CIM Members Confer Life Trustee Designation Upon Cleveland Philanthropist & Arts Advocate Barbara S. Robinson
At its annual meeting on December 2, the Cleveland Institute of Music celebrated the successes of the past academic year – including exceptional philanthropy, in-person musical studies by a majority of students, the appointment of Carlos Kalmar as principal conductor – and conferred its highest honor – Life Trustee – upon Chair Emeritus Barbara S. Robinson.
Two CIM Alums Win Positions in The Cleveland Orchestra & a CIM Faculty Member is Promoted
Exemplifying CIM’s tradition of artistic achievement in orchestral viola playing, Conservatory alumnus William Bender (MM ’17, Vernon) and Preparatory alumnus Gareth Zehngut (Irvine) both won section viola positions in The Cleveland Orchestra. Faculty member Derek Zadinsky was promoted to Assistant Principal Bass.