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CCM AND TWIN TOWERS PARTNERSHIP EMBEDS SIX STUDENT ARTISTS IN SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY

In 2015, CCM and Twin Towers partnered to create a new artist-in-residence program, which provided two CCM graduate students with free housing as they lived and performed in the senior living community. Now the program has grown to include six graduate students. Read More…

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HORN STUDENT NAMED 2017 YAMAHA YOUNG PERFORMING ARTIST
HORN STUDENT NAMED 2017 YAMAHA YOUNG PERFORMING ARTIST

CCM student Michelle Hembree is one of 10 winners of the 2017 Yamaha Young Performing Artists (YYPA) Competition. Hembree is a third-year undergraduate horn student who studies with CCM Professor Randy Gardner. Read More…

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Current and Former Students Win Awards in 2017 Lotte Lenya Competition
STUDENTS AND ALUMNI WIN AWARDS IN 2017 LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION

Three CCM-trained singers progressed to the final round of the 20th annual Lotte Lenya Competition last month. DMA Voice candidate Paulina Villarreal (MM, 2015) won Third Prize, which includes a cash award of $10,000. Jasmin Habersham (AD, 2015; MM, 2013) and first-year voice master’s student Lisa Marie Rogali also received prizes of $3000 each as finalists in the competition. Read More…

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Rachel Walker wins Schwarzman Scholarship
UNDERGRADUATE COMPOSER WINS SCHWARZMAN SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDY IN CHINA

Shortly before she graduated from CCM this past December, Rachel Walker (BM, 2016) became a member of the second class of Schwarzman Scholars. As part of the program, she will pursue a one-year, fully-funded master’s degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Read More…

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All of The Above
GROUP OF CCM MUSICIANS NAMED ENSEMBLE-IN-RESIDENCE AT XAVIER UNIVERSITY

A contemporary chamber music ensemble comprised of six current and former CCM students is now ensemble-in-residence at Xavier University. Performing under the name All of the Above, the sextet will offer concerts and work with Xavier students as part of this residency. Read More...

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The inaugural class of the CSO/CCM Diversity Fellows will join the CSO on stage Sept. 8 and 10 in their first concert.
DIVERSITY FELLOWS PREPARE FOR FIRST CONCERT WITH THE CSO

The inaugural class of string musicians accepted into the Diversity Fellowship Program will take the stage with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra for the first time on Sept. 8 and 10.  Read More...

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DOCTORAL CANDIDATE RESEARCHES EVOLUTION OF MUSICAL THEATRE  Musicology graduate student Alexandre Bádue is researching the sung-through musical, a form of the genre made popular by a group of composers in the 1980s.
DOCTORAL CANDIDATE RESEARCHES DEVELOPMENT OF MUSICAL THEATRE

Alex Bádue, a doctoral candidate in musicology, is one of eight University of Cincinnati students to receive a $20,000 Graduate School Dean’s Fellowship Award and full-tuition scholarship as he works to complete his dissertation on American sung-through musicals. Read More... 

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ARTS ADMINISTRATION STUDENTS REFLECT ON SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

CCM Arts Administration students Claire Jagla and Rachel Stanton write about their summer internships spent at Aspen Music Festival and School and Wolf Trap Opera. Read More...

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Congratulations to Preston Light, who won three major solo performance competitions this summer.
TUBA DOCTORAL CANDIDATE WINS TOP PRIZES AT THREE SUMMER COMPETITIONS

Preston Light won three major solo performance competitions this summer to earn a total of $3,500 in cash prizes and a full-tuition scholarship to the Brevard Music Center’s 2017 summer festival. Read More...

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CCM doctoral candidate Alyssa Morris
CCM DOCTORAL CANDIDATE WINS $15,000 AWARD FROM INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION

Current CCM student Alyssa Morris is one of 90 students in the US and Canada selected to receive this year's Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. Read more...

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CCM students Talya Lieberman and Reilly Nelson.
CCM STUDENTS WIN TOP PRIZES IN 2016 LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION

Current students Talya Lieberman and Reilly Nelson both received cash awards during the final round of the prestigious Lotte Lenya Competition, sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music. Read more...

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CCM Opera alumnus Yi Li.
CCM ANNOUNCES 2016 OPERA SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION RESULTS

Five voice students were named winners of CCM’s 2016 Opera Scholarship Competition, which was held on Saturday, March 12, in UC’s Corbett Auditorium. Read more...

