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VOTE: BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards highlight CCM Excellence

December 5, 2023

Each year, the BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards honor excellence in the city’s performing arts scene. This year, the faculty and students of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) are nominated 20 times in 11 categories—including Best Musical, Best Opera, Best Choreography, Best Sound Design, and more!


Local media spotlights CCM's fall performances

December 5, 2023

UC's College-Conservatory of Music kicks off its fall performance season in September with a variety of concerts starring the next generation of performing and media artists. Local media featured the college's upcoming events in preview coverage shared by CityBeat, Movers and Makers, Behind the Curtain Cincinnati and All About the Arts.


Hoffman Honors Scholars honor University of Cincinnati alumnus

December 4, 2023

The estate of Hugh Hoffman, MBA ’63, has established a new scholarship program at three University of Cincinnati colleges. A $56 million gift will create the Hoffman Honors Scholars Program and support student-athletes with an extraordinary endowment.


CCM presents Stephen Flaherty tribute at New York's Carnegie Hall

Event: January 14, 2024 7:00 PM

Recently dubbed by Playbill Magazine as one of Broadway’s “Big 10,” the UC College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) unites Broadway stars and current students in a one-night-only performance to honor Tony Award-winning composer Stephen Flaherty at Carnegie Hall in New York on Jan. 14, 2024.


Get to know CCM’s newest faculty and staff members

December 4, 2023

UC’s College-Conservatory of Music will welcome a variety of new faculty and staff members to its roster of distinguished performing and media arts experts this fall. The following new appointments have been announced as of Aug 15, 2023. Additional new hires will be announced later this summer.


CCM Dance presents 'An American in Paris + Other Works' on Nov....

November 28, 2023

CCM Dance proudly presents An American in Paris + Other Works, a lively program featuring repertoire ranging from classical ballet to modern dance. The centerpiece of the program is An American in Paris, a one-act ballet set to George Gershwin’s iconic music, choreographed by guest artist Peter Davison.


Feast of Carols features holiday hits, local choirs in concert...

November 27, 2023

UC College-Conservatory of Music welcomes the holiday season on Dec. 2-3, 2023 with Feast of Carols, an annual concert featuring festive choral favorites performed by the CCM Chamber Choir, Chorale and Graduate Brass Quintet; UC Choruses, Cincinnati Youth Choir and outstanding guest choirs from local high schools.


CCM Starling Prep violinist named semi-finalist in Sphinx...

November 21, 2023

The UC College-Conservatory of Music is proud to announce that Anthony Dorsey, a longtime student in the CCM Starling Preparatory String Project, was recently named a semi-finalist in the annual Sphinx Competition. Dorsey is joined at the semi-finals by Sonya Moomaw, a former student of CCM Prep’s Junior Strings Program. Based in Detroit, the Sphinx Organization is a nationwide social justice organization which fosters the talents of Black and Latinx string players and promotes diversity in classical music.


Ariel Quartet joined by award-winning pianist in Nov. 21 concert

November 20, 2023

The Ariel Quartet, UC College-Conservatory of Music’s String Quartet-in-Residence, continues its season Tuesday, Nov 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Werner Recital Hall. Alessio Bax, the award-winning Italian pianist, joins Ariel for the program’s finale: Dvořák’s Piano Quintet in A major, widely regarded as one of the masterpieces of the form. Tickets are on sale now through the CCM Box Office.


CCM professor wins Outstanding Publication Award from Society of...

November 20, 2023

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music congratulates Steven Cahn, Professor of Music Theory, on his receipt of the prestigious 2023 Outstanding Publication Award. Representing the highest honor awarded by the Society for Music Theory, this distinction was given to Cahn’s recent article “Schoenberg, Al-Kindī, and the Unbound Braid: A Rendezvous in Barcelona a Thousand Years in the Making” (Musical Quarterly, vol. 104, nos. 3–4, 2021).


