Chamber Music Faculty, Conservatory
Violin Faculty, Joint Music Program
Violin Faculty, Preparatory
Violinist Dr. Carol Ruzicka serves on the Cleveland Institute of Music Preparatory and Continuing Education string faculty. She is a faculty member of the CIM/Case Western Reserve University Joint Music Program in addition to being adjunct Conservatory faculty in chamber music.
Ruzicka appears frequently as a recitalist and chamber musician in the Great Lakes area and twice toured Poland and Germany for concerts and master classes. She is concertmaster of the Cleveland Pops Orchestra and a member of the popular Cleveland-based Amethyst String Quartet.
Ruzicka brings a wealth of musical knowledge to her students. She further enhances their experience with advice and insight into ways of making music relevant in an ever-changing world.
- BM, MM, DMA, Cleveland Institute of Music; studied with David Cerone, Koichiro Harada, Erich Eichhorn and Gerald Gelbloom
- Certificate of Achievement, Cleveland Music School Settlement; studied with Martha Gillespie Shipps
- Additional studies, Meadowmount School of Music
- Fellowship student, Tanglewood
- Cleveland Institute of Music (1984–present)