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John Holiday
CCM ALUMNUS WINS 2017 MARIAN ANDERSON VOCAL AWARD

Countertenor John Holiday (MM Voice, 2012) is the winner of this year’s Marian Anderson Vocal Award, which celebrates the excellence and vocal promise of one young American singer. Holiday’s prizes include $10,000 cash and the opportunity to perform a recital on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. Read more...

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Nick Lipari
ELECTRONIC MEDIA ALUMNUS ASSISTANT EDITS LATEST STAR WARS FILM, ROGUE ONE

The force is strong with CCM alumnus Nicholas Lipari (BFA, 2012), who served as assistant editor on the latest film in the popular Star Wars saga, Rogue One! The blockbuster film opened on Dec. 15 and became the fifth highest-grossing film of 2016. Read more...

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Michelle Gwynne
A LIFE REMEMBERED: HARPIST RECEIVES POSTHUMOUS DOCTORAL DEGREE

Michelle Gwynne was one lecture recital away from graduating with a DMA in harp performance when she lost her battle with cancer in September 2016. Her parents, caregiver and colleagues remember Michelle as a skilled musician who
loved to share her passion with others. Read more...

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Eddy Kwon
ALUMNUS RECEIVES $50K FELLOWSHIP FOR WORK WITH MYCINCINNATI YOUTH ORCHESTRA PROGRAM

Composer, performer and community-based teaching artist Eddy Kwon (BM, 2011) plans to use his United States Artists Fellowship for financial support as he continues to develop future projects with young Cincinnati musicians in Price Hill. Read More...

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Katie Johannigman
MUSICAL THEATRE ALUMNA RETURNS TO CHOREOGRAPH 'THEY WERE YOU' AT CCM

Since graduating from UC’s College Conservatory of Music, Katie Johannigman (BFA Musical Theatre, 2012) has worked in New York and started a non-profit, after-school musical theatre training program in Connecticut. She returns to her alma mater to share some tricks of the trade with current students and choreograph They Were You: The Songs of Tom Jones and Harvey SchmidtRead more...

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CCM alumna Susan Jordan
PERFORMER TURNED AUTHOR CAPTIVATES READERS WITH FICTIONAL NOVELS SET AT CCM

When alumna Susan Jordan (BFA Voice, 1958) began writing her first novel, she had just finished directing Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel for the second time in her career. Memories of her time as a student at CCM flooded her mind, inspiring her to write them down into what became The Carousel Series.  Read more...

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CCM alumna Kristin Wendland
TRACING TANGUEROS: ALUMNA CO-AUTHORS FIRST ENGLISH STUDY ON ARGENTINE TANGO MUSIC

During her first trip to Argentina, Kristin Wendland (MM Composition, 1982) began exploring the complex relationship between dance and music in the Argentine tango. The research she collected on the subject culminated in a new book, Tracing Tangueros: Argentine Tango Instrumental Music. Read more...

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CCM alumna Sommer Ranae Schoch.
CCM ALUMNA CREATES DRAMATIC MARK ON THE CULTURE OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY

Alumna Sommer Ranae Schoch (MBA/MA Arts Administration, 2014) returned to her hometown of Somerset, Kentucky to build The Flashback Theater Co. The non-profit company has thrived by engaging the community through performances focused on the region's history. Read more...

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CCM alumnus Jim Ireland
OPERA AMERICA OFFICE DEDICATED IN MEMORY OF CCM ALUMNUS

The National Opera Center in New York City recently renamed its Technical/ Production Office in honor of accomplished CCM alumnus and renowned opera administrator James D. Ireland (BBA Business Administration, 1966; MM, 1970). Read more...

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CCM alumnus Christopher G. Allen
CCM CONDUCTING ALUMNI RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FROM THE SOLTI FOUNDATION

CCM alumni Christopher G. Allen (MM Orchestral Conducting, 2011) and Stefano Sarzani (CCM, 2012-13) join a group of only 46 conductors to receive the Solti Foundation U.S. Career Assistance Awards since the grant program was founded in 2004. Read more...