Celebrate the holiday season with upcoming CCM concerts

November 17, 2023

CCM's collegiate and preparatory ensembles celebrate the holidays with a variety of upcoming performances! CCM's winter holiday concerts include the Jazz Nutcracker on Nov. 19 and Feast of Carols on Dec. 2 and 3.


CCM Opera brings harrowing myth to life in 'The Rape of Lucretia'

November 14, 2023

UC College Conservatory of Music (CCM) launches its Opera Series with Benjamin Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia. The opera, one of the masterpieces of the English repertoire, runs Thursday, Nov. 16 through Sunday, Nov 19 in the Patricia Corbett Theatre. Tickets are on sale now through the CCM Box Office.


Cincinnati Opera and CCM to workshop two new operas through...

November 13, 2023

Cincinnati Opera and CCM will workshop two new operas—"Two Corners" and "Bulrusher"—through their Opera Fusion: New Works partnership this winter. Both workshops culminate in free, public performances of excerpts on December 17 (Two Corners) and January 24 (Bulrusher).


Next OnStage: CCM shares spring schedule of major events

November 13, 2023

Experience world-class performances by the next generation of performing and media artists at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM)! The college’s spring 2024 schedule of major events is now available; tickets are on sale now through the CCM Box Office.


UC’s growing resources for first-generation students

November 7, 2023

Nearly one in five UC students are considered first-generation college students — meaning they and their siblings are the first in their family to attend a four-year institution of higher learning. UC is attracting a growing number of first-gen students; their numbers jumped by 8% this fall on campus.


CCM Brass Choir presents Betty Glover tribute concert on Nov. 12

November 6, 2023

CCM celebrates the legacy of trailblazing trombonist Betty Glover in a tribute concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12, at St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption in Covington, Kentucky. Featuring the CCM Brass Choir, the performance features student and faculty artists, guest artists from the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, alumni and more.


UC graduate program showcase Nov. 16

Event: November 16, 2023 10:00 AM

UC students, faculty and staff and alumni are invited to Bearcats Beyond Bachelors, an event designed to showcase graduate programs at UC. The event is 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, in TUC and will explore over 350 graduate degrees, certificates and professional programs across various disciplines.


UC students: Enroll now for CCM's spring 2024 arts electives

October 24, 2023

UC’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) offers dozens of different general studies and arts elective courses in spring 2024. These credit-granting courses are open to all UC students and cover a wide range of topics including dance, movies and media, music and theatre arts!


CCM Philharmonia and Choirs present J.S. Bach's "St. Matthew...

October 20, 2023

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music's Orchestral and Choral programs unite to present J.S. Bach’s St. Mathew Passion at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023 in Corbett Auditorium. Featuring the work of students, faculty and guest artists, the staged performance retells the story of the events leading up to the trial of Jesus, his crucifixion and burial.


Cincinnati Opera and CCM announce details of next Opera Fusion:...

October 19, 2023

Cincinnati Opera and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) have announced the next workshop in their groundbreaking joint program, Opera Fusion: New Works. In collaboration with the Metropolitan Opera, the Cincinnati partners will host a workshop in November 2023 for the new opera Lincoln in the Bardo, with music by Missy Mazzoli and libretto by Royce Vavrek, based on the celebrated novel by George Saunders. Commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera and a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera and Los Angeles Opera, Lincoln in the Bardo is slated to receive its world premiere in 2026.


CCM and Cincy Shakes present vampire play for Halloween

Event: October 19, 2023 10:40 AM

UC’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) and the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) present Let The Right One In, a bloody vampire play based on the bestselling novel and award-winning film. Led by CSC Artistic Director Brian Isaac Phillips, the collaborative performance features professional CSC guest artists and CCM’s student actors.


WATCH: An inside look at lighting for the camera

October 10, 2023

CCM shares an inside look at the "Lighting for Film and Television Production" class in our latest mini-documentary. Hosted by CCM Media Production, the class class is offered in the summer to UC students interested in learning more about filmmaking.

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