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  • Carolyn Warner & Friends XII

    September 9, 2015, 8:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Carolyn Gadiel Warner, piano
    Ai Nihira, violin, guest artist
    Yun-Ting Lee, violin, guest artist
    Stephen Warner, violin, guest artist
    Joanna Patterson Zakany, viola, guest artist
    Timothy Paek, cello, guest artist
    James Umble, alto saxophone, guest artist
  • CIM@SEVERANCE

    September 16, 2015, 8:00 pm
    Severance Hall

    Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra
    Carl Topilow, conductor
    Yuri Noh, piano, student artist
  • Faculty Recital

    September 20, 2015, 4:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Katherine DeJongh, flute
    Wesley Skinner, cello
    Kyra Kester, flute
    Ethan Miller, alto saxophone, guest artist
    Eric Charnofsky, piano, guest artist

The Cleveland Institute of Music has assembled a dedicated faculty of international acclaim committed to leading students to the highest professional standards. These practicing artists/teachers pass on a wealth of experience to their students. Click on faculty name to read their biographical information.

* - denotes a member of The Cleveland Orchestra

** - denotes a retired member of The Cleveland Orchestra


Violin Department
Joan Kwuon, Head

Jaime Laredo

Kimberly Meier-Sims
    Violin and Suzuki Pedagogy

* William Preucil

* Stephen Rose

Joel Smirnoff

David Updegraff

Ivan Zenaty

Secondary Instructor(s)

Julie Andrejeski

Carol Ruzicka

Stephen Sims

Viola Department
* Robert Vernon, Head

Kirsten Docter

Jeffrey Irvine
    Fynette H. Kulas Professor of Viola

* Mark Jackobs

* Stanley Konopka

* Lynne Ramsey

Secondary Instructor(s)

* Lisa Boyko

Kirsten Docter

Cello Department
** Stephen Geber, Head

Melissa Kraut
    Cello and Suzuki Pedagogy

* Mark Kosower

Merry Peckham

Sharon Robinson

Alisa Weilerstein
    Visiting Artist-in-Residence

* Richard Weiss

Secondary Instructor(s)

* Bryan Dumm

Ida Mercer

* Richard Weiss

Double Bass Department
* Maximilian Dimoff, Head

* Scott Dixon

* Derek Zadinsky

Secondary Instructor(s)

Kathleen Horvath

Harp Department
Yolanda Kondonassis, Head

Secondary Instructor(s)

Jody Guinn

Guitar Department
Jason Vieaux, Head

Colin Davin

Secondary Instructor(s)

Donald Better

Erik Mann


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