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UC Production Master Class short film ‘Expedition Alaska' is a nominee in the 2016 NYC Drone Film Festival.
STUDENT PRODUCED FILM NOMINATED FOR NYC DRONE FILM FESTIVAL

A short film created by participants in UC's innovative Production Master Class has been nominated alongside works by National Geographic, NBC News and Good Morning America for the 2016 New York City Drone Film Festival. Read more...

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CCM graduate student Olivier Ochanine.
CCM DOCTORAL STUDENT TAKES FIRST PRIZE AT INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING COMPETITION

Orchestral conducting student Olivier Ochanine won the top prize at the inaugural Antal Doráti International Conducting Competition in Budapest in late 2015. Read more...

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CCM graduate student Youkyoung Kim.
CCM DOCTORAL CANDIDATE TAKES TOP HONORS AT SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

Second-year doctoral student Youkyoung Kim won the Gold Medalist prize along with the Audience Favorite award at this year's Seattle International Piano Competition. As the winner of the competition's professional category, she also received a $2,000 cash prize. Read more...

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CCM student composer Nate May.
CCM STUDENT COMPOSER RECEIVES GRANT SUPPORT FROM ARTSWAVE AND PEOPLE'S LIBERTY

Second-year Master of Music candidate Nate May has been awarded a total of $16,500 in grants to support a performance of his thesis in April of 2016. Read more...

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The Torrential Saxophone Quartet.
UNDERGRADUATE SAXOPHONE QUARTET ADVANCES IN MTNA COMPETITION

The Torrential Quartet has advanced to the regional round of the chamber music competition hosted by the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). The Quartet – which is comprised of CCM students Mark Harrison, Caleb Burkhardt, Samuel Lana and Kyle Kidwell – is vying for a place in the MTNA National Finals in April of 2016. Read more...

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THREE CCM STUDENTS RECEIVE 2015-16 FULBRIGHT GRANTS

Simon BarradNatalie Douglass and Julia Seeholzer are among the five University of Cincinnati students to receive Fulbright Awards this year. Read more...

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ARTIST DIPLOMA STUDENT WINS OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE AWARD AT 2015 LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION

Soprano Talya Lieberman received the prestigious Lys Symonette Award for Outstanding Performance of an Individual Number during the final round of this year's Lotte Lenya Competition. Read more...

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Musical theatre major Eric Geil.
GRADUATING MUSICAL THEATRE MAJOR JOINS NATIONAL TOUR OF 'THE BOOK OF MORMON'

Senior musical theatre major Eric Geil will join the touring production of The Book of Mormon as Elder Church less than two weeks after graduating from UC. Read more...

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First year dramatic performance major Isaac Hickox-Young.
FRESHMAN DRAMA MAJOR RECEIVES CINCINNATUS PRESIDENTIAL AWARD

Isaac Hickox-Young is one of only 11 incoming University of Cincinnati students to receive this prestigious award, which pays full tuition, boarding fees and more for four years. Read more...

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CCM DMA candidate Daniel Blosser
CCM DMA CANDIDATE RECEIVES MAY FESTIVAL FELLOWSHIP

First-year musical arts doctoral candidate Daniel Blosser has been chosen as the 2014-15 May Festival Choral Conducting Fellow. Read more...

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CCM DMA candidate Fotina Naumenko
CCM DMA CANDIDATE RECEIVES FULBRIGHT FELLOWSHIP

Soprano Fotina Naumenko will spend the 2014-15 academic year in St. Petersburg, Russia, thanks to a Fulbright grant. Read more...

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CCM Musical Theatre major Katie Wesler.
GRADUATING MUSIC EDUCATION MAJOR TAKES A LESS TRADITIONAL CAREER PATH

After working in the music industry and teaching for over 30 years, Brian Rivers came to CCM to earn his bachelors in music education. This academic year, he finally achieved that goal. Read more...

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CCM Musical Theatre major Katie Wesler.
CCM SENIOR RECEIVES UC'S 2014 PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE

Musical Theatre major Katie Wesler is one of five outstanding graduates selected to receive UC's highest award for undergraduates. Read more...

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CCM Commercial Music Production Major Piyatut "Bill" Hemstapat.
ASCAP SPOTLIGHTS CCM SOPHOMORE

CCM Commercial Music Production major and Dannenfelser Memorial Scholarship recipient Piyatut "Bill" Hemstapat has been selected as a "Composer to Watch" by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Read more...

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CCM Stage Management major Wesley Fay Yount.
CCM GRADUATING SENIOR DEFINES THE ROLE OF THE STAGE MANAGER

Fresh from an internship with Cirque du Soleil, Wesley Fay Yount prepares to embark on the next phase of her career as the youngest student to receive a baccalaureate during UC's December 2013 Commencement. Read more...

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