Clarinet/Saxophone; Music Theory. B.M., Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music. M.M. in music education, The University of Akron. Director of Instrumental Music, Saint Dominic School. Former Principal Clarinet, Valley Festival Orchestra. Principal teachers include Mitchell Fadem, clarinet and saxophone; Kris Belisle and David Bell, clarinet; James Feldman, Lawrence Hartzell, and Warren Scharf, Theory; Loris Chobanian, Composition; Robert Jorgensen, Laurie Lafferty, Gene Milford, David Newell, and Ann Usher, Education. Students consistently receive superior ratings at OMEA and GCC adjudicated events. Former students on scholarship at leading conservatories and universities across the country. Previously listed in the National Dean's List, Who's Who, and a recipient of the All-American Scholar award. Professional affiliations include the Music Educators National Conference, Ohio Music Education Association, Ohio Alliance for Arts Education, National Eagle Scout Association, Mu Phi Epsilon, and the Omnicron Delta Kappa honorary, among others. Appointed to CIM faculty, 1997.
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The Next Generation
October 8, 2014, 11:30 am
Westwood Country Club, 22625 Detroit Rd, Rocky River
A CIM Women's Committee Musical Luncheon
Orchestra | CIM@HOME
October 8, 2014, 8:00 pm
Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra
Carl Topilow, conductor
Rebekah Efthimiou, harp, student artist
UCWE/CWRU Symphonic Winds Concert
October 12, 2014, 3:00 pm
University Circle Wind Ensemble
CWRU Symphonic Winds
Dr. Gary M. Ciepluch, conductor
Music of Hindemith, Sparke, Camphouse and Orff