also includes four Grammy Award wins. Not bad considering he chose the instrument almost by default, since his sisters had chosen the flute and clarinet and his parents had “banned” any brass from the house.

Thomas Moore, CIM Alumnus, Grammy Awards

Moore, who earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in music performance at CIM, indicated that job offers came swiftly following graduation. As a result, he has played with orchestras through the Mid-West including the Ohio Chamber Orchestra, the Ohio Ballet Orchestra, the Cleveland Opera Orchestra, Erie Philharmonic and the Akron and Canton orchestras. He’s also performed as a soloist with the Harrisburg Symphony, Colorado Philharmonic and Cleveland’s Trinity Cathedral Chamber Orchestra.

Thomas Moore, principal oboist for the Cleveland Pops and CIM alumnus | Photo by Linda Kinsey, NEO Media Group

He’s been with the Cleveland Pops since the beginning (19 years ago) and admires their director Carl Topilow, another member of the CIM family. Moore says that he’s really grown under Topilow’s leadership.

Read more about the education, professional life and passion of this successful CIM alumnus by visiting Cleveland.com.

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Photo courtesy of Northeast Ohio Media Group/Linda Kinsey, photographer

 


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