Brian Sweigart was recently appointed chair of the Eurhythmics department at the Cleveland Institute of Music. He received his master's degree in Percussion Performance from Youngstown State University and earned his bachelor's degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music in Dalcroze Eurhythmics and Percussion. Mr. Sweigart also attended Interlochen Arts Academy. He has taught Eurhythmics at many schools in Cleveland including the Cleveland Music School Settlement, Early Childhood Enrichment Center at Shaker Family Center, The Montessori School at Holy Rosary and Horizon Montessori.
Mr. Sweigart’s teaching has taken him to Maine, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Georgia and Kentucky where he has taught Eurhythmics to all ages. In addition to teaching, he performs as a percussionist in groups such as the Cleveland Orchestra, the Ohio Light Opera Orchestra and the Percussion Plus Project. Mr. Sweigart also teaches preparatory percussion lessons at CIM.
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