Collegiate and Adult Programs

Flowers bloom in front of CCM during the summer

CCM Summer Programs provides classes and workshops for college students and adults during the summer months. Arts enthusiasts at any level can join us at our state-of-the-art facilities and study in a variety of areas.

Registration for summer 2023 programs opens October 3! Check back for updates.

Contact CCM Summer Programs at 513-556-5609 or ccmsummer@uc.edu if you have any questions.

Summer 2023 Programs

Choral conducting
Choral Conducting Workshop:
  • Dates: July 9-15
  • Director: Joe Miller 
  • Tuition: $700 (campus housing and parking are available separately for an additional fee)

Offering exceptional training in choral pedagogy, literature, and performance, the CCM Choral Conducting Workshop is open to all musicians, and is especially geared toward choral educators, church musicians and others who work with choral groups. Participants will also intersect with participants in CCM’s International Conducting Training Program.

The workshop will be a week-long immersion in new pedagogies and literature with participants receiving daily training in voice pedagogy, choral pedagogy, performance practice and exploring a wide range of historic and modern repertoire. The week will culminate with concert featuring CCM’s outstanding Choral and Voice faculty in a performance at Cincinnati’s Christ Church Cathedral.

Housing information coming soon.


Students perform on stage during CCM Prep's High School Musical Theatre Workshop

International Conducting Training Program:

  • Dates: July 8-15
  • Faculty: Joe Miller and Brett Scott
  • Tuition: $975 (campus housing and parking are available separately for an additional fee)

The International Conducting Training Program (ICTP) is a rigorous and competitive opportunity providing advanced conducting training for professionals seeking to gain experience and guidance from CCM’s renowned conducting faculty. ICTP Fellows, accepted by audition only, will receive intensive instruction in score analysis, work with a professional chorus and orchestra, and participate in the CCM Choral Conducting Workshop.

ICTP Conducting Fellows will prepare masterworks for performance during the week-long festival, engaging in all areas of preparation and working one-on-one with the faculty. The week will culminate with concert featuring CCM’s outstanding Choral and Voice faculty in a performance at Cincinnati’s Christ Church Cathedral.

Auditions are required. Audition and housing information coming soon.

CCM's Moveable Feast. Classical guitar
  • Dates: July 16-22
  • Director: Chris Wilke
  • Tuition: $725

An exceptional immersive experience in all aspects of classical guitar and guitar in general, the CCM Guitar Workshop is open to all musicians wishing to improve their skills and connect with fellow players. The Workshop is a weeklong course in which participants benefit from classes in technique, history, performance practice and pedagogy. The schedule features daily masterclasses and lectures on special topics. The heart of the program centers around ensemble playing in which participants receive individualized coaching from professional guitarists.

Featuring CCM’s outstanding guitar faculty as well as internationally renowned guests, the workshop will culminate in a participants’ concert on the final day. Open to adults and high school students of all levels. 

No audition requirement.


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