Center for Innovative Musicianship

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Welcoming the entire CIM community, the Center for Innovative Musicianship facilitates classroom and experiential learning opportunities to prepare and inspire musicians for a diverse and dynamic professional life.

From entrepreneurial studies to artist citizenship, the Center's offerings pair with a rigorous Conservatory curriculum to explore the full spectrum of a meaningful creative career. The Center empowers continued growth by providing resources to articulate artistic goals, attract audience, solve issues of access, and monetize a livelihood centered in classical music.

"The Imperfect Pitch Entrepreneur Contest teaches you about yourself by offering opportunities to practice presentation and business skills alongside a mentor. There's room for so many new ideas — just go for it!" — Sol Rizzato, Master's Organ Student and Imperfect Pitch Winner