Preparatory & Continuing Education Faculty by Program

We offer professionals who specialize in providing the basics to the beginner, and master teachers qualified to teach the most advanced student. Private lessons, the foundation of Cleveland Institute of Music Preparatory and Continuing Education experience, allow teachers to foster a creative, personal relationship with students.

* - denotes a member of The Cleveland Orchestra

** - denotes a retired member of The Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony

Gary Ciepluch, Head
    Conductor

Daniel Crain, Head
    Conductor

Melissa Hanna Lichtler, Head
    Conductor

The CIM Beginning and Preparatory Orchestras

Donna Jelen, Head
    Conductor

The CIM Youth String Camerata

Marcia Ferritto, Head
    Conductor

Chamber Music Program

Katherine DeJongh, Head
    Flute

Annie Fullard, Head
    Violin

Daniel Pereira, Head
    Cello

Mari Sato, Head
    Violin

Brian Sweigart, Head
    Percussion