Conservatory Areas of Study

CIM prides itself on a world-class faculty whose talents for teaching as well as for music shine through across all of our departments. From here, you can zero in on the program or programs most important to you, meet CIM's faculty, and learn more about what makes each department live up to the highest standards of excellence.

  • Strings
    Including programs in violin, viola, cello, harp, guitar, and double bass.

    Also offers graduate study in
    Suzuki Pedagogy.

  • Brass
    Including programs in horn, trombone, trumpet, and tuba.

  • Woodwinds
    Including programs in bassoon, clarinet, flute, and oboe.

  • Percussion
    Including programs in timpani & Percussion.

  • Keyboard
    Including programs in Piano, Collaborative Piano, Harpsichord, and Organ.

  • Voice / Opera
    Including programs in Voice and the Opera Theater.

  • Chamber Music
    Including programs for string and piano quartets and other chamber music studies.

  • Conducting
    Including programs in Orchestral Conducting.

  • Composition
    Including programs in Composition and Electronic Music Production.

  • Music Theory

  • Specialized Studies
    Including instruction in Audio Recording, Eurhythmics, and Music Literature.

For Private Lessons, Continuing Education, and Youth and Adult Programs, please visit our Youth & Adult Division section.

Conservatory Studies

Adrian Daly

Dean of the Conservatory

216.791.5000 ext. 204

Caryn Reynolds

Administrative Assistant to the Dean

216.791.5000 ext. 273

Hallie Moore

Conservatory Registrar

216.791.5000 ext. 230

Kristen G. Zalar

Assistant Registrar
International Student Advisor

216.791.5000 ext. 233


For a complete list of our Conservatory departments, please see our Departments page.

Conservatory Faculty

For a complete list of faculty members and bios, please see our Faculty page.

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