CCMOnStage Presents

DUKE ELLINGTON'S NUTCRACKER SUITE

 

2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, Patricia Corbett Theater

CCM Jazz Orchestra

  • Scott Belck, music director
  • Diane Lala, choreographer 
  • Tori Heinlien*, rehearsal assistant and dance captain
  • Aiden Bezark*, lighting designer
  • Roza Gavriilidis*, production stage manager
  • Kat Miller, props maser
  • Jett Blackorby, spotlight operator 

*CCM student

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Musical Selections

Jazz Orchestra Repertoire

  • Carol of The Bells
    Mykola Dmytrovych Leontovych (1877-1921) 
    Arranged by Ken McCoy (1960)
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
    Hugh Martin (1914-2011) and Ralph Blane (1914-1995) 
    Arranged by Frank DeVol (1911-1999)
  • The Christmas Song 
    Mel Tormé (1925-1999)
  • Jingle Bells 
    James Pierpont (1822-1893) 
    Arranged by Duke Ellington (1899-1974) and Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967) 
    Transcribed by Dylan Canterbury (1980)
  • The Nutcracker Suite 
    Based on The Ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) 
    Arranged by Duke Ellington (1899-1974) and Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967) 
    Transcribed by David Berger (1949)
    • I. Overture
    • II Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance of The Reed-Pipes)
    • III. Peanut Brittle Brigade (March)
    • IV. Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance of The Sugar-Plum Fairy)
    • V. Entr'acte
    • VI. Volga Vouty (Russian Dance)
    • VII. Chinoiserie (Chinese Dance)
    • VIII. Arabesque Cookie (Arabian Dance)
    • IX. Danse of The Floreadores (Waltz of The Flowers)

About CCM Jazz Orchestra

CCM’s acclaimed Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Lab Band perform a wide variety of styles including historical swing, bebop, post-bop, fusion, Latin and avant-garde. Concerts have included historical tributes to Woody Herman and Stan Kenton, as well as composer residency programs featuring artists like Maria Schneider, Jim McNeely, Slide Hampton, Tim Hagans, Kenny Wheeler and many others as guest conductors and performers. Mandy internationally recognized artists have performed as soloists with the CCM Jazz Orchestra, including Eddie Daniels, John Fedchock, Frank Foster, Curtis Fuller, Kenny Garrett, Joe Henderson, Ahmad Jamal, Dave Liebman and Joshua Redman.

the first 'college affiliate' invited to be in residence on tour with the world-renowned Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Cincinnati Business Courier

Roster

Jazz Orchestra Roster

Scott Belck, music director

 

Saxophones

  • Colin Palmieri, lead alto
  • Lee Sulivan, alto
  • Vincent Friedel, tenor*
  • Tyler Remagen, tenor*
  • Emily Jordan, baritone*

Trumpets

  • Brent Proseus, lead*
  • Charles Merk
  • Jack Phillips
  • Myles Twitty
  • Annaleigh Babcock

Trombones

  • Ian Elick, lead*
  • Anthony Bryson*
  • Zyele Gaither
  • Simon Jansen, bass

Rhythm Section

  • Chris Caporale, piano
  • Jack Early, bass
  • Patrick Oakes, guitar
  • Derek Johnson, drums
  • Richard Wilson, drums

Vocalist

  • Emily Jordan

* Graduate Assistant

Musical Theatre Dancers

  • Jenna Bienvenue
  • Allison Bossart
  • Christian Feliciano
  • Christian Kidd
  • Eliza Levy
  • Coty Perno
  • Sammy Schechter
  • Brandon Schumacker
  • Sasha Spitz
  • Jess Zylstra
  • Swings: Andrew Burke, Annalese Fusaro

