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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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Edward Zadrozny serves as Director of Brass Chamber Music at the Cleveland Institute of Music after having served as Professor of Trombone, a member of the Paragon Brass Quintet and Brass Section Chair at The University of Akron for 35 years. A native of Northeast Ohio, Zadrozny holds degrees in music from The Ohio State University and the University of Illinois. He has studied trombone with Ernest Miller, Merritt Dittert, Allen Kofsky, Louis Van Haney, Jack O. Evans, Milt Stevens and Robert Gray. Additionally, Edward also received training as a fellow at The Berkshire Music Center at Tanglewood (1974).

In addition to being the former Principal Trombone of both the Akron Symphony Orchestra (1978-2007) and The Naples Philharmonic (1986-1991), Zadrozny has also spent one season as a substitute member with The Philadelphia Orchestra (1985-86). From 1978-2014, Zadrozny served as the "first call" substitute trombonist with The Cleveland Orchestra. Zadrozny has toured and recorded with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic and The Cleveland Orchestra. He has also performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the North Carolina Symphony, the Columbus Symphony, Pro Musica (Columbus), The Detroit Concert Band, The Cleveland Symphonic Winds and the Blossom Festival Band.

Zadrozny's prior teaching experiences include Lawrence University (Conservatory of Music), The National Music Camp at Interlochen, Oberlin College Conservatory of Music and the International Trombone Association Workshop.

Zadrozny can be heard performing with the High Anxiety Bones on their CD entitled Too Scared to Play (Albany Records).

Zadrozny is a Trombone Artist/Clinician for Conn-Selmer.


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