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CCM launches International Opera Language and Culture Immersion...

May 9, 2022

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) is at the center of a new groundbreaking international program that sends the college’s graduate-level opera students abroad to study language and culture in Italy, Germany or France. CCM Opera’s Language and Culture Immersion Program gives student singers, coaches/accompanists and directors the opportunity to embed themselves abroad to live, work and study with the industry’s leading conductors, directors and opera houses.

Cincinnati Opera and CCM announce next Opera Fusion: New Works...

May 5, 2022

Cincinnati Opera and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) are pleased to announce that their groundbreaking joint program, Opera Fusion: New Works, will host its next workshop for a new opera-in-progress this May. The featured opera currently has the working title of ROBESON Opera and includes music by Scott Davenport Richards and a libretto by Richards and David Cote. CCM Professor Robin Guarino will serve as dramaturg and stage director. ROBESON Opera will receive a 10-day workshop in Cincinnati from May 4 to 14, 2022, and the workshop will culminate in a public performance on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Music Hall’s Wilks Studio.

CCM shares 2022 alumni and distinguished service awards

April 18, 2022

UC's College-Conservatory of Music is proud to present alumni and distinguished service awards to outstanding members of our community at the end of each academic year. The 2022 awards are presented to five accomplished alumni and one dedicated patron in a private virtual event as well as during the college's Graduation Convocation Ceremony. Details on CCM's 2022 Graduation Convocation Ceremony, which is scheduled for Friday, April 29, are available online.

CCM alumnus recognized by GRAMMY Museum and Chorus America Awards

April 11, 2022

The Recording Academy and GRAMMY Museum recently announced their semifinalists for the 2022 Music Educator Award, one of whom is CCM alumnus Brandon Elliot (MM Choral Conducting, ‘14). Elliot was also awarded the Chorus America Louis Botto Award for Innovative Action and Entrepreneurial Zeal. Elliot is a tenure-track professor and the director of choral and vocal activities at southern California’s Moorpark College.

CCM student lights up ACT Entertainment's grandMA3 Programming...

March 25, 2022

UC College-Conservatory of Music Lighting Design and Technology student Eli Suarez was selected by the ACT Academy as a runner-up winner of its grandMA3 Programming Contest, wherein designers created virtual lighting shows using grandMA3 software. For his submission, Suarez created a light show to accompany The Killers’ hit song “Mr. Brightside.” Suarez is hoping that this win will lead to a bright future ahead.

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