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.
CIM Selected to Host Major Guitar and Snare Drum Competitions
Celebrated as a beacon of elite musicianship, creativity and training, the Cleveland Institute of Music has a well-deserved reputation for attracting outstanding young classical musicians to Cleveland to participate in competitions, academies and festivals.
CIM’s First Mary Hamlin Presidential Scholar Says the Award Means Much More to Her Than Just Paying Tuition and Rent
Many musicians develop their gift for playing music way before college. Maybe it starts with a piano lesson in first grade, an infatuation with the violin at 9, or playing a melody on a toy flute at 3.