Performances and Public Events

Welcome to CCM OnStage, where next begins.

Before they appear on the world stage, tomorrow's arts leaders and luminaries get their start on the CCM stage.

CCM OnStage is the public's chance to see these "stars of tomorrow" today. Whether it's exhilarating concerts, breathtaking theatre, innovative multimedia presentations or inspiring public master classes, the artistry that you love lives here.

Next OnStage

Thank you for joining us during CCM's 2023-24 performance season!

Please stay tuned for what's Next OnStage — the college will announce CCM's 2024-25 major events in August.

UC Student Ticket Options

Current UC students with a valid student ID can purchase up to two tickets for CCM's performances at a discounted rate of just $10 per ticket. The discounted rate for current CCM students is $5 per ticket, and current CCM students also have the opportunity to attend most ticketed performances at no charge through student rush. Certain restrictions apply. Learn more by visiting our ticketing website

Major Events by Month

CCM's summer performances are listed below. Our 2024-25 major events will be announced in August.

The logo for the United States Coast Guard Band.

7 p.m. Tuesday, June 25
• Guest Artist Series • 
United States Coast Guard Band 

The United States Coast Guard Band brings its "Heartland Harmonies" concert tour to CCM for a program of wind band hits, virtuosic solo features, rousing marches, new music by American composers and patriotic classics. Under the direction of Commander Adam R. Williamson, the 55-member ensemble currently includes five CCM alumni including Alison Landstedt, Joel Baroody, Wes Mayhew, Tyler Wilkins and Noel Marcano!

Established in 1925, the United States Coast Guard Band is the premier musical representative of the U.S. Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security and is the Coast Guard’s only professional musical ensemble. The Band serves the American people through its mission of promoting public goodwill toward the U.S. Coast Guard, preserving and honoring the heritage, traditions, and history of the Coast Guard and our nation, enhancing pride within our service, supporting Coast Guard recruiting activities, and performing for official functions. 

Location: Corbett Auditorium
Admission: This concert is presented free of charge. Ticket reservations are required and can be made online through the TicketLeap ticketing platform.

Louise Dieterle Nippert Trust
Scholarship and Resident Artist Sponsor
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
CSO/CCM Diversity Fellowship Sponsor
The Corbett Endowment at CCM
Dance Department Sponsor
All-Steinway School Sponsor
Louise H. & David S. Ingalls Foundation, Inc.
Community Partners
The Joseph and Frances Jones Poetker Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation, Ritter & Randolph, LLC, Corporate Counsel
Visiting Artists & Thinking About Music Sponsor
Dr. & Mrs. Carl G. Fischer 
Greg Mathein 
Gary & Barb Cummins 
Jim & Linda Miller 
George & Carroll Roden
Musical Theatre Department Sponsors
Genevieve Smith
Opera Production Sponsor
Rafael and Kimberly de Acha
Opera D’Arte Sponsor
An Anonymous Donor
Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander
Mrs. William A. Friedlander
Dr. Randolph L. Wadsworth
Judith Schonbach Landgren and Peter Landgren
Mr. & Mrs. Harry H. Santen
Elizabeth C.B. Sittenfeld
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman
Mrs. Theodore W. Striker
Mrs. Harry M. Hoffheimer
Ariel Quartet Sponsors
Jan Rogers
Willard and Jean Mulford Charitable Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation
Choral Studies Sponsors
  Classical Guitar Sponsor

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Hirschhorn
Orchestral Sponsor
Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation
Starling Pre-Collegiate Sponsor
Starling Strings Sponsor
Dr. Timothy E. and Janet L. Johnson
Thom Miles and Roberta Gary
Organ Department Sponsors
Keyboard Club of Cincinnati
Louis and Susan Meisel
Piano Department Sponsors
Kevin and Nancy Rhein
   Wind Studies Sponsor
Buddy Rogers Music
LINKS Sponsor
Sponsors listed as of Sept. 7, 2023

Event Programs

All of CCM's free and ticketed events will have digital programs instead of printed programs. QR codes will be displayed at events to give access to the digital programs to patrons. The programs are also accessibile through the links below. Programs for events will be shared shortly before the event date.

Calendar of All Events

Refer to the listings above for current event information. Performance dates and details are subject to change. 

CCM offers free admission to many of its performances. Some events do require purchased tickets. View a current list of ticketed performances and purchase tickets online.

Inclement Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather conditions, CCM will handle the cancellation of public events and performances as follows: if the University of Cincinnati is closed, all CCM performances and public events on that day will be cancelled.

Access campus updates, including inclement weather-related notices, through the UC Alerts system.

News and Events


Piano alumna Brianna Matzke premieres TREMOR project at American...

May 3, 2024

TREMOR is a performance art project created in response to Brianna Matzke's essential tremor diagnosis. It features a world premiere piano concert and panel discussion at 6 p.m. on May 5, 2024 at the American Sign Museum. The project also includes an art opening, with musical responses from local new-music ensemble concert:nova on April 28 at The Well.


Four CCM alumni nominated in 2024 Tony Awards

May 1, 2024

Four UC College-Conservatory of Music alumni are named nominees in the 77th annual Tony Awards, recognizing the excellent work shared in Broadway productions during the 2023-24 season. The nominees, announced Tuesday, April 30, include Isabella Byrd (BFA Lighting Design and Technology, ’09), Shoshana Bean (BFA Musical Theatre, '99), Dorian Harewood and Leslie Kritzer (BFA Musical Theatre, '99).

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