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  • 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
    Kulas Hall

    THE BOULEZ LEGACY
    Boulez the Conductor

    Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra 
    Steven Smith, guest conductor 
    Joela Jones, piano

  • Fall Conservatory Concerto Competition

    October 13, 2016, 4:00 pm
    Kulas Hall

    Students compete for an opportunity to perform a concerto with the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra in Spring 2017. 

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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