Ann Lombardo Castellano is a member of the preparatory piano faculty at CIM. She studied theory with Ward Lewis, Marcel Dick, Verna Straub and Alvaretta West; piano pedagogy with Ruth Edwards; and organ with Adeline Huss. She served as music director at the Church of St. Clare, Lyndhurst, Ohio, for many years and is currently the organist at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, South Euclid, Ohio. Castellano has performed for the Lecture Recital Club, coached and performed for summer opera workshops and served as a staff accompanist.


  • BM in piano, Cleveland Institute of Music; studied with Arthur Loesser and Ward Davenny
  • MM in choral conducting, Cleveland Institute of Music

Teaching Experience

Cleveland Institute of Music