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Alumnus Alex Gartner.
CCM ALUMNUS APPOINTED ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF PENSACOLA CHILDREN'S CHORUS

Alex Gartner (BM Music Education, 2012) has been named the new Artistic Director of the Pensacola Children's Chorus. Gartner will take over for Allen and Susan Pote, who founded the organization in 1990 in conjunction with the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra. Read more...

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Alumnus Dominic Bogart, recipient of the 2012 Julia Winter Cohen Career Excellence Award.
CCM ALUMNUS FEATURED IN SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL FAVORITE THE BIRTH OF A NATION

Dominic Bogart (BFA Drama, 2000) attended the Sundance Film Festival in January of 2016 for the world premiere of The Birth of a Nation. The film landed the biggest deal in the history of the festival: a $17.5 million payday from Fox Searchlight for global rights. Read more...

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CCM alumna Angela Ammerman.
THE WASHINGTON POST SPOTLIGHTS A CCM ALUMNA'S INNOVATIVE TEACHING METHODS

Angela Ammerman (BM Music Education, 2006) was recently named the Virginia Orchestra Director of the Year by the American String Teachers Association. Read more...

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CCM alumnus Brad Myers.
CCM ALUMNUS RELEASES NEW ALBUM TO 4-STAR REVIEW FROM FAMED JAZZ MAGAZINE

The latest release by guitarist Brad Myers (MM Jazz Studies, 2015) has been named one of the year's best albums by DownBeat magazine. Entitled Prime Numbers, the album will be among the new releases honored in the magazine's January 2016 edition. Read more...

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CCM alumnus Andre Catrini.
CCM ALUMNUS OPENS OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL

CCM alumnus Andre Catrini (BFA Musical Theatre, 2011) is about to open his first Off-Broadway musical. The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit plays Dec. 3 - 19 at the New York Workshop Theatre. Read more...

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CCM alumnus Maurice A. Ellis.
ALL ABOUT THAT BASS: CCM ALUMNUS FINDS SUCCESS TOURING WITH POP STARS AND BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS

Maurice A. Ellis (BM Jazz Studies, 2012) has quickly made a name for himself as a bassist for some of pop music's biggest stars. Most recently, he has toured with Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Meghan Trainor and made memorable appearances on The Ellen Degeneres Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Read more...

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CCM alumnus Emmett O'Hanlon.
CCM ALUMNUS TAKES SECOND PLACE AT ALTAMURA/CARUSO COMPETITION

Alumnus Emmett O'Hanlon (BM Voice, 2012) tied for second place at the international voice competition on Sunday, Oct. 25. A baritone, O'Hanlon won a cash prize of $6,000 as the second-place winner. Read more...

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CCM alumnus and adjunct faculty member Junghyun James Cho.
CCM GRAD AND ADJUNCT FACULTY MEMBER WINS FIRST PRIZE AT INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING COMPETITION

Alumnus and adjunct faculty member Junghyun James Cho (MM Orchestral Conducting, 2013; AD Opera Coaching, 2014) received top honors at the 2015 Blue Danube International Opera Conducting Competition. Read more...

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CCM alumnus Darrell D. Miller.
CCM ALUMNUS NAMED TO SAVOY MAGAZINE'S 'MOST INFLUENTIAL BLACK LAWYERS' LIST

Darrell D. Miller (BM Musical Theatre, 1985) has been named to this prestigious list in recognition of his distinguished legal career, professionalism and outstanding commitment to community service. Read more...

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Alumni from CCM's TD&P program
CCM TD&P ALUMNI HONORED AT CELEBRATION

Students, faculty and alumni from CCM's Department of Theatre Design and Production gathered in March of 2015 to celebrate 45 years of excellence. 11 outstanding alumni were recognized during this second-ever gathering. Read more...

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CCM alumna Jennifer Honn-Rennie
CCM ALUMNA NOMINATED FOR A GLAAD MEDIA AWARD

Electronic Media graduate Jennifer Honn-Rennie (BFA, 1992) has received a GLAAD award nomination for her work on the Sochi Olympics documentary To Russia With Love. Read more...

