CIM’s Omer Quartet Captures Fischoff Grand Prize Medal, Receives Rave Reviews
CIM is proud to announce that the Omer String Quartet has won the coveted 2013 Fischoff National Chamber Competition’s Grand Prize and Gold Medal.
The quartet, which recently received rave reviews from ClevelandClassical.com, is comprised of violinists Mason Yu and Erica Tursi, Joseph LoCicero and Alexander Cox, who will participate in a Winner’s Tour of the Midwestern United States this fall. Read more...
CIM’s Commencement Weekend Celebration
Commencement weekend is always an exciting time. This year it included “A Conversation with Dr. Jose Abreu,” convocation and CIM’s 88th Conservatory and 2nd Preparatory graduation ceremonies—all captured for posterity. See more...
The Power of Three: CIM Launches Unique Piano Trio Program
Cellist Sharon Robinson always wanted to start a piano trio program for young musicians...When she and husband violinist Jaime Laredo came to CIM last fall, she pitched the idea to President Joel Smirnoff. Read more...
Chad Hoopes Named 2013 Cleveland Arts Prize Winner
The Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) congratulates rising violinist Chad Hoopes on being a recipient of the 2013 Cleveland Arts Prize Emerging Artist Award. Read more...
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Since its founding in 1920, CIM has offered a world-class education to students from age 3 to 93 and provided concerts for the community. Located in University Circle, Cleveland's cultural hub, CIM is easily accessible to all music lovers - providing hundreds of concerts annually, most free of charge.
CIM graduates play important musical roles in our world as composers producing meaningful new repertoire, as eminent instrumental and vocal soloists, as world-renowned chamber musicians and as members of premier orchestras around the globe. More than half of the members of The Cleveland Orchestra are connected to CIM as members of the faculty, alumni or both.