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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.

flute,  is an active performer and teacher on both flute and piccolo. She has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Detroit Symphony, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Pittsburgh Opera and the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. She holds the position of 2nd Flutist in the Canton Symphony Orchestra and appeared as soloist in the CSO Cameo Series in 2005. Ms. Kester also regularly performs with the Blossom Festival Orchestra, the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, the Akron, Youngstown and Wheeling Symphonies and the Erie Philharmonic. She is a member of the Adjunct Music Faculty at Hiram College and has served on the faculty of the Cleveland Institute of Music Preparatory Department since 2006. In addition, Ms. Kester held a temporary position as Assistant Professor of Flute at Kent State University during the spring 2012 semester. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied with Jeffrey Khaner and Mary Kay Fink.


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