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Private Lessons, Classes & Ensembles Summer Programs Young Artist Program
  • Private Lessons, Classes & Ensembles
    Chamber music

    A comprehensive chamber music program including introductory through very advanced levels. In addition to weekly coaching, this program includes master classes and performance opportunities in a setting that encourages leadership, teamwork and cultivates effective rehearsal techniques. 

    Ages: 10-18
    Semesters: Fall, Spring
    Level: Intermediate/Advanced

    Children's Choir

    Youth choir that develops vocal technique, music literacy, artistry and ensemble skills in a supportive and energizing environment. 

    Ages: 8-14
    Semesters: Fall, Spring
    Level: All

    Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony

    Three wind ensembles open to all woodwind, brass, and percussion students who perform advanced high school level band repertoire. Admission is determined through audition. 

    Ages: 14-18
    Semesters: Fall, Spring
    Level: Advanced


    Introduction to the basic elements of music through movement and sound, taught in a group setting. 

    Ages: 3-6, 12-18
    Semesters: Fall, Spring
    Level: Beginner, Intermediate

    Preparatory Orchestra

    Ensemble training for intermediate string players that aims to develop mature orchestral skills. 

    Ages: 8-16
    Semesters: Fall, Spring
    Level: Suzuki Book 4 or equivalent

    Private Lessons

    Areas of Instruction

    Individual instruction in piano, strings, woodwind, brass, voice, percussion and theory. Students are offered regular performance and assessment opportunities as they pursue high-quality instruction with CIM's renowned faculty. 

    Ages: 3+
    Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer
    Level: All

    String Sinfonia

    A fun and educational introduction to ensemble performance for young string players (formerly Beginning Orchestra).

    Ages: 7-13
    Semesters: Fall, Spring
    Level: Suzuki Book 3 or equivalent

    Suzuki Studies

    The CIM Suzuki program provides violin, viola, cello, bass, and piano instruction, taught by highly trained faculty. Students across all levels, embrace the philosophy of lifelong learning, engaging in private lessons, group and theory classes, recitals and workshops.

    Ages: 4-18
    Semesters: Fall, Spring
    Level: Beginner - Advanced

    Youth String Camerata

    An advanced level string chamber orchestra that provides an opportunity to perform works of varying styles while learning rehearsal and performing skills with precision and vitality. 

    Ages: 13-18
    Semesters: Fall, Spring
    Level: Advanced

    Not sure where to begin?

    Contact CIM Preparatory Division

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  • Summer Programs
    Sphinx Performance Academy

    An Intensive chamber music and solo performance program, designed for aspiring Black and Latino string players. 

    Ages: 11-17
    Semesters: Summer
    Level: Advanced

    Summer Sonata

    A weeklong program of intensive study for aspiring young pianists. Participants receive individual instruction as well as group instruction in theory, eurthythmics, improvisation and more. Master class and performance opportunities provide an ideal environment for participants to grow and develop as young pianists and musicians. 

    Ages: 12-18
    Semesters: Summer
    Level: Intermediate, Advanced

    Young Composers Program

    A weeklong program featuring private composition lessons, listening sessions, and chamber music coachings, culminating in the premiere of a work by each student composer. 

    Ages: 14-19
    Semesters: Summer
    Level: Intermediate, Advanced

    Suzuki Cello Summer Camps

    The CIM Suzuki program offers two summer camps. Intro to Suzuki Cello is a program for ages 3-7 and their parents or guardians to learn the basics of cello playing. The Suzuki Cello Workshop offers 8-12 year olds a platform to hone their skills and collaborate with other young musicians.

    Ages: 3-12
    Semesters: Summer
    Level: Beginner

    Not sure where to begin?

    Contact CIM Preparatory Division
  • Young Artist Program
    Young Artist Program

    Intensive course of study designed to help gifted musicians prepare for advanced music study while in their junior and senior year of high school. 

    Ages: 16-18
    Semesters: Full academic year
    Level: Advanced

    Junior Young Artist Program

    Intensive curriculum for gifted young musicians aimed to build the fundamentals of a thorough music education. 

    Ages: 12+
    Semesters: Full Academic Year
    Level: Advanced


    Not sure where to begin?

    Contact CIM Preparatory Division

Concerts and events

Jun 30 Sat
7:00 pm
CIM Summer Sonata Final Concert
Showcase Recital, Preparatory & Continuing Education