7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2023, Corbett Auditorium 

CCM Wind Symphony

Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor 
Brendan Boyle, graduate student conductor 
Erin Alcorn, soprano soloist

Featuring the CCM Youth Wind Ensemble 
Michael Chertock, piano soloist

The CCM Wind Symphony and CCM Youth Wind Ensemble join forces for an epic concert, featuring a suite of works from John Williams’ Star Wars soundtracks and faculty artist Michael Chertock’s electrifying performance of Rhapsody in Blue.

Musical Selections

CCM Youth Wind Ensemble Repertoire

  • At the Movies with Hans Zimmer
    Hans Zimmer (b. 1957)
    arr. Justin Williams 

  •  At the Movies with John Williams
    John Williams (b. 1932)
    arr. Justin Williams 

  • Rhapsody in Blue
    George Gershwin (1898-1937)
    arr. Donald Hunsberger
    Michael Chertock, piano soloist

Wind Symphony Repertoire

  • Jupiter from “The Planets”
    Gustav Holst (1874-1934) 
    arr. Merlin Patterson
    Brendan Boyle, graduate conductor 

  • Goodnight Moon
    Eric Whitacre (b. 1970) 
    arr. Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant
    Erin Alcorn, soprano soloist
    Brendan Boyle, graduate conductor
  • Star Wars Suite
    John Williams (b. 1932)
    Arr. Steven Bulla, Paul Lavender, and Donald Hunsberger 
    • Main Title
    • Star Wars Trilogy
      • I. Imperial March
      • II. Princess Leia’s Theme
      • IV. Yoda’s Theme
    • March of the Resistance 
    • Rey’s Theme
    • Scherzo for X-Wings
    • Jedi Steps and Finale

About CCM Wind Symphony

The CCM Wind Symphony has recieved wide acclaim for the quality of its performances as well as the diversity and originality of its programing. Dedication to bringing the finest traditional and contemporary literature to their audiences, the ensemble performs chamber music, selected transcriptions, concerti and original full ensemble repertoire spanning five centuries. 

a vibrant performance

Janelle's Notes


Wind Symphony Roster

Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor


  • Betania Canas
  • Lauren Jett
  • Caitlyn Lyerly
  • Sieun Park
  • Laura Rodriguez
  • Oscar Thompson

Oboe/English Horn

  • Julia Bobell
  • Ben Goodly
  • Angela Shaver
  • Zach Walker


  • Kevin Lawrence
  • Casey McGuire
  • Matthew Mitchell
  • Geovanny Morales-Santos
  • Amay Pant
  • Aidan Peters
  • Clara Spears
  • Kale Welte


  • Yu-Chuen Huang
  • Chet Rhodes
  • Zöe SirLouis
  • Kyle Sodman


  • Josh Herrera
  • Mark Ivlev
  • Seok Jun Yang
  • Braydon Sowell


  • Tristan Burns
  • Jonathan Chiou
  • Bobby Malone
  • Joe Muhl
  • Elena Varon


  • Soloman Abang
  • Katie Frazier
  • Alex Lenhart
  • Joseph Rau
  • David Riggs
  • Anna Sheppard


  • Jake Allgeier
  • Jacob Forte
  • Bryson Hunt
  • Dalton Hurst
  • Alec Yeaste


  • Nick McDermott
  • Isaac Slavens


  • Caroline Habig
  • Laurenz Oriondo

Double Bass

  • Eric Reigelsperger 


  • Mary Duplantier
  • Sara McGill


  • Trinity Le


  • AJ Hanmer
  • Jake Hess
  • Justin Kulka
  • Peter Loferski
  • Jacob Ottmer
  • Jett Stevens
  • Jun Zheng

CCM Youth Wind Ensemble Roster

Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor

Brendan Boyle, graduate associate conductor


  • Melanie Ahn
  • Katelyn Cheng
  • Alexander Geoppinger
  • Janne Guo
  • Camille Kolar
  • Kaitlyn Liu
  • Aparna Nambirajan
  • Benner Rogers
  • Allison Sayles
  • Sam Waspe
  • Jason Xu


  • Arjuna Lee
  • Joseph Mitchell
  • Stephanie Thibeau


  • Shannon Cheng
  • Richa Jha
  • Allyson Johnson
  • Madelyn Jones
  • Christina Kraimer
  • Christopher Larsen Rivera
  • Rena Li
  • Rylan Palmer
  • Victoria Tang
  • Rylie Thornberry
  • Kyla Tillman
  • Max Tumbleson
  • Katherine Wen
  • Jerry Xu


  • Anglynn Kiss
  • Gunnar Pellissier


  • Prateek Bhandari
  • Katy Chapman
  • Braden Hopping
  • Jonathan Liu
  • Ethan Mohney
  • Joshua Reigle
  • Nathan Wang


  • Callie Dillard
  • Charles Healy
  • Meghan McGuire
  • Kristen Schutte


  • Andy Bish
  • Shelby Gault
  • Mason Hignite
  • Gabriel Sander
  • Stephen Stricker
  • Thomas Stricker
  • Trent Stricker


  • Erin O’Neill
  • Hamlin Monday
  • Rafeal Ortiz Rivera


  • Caden Gallagher
  • Lydia Lysko


  • Wilani Alicea
  • Noah White


  • Jacob Cox
  • Nathan Hiner
  • Adolphus McCullom
  • Justin Melvin
  • Koen Scheid
  • Kaden Swinney

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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
Dr. & Mrs. Carl G. Fischer 
Greg Mathein 
Gary & Barb Cummins 
Jim & Linda Miller 
George & Carroll Roden
Musical Theatre Department Sponsors
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. Sittenfeld
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman
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
  Classical Guitar Sponsor

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
Keyboard Club of Cincinnati
Louis and Susan Meisel
Piano Department Sponsors
Kevin and Nancy Rhein
   Wind Studies Sponsor
Buddy Rogers Music
LINKS Sponsor
Sponsors listed as of Sept. 7, 2023

General Information

Land Acknowledgment

The Cincinnati area and the land that the University of Cincinnati has been built on is the native homeland of the Indigenous Algonquian speaking tribes, including the Delaware, Miami, and Shawnee tribes.

Box Office

Located in the CCM Atrium, the Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 1-5 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:
  • Mail: CCM Box Office, P.O. Box 210003, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0003


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.

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

Corbett Auditorium emergency exits are located at the back left and right of the balcony level, the back left and right of the main floor level, and at the left and right at the front of the stage.

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.