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CCM alumna Tamara Wilson.
CCM VOICE ALUMNA MAKES HER METROPOLITAN OPERA DEBUT

Soprano Tamara Wilson (BM, 2004) has received praise from the New York Times and the New York Classical Review for her performance in the title role of Aida. Read more...

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CCM alumnus Brian Newman and Lady Gaga
JAZZ STUDIES ALUMNI PERFORM WITH LADY GAGA AND TONY BENNETT

Brian Newman (CCM, 1999-2003), Steve Kortyka (BM, 2004), Alex Smith (BM, 2001) and Scott Ritchie (BM, 2003) have recorded a new album with the two music industry giants, which debuted as the number one album on the US Billboard 200 during its first week of sales. Read more...

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CCM alumna Dione Kuraoka
DRAMA ALUMNA FILMS COMMERCIAL CAMPAIGN FOR HERBAL ESSENCES

Dione Kuraoka (BFA, 2010) traveled to Prague and Slovenia to film a new commercial for the shampoo and hair care brand. Read more...

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CCM alumnus Brad Schnittger
E-MEDIA ALUMNUS RECEIVES 2015 HAILE FELLOWSHIP AWARD

Brad Schnittger (BFA, 2006) has received a $100,000 award from People's Liberty, a philanthropic lab dedicated to accelerating the positive transformation of Greater Cincinnati. Read more...

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CCM alumna Jackie Vanderbeck DiSalvo
MUSICAL THEATRE ALUMNA MAKES A DIFFERENCE WITH 'SING FOR YOUR SENIORS' PROGRAM

Jackie Vanderbeck DiSalvo (BFA, 2003) is taking her talents to senior centers across the New York City metropolitan area, along with other CCM alums and Broadway performers! Read more...

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CCM alumna Merideth Hite
PERFORMANCE STUDIES ALUMNA APPOINTED TO PROFESSOR OF OBOE

Merideth Hite (BM, 2006), a recent Doctor of Musical Arts graduate of the Juilliard School, has joined the faculty of the University of Southern Mississippi. Read more...

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CCM alums Amanda Woodbury, John Holiday and Yi Li.
CCM ALUMNUS MAKES HIS BROADWAY DEBUT IN THE HIT REVIVAL OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ'S PIPPIN

After touring the nation with The Book of Mormon, Michael Schwitter (BFA, 2012) takes on the role of Pippin's vainglorious brother Lewis at the Music Box Theatre. Read more...

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CCM alums Amanda Woodbury, John Holiday and Yi Li.
CCM ALUMNI WIN TOP PRIZES IN PLÁCIDO DOMINGO’S WORLD OPERA COMPETITION

Amanda Woodbury (MM, 2012), John Holiday (MM, 2012) and Yi Li (AD, 2013) were among this year's finalists in the Operalia competition. Read more...

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CCM alumna Catherine Roma
TWO CCM ALUMNI HONORED IN UC AWARDS CEREMONY

Catherine Roma (DMA, 1989) and Brian J. Leitten (BFA, 2001) will be honored by the University of Cincinnati's Alumni Association, along with three other distinguished UC alumni. Read more...

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CCM alumna Jenifer Thomas
ARTS ADMINISTRATION ALUMNA LANDS JOB ON BROADWAY

After graduating from CCM's Arts Administration program in 2012, Jenifer Thomas (MA/MBA, 2012) moved to New York for a coveted position with the Disney Theatrical Group. Read more...

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CCM alumnus Zach Mueller
E-MEDIA ALUMNUS STRIKES GOLD ON ACTION-PACKED DISCOVERY CHANNEL SERIES

Thanks to the robust skill set he developed in CCM's BFA program in Electronic Media, alumnus Zach Mueller (BFA, 2010) was ready for almost any professional challenge after graduation. Except for bears. Read more...

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CCM alumnus Michael John Mollo
COMPOSITION ALUMNUS SCORES HIT VIDEO GAME

With several television and film scores already to his credit, alumnus Michael John Mollo (MM, 2005) crafts his first interactive soundtrack for the hit video game Strider HD. Read more...

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