Welcome to CIM!

Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) is one of eight independent music conservatories in the country and is known for superior orchestral, solo, chamber music, composition and opera music programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

At CIM, you’ll learn from our world-class faculty, which includes all the principals of The Cleveland Orchestra. Our areas of study include majors in performance, audio recording, collaborative piano, composition, conducting, eurhythmics, and performance/Suzuki pedagogy.

Through our Joint Music Program with neighboring university Case Western Reserve University, you’ll take your non-music electives and can work on a dual degree in a discipline outside music.

Learn more about us – plan a visit, stop by our table at a college fair in your area or contact us with your questions.

Audition and Application Information

General Information

For your convenience, we have consolidated links to all the information and forms you might need on our Forms & Links page.


Lynn M. Johnson

Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management

p. 216.795.3107

e. admission@cim.edu

Stefani Rose

Assistant Director of Admissions

p. 216.791.5000 ext. 243

e. stefani.rose@cim.edu

Jessica Agnor

Admissions Counselor

p. 216.791.5000 ext. 207

e. jessica.agnor@cim.edu

Office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday.

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