7:30 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2023, Corbett Auditorium 

CCM Wind Symphony

Kevin Michael Holzman, music director 
Pearce Nitta and Patty Saunders, graduate student conductors

Featuring the Milford High School Wind Ensemble 
Dr. Timothy Dailey, Director of Bands 
Mr. Brandon Dittgen, Assistant Director 
Ms. Jodi Smith, Assistant Director 
Mr. Grayson Myers, Assistant Director 
Mr. Alex Acuna, Assistant Director

The CCM Wind Symphony performs music reflecting on war and peace, culminating in Karel Husa’s powerful Music for Prague, 1968.

Musical Selections

Milford High School Wind Ensemble Repertoire

  • Entry March of the Boyars                                                 
    Johann Halvorsen (1864-1935)
    arr. Frederick Fennell 

  • This Cruel Moon                                                                   
    John Mackey (b. 1973) 

  • Traveler                                                                                 
    David Maslanka (1943-2017)

CCM Wind Symphony Repertoire

  • Overture to Candide 
    Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) 
    Arr. Clare Grundman 

  • Peace Dancer
    Jodie Blackshaw (b. 1971)
    Pearce Nitta, graduate conductor 

  • MARCH! 
    Jennifer Jolley (b. 1981) 

  • Sweet Chariot 
    Carlos Simon (b. 1986) 
    Patty Saunders, graduate conductor 

  • Music for Prague, 1968 
    Karel Husa (1921-2016)

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


Milford High School Wind Ensemble Roster

Dr. Timothy Dailey, Director of Bands 
Mr. Brandon Dittgen, Assistant Director 
Ms. Jodi Smith, Assistant Director 
Mr. Grayson Myers, Assistant Director 
Mr. Alex Acuna, Assistant Director


Piccolo/ Flute

  • Marissa Hull *
  • Emma Senter
  • Ellie Feldkamp
  • Maddi Kennedy
  • Jackson Kirby
  • Brianna Flaig
  • Liam Earnest

Oboe/ English Horn

  • Sam Dennis
  • Emma Hull


  • Madelyn Jones
  • Isaac Jacobsohn
  • Maria Mastromauro
  • Jackson Mueller
  • Lauren Campman
  • Lindsey Lieving
  • Cece McGinnis
  • Abby Gilvary


  • Thomas Barnett
  • Abby Phillips


  • Prateek Bhandari *
  • Katy Campman *
  • Ferni Llerna
  • Jake Senter


  • Alec Bruns
  • Eli Williford
  • Alex Zimmer


  • Andy Bish
  • Quentin Cox
  • Ayva Dunn
  • Matthew Bish
  • Sophie Meredith
  • Jesse Luthy
  • Emma Roediger


  • Rafael Ortiz-Rivera
  • Blake Troescher
  • Brad Rosen
  • Trevor Sturgill
  • Aya Lewis-Rogers
  • Isaac Phillips


  • Sarah Morgan *
  • Korbin Gray


  • Jack Prior
  • Evan Horvath
  • J.P. Jones


  • Matthew Bateman
  • Tim Delaney
  • Brayden Hamm
  • Van Lewis-Rogers
  • Gwen Sattler
  • Logan Woosley
  • Troy Watkins

* Denotes All-State Musician 

Wind Symphony Roster

Kevin Michael Holzman, music director 

Piccolo/ Flute

  • 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
  • Geovanny Morales-Santos
  • Amay Pant
  • Aidan Peters
  • Leila Sereki
  • Clara Spears
  • Caylie Vauble
  • 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
  • Joe Keller
  • Alex Lenhart
  • Maggey Mangold
  • Joseph Rau


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


  • Nick McDermott
  • Isaac Slavens


  • Caroline Habig
  • Laurenz Oriondo

Double Bass

  • Eric Reigelsperger 


  • Sara McGill

Piano/ Keyboard

  • Trinity Le


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

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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.