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Sponsors

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
ArtsWave: Funding Arts, Fueling Community
CCMpower: Friends and Alumni Fueling the Future of the Arts 
The Strader Fund at the Greater Cincinnati Foundation
CCMONSTAGE ONLINE Broadcast Sponsors
Dr. & Mrs. Carl G. Fischer
Musical Theatre Department Sponsor
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. & Paul G. Sittenfeld+
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman
Dr. & 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
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
Louis and Susan Meisel
Piano Department Sponsor
Richard E. Thornburgh
Edward Donovan and Cheryl Carter
Jeff Thomas Catering
The Castleberry Family
KMK Law
Sandra & Stephen Joffe
Paula Boggs Muething & Brian Muething
Patti Myers & Alan Flaherty
Trish & Rick Bryan
Prestige AV & Creative Services
Graeter’s Ice Cream 
Rhinegeist Brewery
CCMpower
The CCM Harmony Fund: Challenging Hate & Prejudice through the Performing Arts
Event Sponsors
Buddy Rogers Music
LINKS Sponsor
Sponsors listed as of August 30, 2021

General Information


Box Office

Located in the CCM Atrium, the Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 12:30-6 p.m.; Saturday, noon-4 p.m.; and one hour prior to curtain for all ticketed performances. MasterCard, Visa and Discover cards are accepted.

  • Location: CCM Atrium Lobby next to Corbett Auditorium
  • Telephone: 513-556-4183
  • Email: boxoff@uc.edu
  • Mail: CCM Box Office, P.O. Box 210003, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0003

Parking

Convenient parking is available in the CCM Garage at the base of Corry Boulevard off of Jefferson Avenue. Additional parking is available in garages throughout the UC campus. Any questions concerning on-campus parking should be directed to UC Parking Services at 513-556-2283.


Tax Credit

If you find that you cannot attend your performance, your tickets may be donated for tax credit as a charitable contribution. Simply notify the Box Office prior to the performance to release your seats, and give your name and address. A tax donation receipt will be mailed to you.


COVID Careful

The health and safety of our community remains our top priority. Based on current conditions, performance venues will be reduced to 50% capacity and all individuals, including audience members and performers, are required to wear facial coverings indoors, following guidelines from the CDC and UC's physician-led COVID response team. Additional measures may be in place as conditions develop based on guidance from the CDC and UC's physician-led COVID response team. Visit the UC Public Health website and CCM's COVID-19 website for additional information and updates.


Lost and Found

If you have lost an item, contact lost and found at 513-556-9413.


House Policies

The House Manager has been instructed to minimize the disturbance to patrons already seated when accommodating latecomers. The director and producer of each production select times that are least likely to interrupt the performance, and latecomers will be seated only during these times. Latecomers who miss these opportunities will not be admitted until intermission. Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted.


Cameras, Phones and Recording Devices

The video or audio recording of performances is prohibited.

The use of cameras, with or without flashes, recording devices, cellular phones and other electronic devices inside the theater is prohibited. Please leave them with the House Manager.


Smoking and Refreshments

Smoking and refreshments are not permitted in the theater. Effective May 1, 2017, smoking and tobacco use (including chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes) shall be prohibited by students, staff, faculty, visitors, vendors and contractors at all times in or on University of Cincinnati properties, including events on university property during non-school hours. This includes all shelters, indoor and outdoor theaters and athletic facilities, bridges, walkways, sidewalks, residence halls, parking lots, and street parking and garages owned by the university.


Hearing Enhancement

Telex listening devices are available for checkout during performances in both Patricia Corbett Theater and Corbett Auditorium. Please inquire at the Box Office.


Wheelchair Seating

Wheelchair seating is available in both Corbett Auditorium and Patricia Corbett Theater. Seating is limited, so reservations should be made with the Box Office when ordering tickets. These seats are subject to availability.


Group Sales

The Box Office can accommodate groups for major productions and concerts. Preview and benefit performances are also available for some productions. For more information, call the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183.


CCM Faculty and Staff

CCM's faculty and staff and its state-of-the-art facilities make possible the professional training and exceptional education on which CCM believes the future of the arts relies. The school's roster of eminent faculty regularly receives distinguished honors for creative and scholarly work, and its alumni have achieved notable success in the performing and media arts. More than 150 internationally recognized faculty members work with students from around the world, specializing in eight areas of study.


Know Your Exit

Patricia Corbett Auditorium emergency exits are located at the back left and right of the auditorium.

Performance dates and repertoire are subject to change. View CCM's current calendar of events.

The purpose of these performances is educational, and they are part of a University of Cincinnati academic program.