Private instruction is conveniently offered at four Cleveland-area locations. Explore which instruments or programs are offered at each site as well as locations for certain faculty members. If you have any questions about programming, enrollment, locations or faculty, please email preparatory@cim.edu.

Main Campus

Address:

11021 East Boulevard, Cleveland 44106

Instruments, Programs & Teachers at Main Campus:

  • Bassoon: Mark DeMio
  • Cello: Abbey Hansen, Pam Kelly, Melissa Kraut, Sharon Robinson and Richard Weiss
  • Children’s Choir: Jennifer Call
  • Clarinet: Amitai Vardi
  • Double Bass: Tracy Rowell
  • Eurhythmics: Xinyuan (Sonia) Hu and Anthony Slusser
  • Flute: Heidi Kushious
  • Guitar: Erik Mann and Andy Poxon
  • Harp: Jody Guinn
  • Oboe: Jack Cozen Harel
  • Percussion: Luke Rinderknecht
  • Piano: Kathryn Brown, Andrew Focks, Derek Nishimura, Olga Radosavljevich, Sean Schulze, Daniel Shapiro, Sandra Shapiro, Gerardo Teissonniere and Shuai Wang
  • Sato Center for Suzuki Studies: Jennifer Conner, Gabriele Fuldauer, Ellie Glorioso, Tanya Groys, Abbey Hansen, Liesl Hook-Langmack, Kimberly Meier-Sims, Erin Reidhead, Alissa Roosa, Tracy Rowell, Laura Shuster and Stephen Sims
  • Theory/Composition: Jennifer Conner, Adeline Huss and Alissa Roosa
  • Trumpet: Loren Toplitz
  • Tuba: Yasuhito Sugiyama
  • Viola: Jeff Irvine, Minju Kim and Laura Shuster
  • Violin: Vladimir Deninzon, Wei-Fang Gu, Minju Kim, Joan Kwuon, Jaime Laredo, Eugenia Poustyreva, Stephen Rose, Carol Ruzicka and Jan Sloman
  • Voice: Jennifer Call, Noriko Paukert and Emily Stauch
Shaker Location

Address:

First Unitarian Church, 21600 Shaker Boulevard

Instruments, Programs & Teachers at Shaker:

  • Cello: Martha Baldwin, Pam Kelly and Daniel Pereira
  • Children’s Choir: Levels 1 and 2 with Jennifer Call
  • Clarinet: Lou Gangale and Amitai Vardi
  • Flute: Kyra Kester
  • French Horn: Meghan Guegold
  • Piano: Ann Castellano, Gary Graning, Andre Kelberg, Rozetta Kim, Lucia Markovich, Terry Moran, Derek Nishimura and Shuai Wang
  • Saxophone: Lou Gangale
  • Suzuki Violin & Viola: Liesl Langmack, Erin Reidhead, Laura Shuster and Stephen Sims
  • Theory: Adeline Huss and Alissa Roosa
  • Viola: Laura Shuster
  • Violin: Jiah Chapdelaine, Liesl Langmack, Erin Reidhead, Laura Shuster and Stephen Sims
  • Voice: Jennifer Call and Noriko Paukert
Chagrin Falls Location

Address:

516 East Washington Street

Instruments & Teachers at Chagrin:

  • Flute: Heidi Kushious
  • Piano: Andrew Focks, Gary Graning, Christine Meyers, Terry Moran and Julia Russ
  • Violin: Minju Kim
Westlake Location

Address:

28915 Clemens Road, Suite 111

Instruments & Teachers at Westlake:

  • Cello: Daniel Pereira
  • Flute: Kyra Kester
  • Piano: Andrew Focks, Gary Graning and Julia Russ
  • Theory: Adeline Huss
  • Violin: Erin Reidhead
  • Voice: Emily Stauch