Event cancelled

Jan 9 Sun

CANCELLED: CIM Presents: Blue Streak Ensemble

This concert is postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Looking Back, Looking Forward

In addition to featuring many alumni and student performers, these concerts highlight some of CIM’s storied composition faculty who have contributed to the art form during CIM’s first century and who will continue to leave an indelible mark on the repertoire in the century to come.


  • ERB   Woody (1988) 
  • BLOCH   Concertino for Flute, Viola and Piano (1950-51) 
  • MAZZOLI   Lies You Can Believe In (2006) 
  • DICK   Four Elegies and an Epilogue (1949) 
  • GREENSTEIN   Clearing, Dawn, Dance (2010)

Composer and alumnus Donald Erb (MM '53) was the former head of CIM's Composition Department, composer Ernest Bloch was CIM's first musical director and composer Marcel Dick was former CIM faculty.

Performed by

  • Kimberly Zaleski, flute, guest artist (MM ’13, Smith) 
  • Gunnar Hirthe, clarinet, guest artist (PS ’13, Cohen) 
  • Larry Herman, trumpet, guest artist 
  • Mari Sato, violin, guest artist (BM ’94, D. Cerone/Updegraff) 
  • Yael Senamaud, viola, guest artist 
  • Khari Joyner, cello, guest artist 
  • Arseny Gusev, piano, student artist 
  • Luke Rinderknecht, percussion

Part of the 2021-22 Kulas Visiting Artist Series, generously supported by the Kulas Foundation. 

Ticket Information

Admission is free and open to the public. 


Cleveland Institute of Music
11021 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106
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Parking / Entrances: All patrons should enter through CIM's Hazel Drive entrance. CIM's parking lot is available for concertgoers. Visit cim.edu/parking for more details. 

Accessibility: To inquire about accessibility accommodations, please reach out to the Box Office at boxoffice@cim.edu or by calling 216.795.3211.