CIM Winter Intensives

Learn virtually from the world’s best musicians & teachers

Check back later for more information about 2022 winter programming.


Are you pursuing a career in music? Whether you’re preparing for conservatory or graduate auditions, focusing on winning your next professional job or honing your performance skills, you can learn from the Cleveland Institute of Music’s acclaimed conservatory faculty this winter.   

For CIM's Winter Intensives, faculty members have curated a mix of master classes, demonstrations, discussions and private lessons* that will prepare you for success, no matter what your next step is. These intensives are conducted exclusively online, building on two decades of experience with virtual studio teaching at CIM. 

*Each session, except for music theory, is open to both participants and observers; only participants will receive lessons and the opportunity to perform in master classes.

Mixon Hall at CIM

Discover virtual intensives for piano, music theory, cello and oboe!  

Frank Rosenwein

Oboe Audition Intensive

December 12-14, 2021 (new dates!)
Frank Rosenwein explores creativity and storytelling in the audition process. 

Kathryn Brown

Piano Audition Intensive

December 3-4, 2021
Kathryn Brown shares best practices, insight and advice for successful audition results. 

Weiss and orchestra

Cello Audition Intensive

December 6-8, 2021
Richard Weiss prepares students for college and professional auditions and explores orchestral and solo cello repertoire.

Allen Yueh

Music Theory College Intensive

December 6-17, 2021
Geared toward high school students, this intensive will explore theory fundamentals, harmony, four-part writing, and more from Allen Yueh.