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  • Cleveland International Piano Competition

    July 26, 2016, 10:00 am
    Kulas Hall

    Golandsky Institute Workshop
    Edna Golandsky, Founder and Artistic Director of the renowned Golandsky Institute, presents a workshop and Q&A session for area piano students. The Institute is the preeminent center for the teaching of the Taubman Approach, which gives pianists the tools to play with brilliance and ease.
  • Lunch and Listen Recitals

    July 26, 2016, 12:30 pm
    Mixon Hall

    CIM alumnus Ben Malkevitch, piano, playing All-American Gems, including works by MacDowell, Barber, Bauer and Bernstein.
  • Cleveland International Music Festival - Faculty Recital

    July 31, 2016, 7:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    The 1st Cleveland International Music Festival will be held from July 29th, 2016 to August 6th, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. World-famous music maestros and eminent music educators will offer young pianists, string players and singers individual professional instruction. Cleveland is a city with abundant musical resources, and the Cleveland International Music Festival, with professionalism and precision, aim to cultivate CIMF as one of the most influential music festivals internationally.

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Pamela Kelly earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from CIM, studying with Alan Harris. She studied Suzuki pedagogy with Carol Tarr, Tanya Carey, Nell Novak, Gilda Barston and Rick Mooney and participated in Irene Sharp’s cello pedagogy seminar at The San Francisco Conservatory of Music and attended the Aspen Festival. She was appointed to the CIM faculty in 1995. Ms. Kelly’s students have performed with many orchestras including The Cleveland Orchestra, Apollo’s Fire, The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, The Contemporary Youth Orchestra, the CIM Orchestra, Suburban Symphony, and The Firelands Symphony. Her students have won many competitions and honors and have been accepted into major schools of music including CIM, The New England Conservatory of Music, Peabody Conservatory of Music, Eastman School of Music, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, The University of Michigan and Ithaca College. They have been accepted into prestigious music festivals including Prussia Cove, Aspen, Yellow Barn, Verbier, Meadowmount, Interlochen and Indiana String Academy. In addition, Ms. Kelly has taught at many summer music camps and festivals including The Virginia Suzuki Institute at Sweet Briar College, The Cleveland-Guelf Cello Workshop, The Intermountain Suzuki Workshop in St. George, Utah and at the Rocky Mountain String Camp in Colorado Springs. Ms. Kelly is a current member of The Suzuki Association of the Americas and is a former member of the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra. She lives in Cleveland Heights with her husband Bruce and their son Nat.


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