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CCM: About

CCM: About
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About CCM

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) is an educational institution for the performing and electronic media arts, composition, scholarship and pedagogy within a comprehensive public university. The synergy between the Conservatory and the University gives the College its unqiue character and defines its mission:

  • To inspire and enable students to attain the highest artisti level and mastery in their respective fields.
  • To prepare professionals in the areas of performance, composition, research, music teacher education, electronic media, theatre design and production, and arts administration for careers in the 21st century.
  • To foster artistic, creative and intellectual exchange within the Conservatory and throughout the University through interdisciplinary collaboration, study, research and public forums.
  • To provide appropriate opportunities for the general University student to participate in and appreciate the performing and electronic media arts.
  • To maintain and further develop a national and international reputation while serving the people of the State of Ohio and functioning as an integral part of a city with strong traditions in the arts and electronic media.

Recognized both nationally and internationally as one of the leading conservatories of the performing arts and electronic media, CCM's educational roots date back to 1867, and a solid, visionary instruction has been at our core since that time.

CCM's faculty and staff and its state-of-the-art facilities make possible the professional training and exceptional education on which CCM believes the future of the arts relies. The school's roster of eminent faculty regularly receives distinguished honors for creative and scholarly work, and its alumni have achieved notable success in the performing and media arts. More than 150 internationally recognized faculty members work with students from around the world, specializing in one of the following areas:

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