CIM Faculty and Student Land Grammy Nominations

CIM student Daniil Trifonov, piano, received two Grammy nominations; one for The Carnegie Recital and one for the compendium Mieczyslaw Weinberg. CIM faculty member Jason Vieaux, guitar, and CIM alumnus Alan Bise, producer, were nominated for Play. CIM faculty member Jaime Laredo, violin, performed on the work Prince of Clouds by Anna Clyne that has been nominated for Best Competition on the album Two x Four.

Grammy nominations are out and the Cleveland Institute of Music congratulates student Daniil Trifonov; head of the CIM Guitar Department Jason Vieaux; violin faculty member Jaime Laredo; Director of Recording Services Alan Bise and head of the Audio Recording Degree Program Bruce Egre on their nominations.

Trifonov, current student of Sergei Babayan, has been nominated for Best Classical Instrumental Solo for his solo album, The Carnegie Recital and is featured in the album Mieczyslaw Weinberg, which is up for Best Classical Compendium. Vieaux has also been nominated for the Best Classical Instrumental Solo award for his album, Play, on the Azica Records Label, of which Bise is Chief Classical Producer and Egre is President and Chief Recording Engineer. Prince of Clouds, composed by Anna Clyne and performed Laredo and others, has been nominated for Best Contemporary Classical Composition.

The Cleveland Orchestra Appoints CIM Alumni

The Cleveland Orchestra welcomes three new members to the bassoon, violin and oboe sections and among them are Cleveland Institute of Music alumni Gareth Thomas and Analise Denise Kukelhan.

Students featured on CBS’s “On the Road with Steve Hartman”

On Friday, October 10 CBS Evening News with Scott Pelly aired it’s popular segment, “On the Road with Steve Hartman,” featuring Cleveland Institute of Music students Daniel Parvin and Marissa Plank, the artists-in-residence at Judson Manor, a senior living community.

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