Returning to Campus

Find CIM’s plan for fall 2020, learn about the safety measures in place and access resources at cim.edu/return-to-campus.

CIM empowers the world's most talented classical music students to fulfill their dreams and potential. Whether you envision a career as a soloist, ensemble member or chamber musician, CIM will provide the intense, complete and practical training required to accomplish even your most ambitious musical goals. 

Applications are open September 1 - December 1, 2020 for fall 2021 enrollment! If you have questions about the application process, please connect with the Admissions team by emailing admission@cim.edu.

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At the Cleveland Institute of Music, our intensive programs focus solely on classical music. You'll learn from the best classically trained teaching faculty in the country, in an environment that's collaborative and supportive, never cutthroat. 

See what makes CIM distinctive Where does a CIM education take you?
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Fast Facts

 

Enrollment 

Up to 350 students; 62% undergraduate, 39% graduate

Degrees and Certificates

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Music, Artist Certificate 
Graduate: Master of Music, Professional Studies Diploma, Doctor of Musical Arts, Artist Diploma

Faculty  

105 conservatory faculty

Alumni

Nearly 30 CIM alumni are members of The Cleveland Orchestra. CIM alumni are members of opera houses and perform in many orchestras including Berlin Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera, and New York Philharmonic.

Concerts and events

Oct 24 Sat
5:00 pm
Junior Recital: Joseph Skerik, viola
Strings, Conservatory Student Recitals
Oct 27 Tue
7:00 pm
Third Artist Diploma Recital: James Thompson, violin
Strings, Conservatory Student Recitals
Oct 28 Wed
3:00 pm
Junior Recital: Emera Gurath, violin
Strings, Conservatory Student Recitals
Oct 28 Wed
CANCELLED: Faculty Recital: Works by Mozart & Beethoven
Faculty Recital, Concert Series
Oct 30 Fri
7:30 pm
Junior Recital: Stephen Castiglione, Contrabass
Strings, Conservatory Student Recitals