CCM Divisional and Departmental Leadership

Composition, Musicology and Theory Division Head

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Christopher Segall

Interim Division Head of Composition, Musicology, and Theory; Associate Professor of Music Theory

513-556-6251


Ensembles and Conducting Division Head

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Kevin Michael Holzman

Division Head of Ensembles and Conducting; Director and Associate Professor of Wind Studies

513-556-9424

Eminent Scholar of Chamber Music

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Nick Photinos

Professor of Chamber Music and Eminent Scholar

Director of Choral Studies

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Joe Miller

Director and Professor of Choral Studies

513-556-2696

Director of Commercial Music Production

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Kim C. Pensyl

Division Head - General Studies; Program Director - Commercial Music Production; Professor of Music

513-633-4606

Director of Jazz Studies

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Scott B. Belck

Director and Professor of Jazz Studies (Trumpet)

513-556-9447

Director of Orchestral Studies

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Mark I. Gibson

Director of Orchestral Studies; Professor of Music

513-556-9420

Director of Wind Studies

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Kevin Michael Holzman

Division Head of Ensembles and Conducting; Director and Associate Professor of Wind Studies

513-556-9424


General Studies Division Head

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Kim C. Pensyl

Division Head - General Studies; Program Director - Commercial Music Production; Professor of Music

513-633-4606


Keyboard Studies Division Head

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Michelle Conda

Division Head of Keyboard Studies; Coordinator of Secondary Piano and Piano Pedagogy; Professor of Piano; CCM Prep Master Teacher, Piano

513-556-9525

Chair of Piano

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Michael S. Chertock

Chair of Piano Department; Professor of Piano

513-556-9531

Director of Collaborative Piano

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Kenneth R. Griffiths

Director of Collaborative Piano Activities; Professor of Collaborative Piano

513-556-9514


Media Production Division Head

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Kevin F. Burke

Division Head and Professor of Media Production

513-556-7029


Music Education Division Head

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BettyAnne Gottlieb

Interim Division Head and Associate Professor Educator of Music Education (Strings), Director of New Horizons Orchestra

513-556-9530


Performance Studies Division Head

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Daniel Weeks

Interim Division Head of Performance Studies; Associate Professor of Voice

513-556-6830

Chair of Strings

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Won-Bin Yim

Chair of String Department; Associate Professor of Violin

513-556-5254

Chair of Voice

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Karen Lykes

J. Ralph Corbett Distinguished Chair of Opera and Dieterle Chair of Music in memory of George Andreas and Elsa Fishcher Dieterle; Professor of Voice

513-556-9516

Chair of Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion

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Timothy J. Northcut

Chair of Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion; Professor of Music (Tuba and Euphonium)

513-556-9595


Theatre Arts, Production and Arts Administration Division Head

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Rebecca Bromels

Division Head of Theatre Arts, Production and Arts Administration (TAPAA); Chair and Associate Professor of Arts Administration

513-556-5803

Chair of Acting

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Brant Russell

A.B., Dolly, Ralph and Julia Cohen Chair of Dramatic Performance; Associate Professor of Acting; Artistic Director, CCM Playwrights Workshop; Drama Editor, Cincinnati Review

312-882-5647

Chair of Arts Administration

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Rebecca Bromels

Division Head of Theatre Arts, Production and Arts Administration (TAPAA); Chair and Associate Professor of Arts Administration

513-556-5803

Chair of Dance

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Shauna L. Steele

Chair and Associate Professor of Dance

513-556-9594

Chair of Musical Theatre

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Vincent DeGeorge

Patricia A. Corbett Distinguished Chair of Musical Theatre and the Joseph Weinberger Chair of Acting for the Lyric Stage

513-556-4030

Chair of Opera

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Karen Lykes

J. Ralph Corbett Distinguished Chair of Opera and Dieterle Chair of Music in memory of George Andreas and Elsa Fishcher Dieterle; Professor of Voice

513-556-9516

Chair of Theatre Design and Production

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Matthew Daniel Tibbs

Chair of Theatre Design and Production; Assistant Professor of Sound Design

513-556-9597

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