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Watch the CCM Philharmonia's Sept. 20 performance

February 24, 2021

In addition to the CCMONSTAGE Online series of digital concerts and performing arts productions, the UC College-Conservatory of Music is also presenting virtual performances through its CCMONSTAGE Archives companion series. Our newest installment in this ongoing series features the CCM Philharmonia student orchestra performing Antonín Dvořák's Serenade for Wind Instruments, Op. 44 (1878) and Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 103 in E-flat Major, D. 944 (“Drumroll”) (1795). Led by Director of Orchestral Studies Mark Gibson, this archival performance footage was recorded in Corbett Auditorium on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020.

Listen to CCM singers in Cincinnati Opera's 'Blind Injustice'...

February 22, 2021

In 2019, Cincinnati Opera premiered Blind Injustice, with music by Scott Davenport Richards and a libretto by David Cote. The work tells the story of Ohioans who were falsely convicted of serious crimes and later exonerated by the Ohio Innocence Project. Blind Injustice was lauded as a “powerful piece of music theater” (The Wall Street Journal) and a “masterpiece” (CityBeat) upon its premiere. Recently, Cincinnati Opera released the live audio recording of the opera through Fanfare Cincinnati, which is now available for streaming and download.

CCM Theatre Design and Production presents virtual student...

February 16, 2021

Students from CCM's Theatre Design and Production department have worked to create personal portfolios to share their craft with the world. In addition to finding the best way to showcase their work, students have worked to create a consistent brand of their own throughout their materials. This Showcase serves as a recognition of their progress, and an opportunity for others to view the culmination of the work they have crafted.

CCM is now accepting applications for a three-summer master's in...

February 15, 2021

The University of Cincinnati's nationally ranked and internationally renowned College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) is now accepting applications for its new Master of Music in Music Education. The degree program is specifically designed for music teachers who want to remain active in the classroom while continuing their education. The practical degree program can be completed in three summers and provides a high-quality, individualized curriculum for all music teachers.

'Rising-star' student conducts in Cincinnati Opera's Digital...

February 9, 2021

In April 2020, CCM doctoral student William R. Langley (MM Orchestral Conducting, ’18) was looking forward to a summer with the Cincinnati Opera as its assistant conductor. Of course, the company didn’t enjoy a regular summer season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is currently in the process of presenting a digital winter festival. Audiences can enjoy three performances with Cincinnati Opera participants and guest artists for free anytime before March 22.

CCM’s streaming concert series continues on Feb. 12

February 1, 2021

The second episode of CCMONSTAGE Online is now available for on demand viewing. Originally broadcast on Friday, Feb. 12, this 30-minute-long virtual concert features CCM string quartet-in-residence the Ariel Quartet collaborating with master’s degree students Cristian Diaz and Denielle Wilson, who are also both second-year participants in CCM’s innovative Diversity Fellowship initiative with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Watch the full episode here. The performance is also available on CCM's YouTube channel and Facebook page, and also via the Violin Channel.

CCM Idea Lab shares collaborative storytelling during the...

January 26, 2021

Faculty and students at UC’s College-Conservatory of Music are collaborating on innovative multimedia projects in the CCM Idea Lab. The cross disciplinary class explores technical, artistic and philosophical questions to create short performance pieces that showcase the work of students and faculty from CCM Lighting Design and Technology, Sound Design and Technology, Technical Direction, Stage Management, Dance, Acting, Voice, Musical Theatre and Media Production.

CCM Voice alumnus releases new album of Catalan music

January 25, 2021

Isaí Jess Muñoz (BM Voice, ’01) has found success as both a performer and an educator since his days at UC’s College-Conservatory of Music. After receiving a master’s and a doctoral degrees from Manhattan School of Music and Stony Brook University, he became an Associate Professor of Voice and Opera at the University of Delaware and the Vice President of the National Opera Association. Now, he is releasing his first solo album in over a decade with pianist Oksana Glouchko.

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