Hope Rising


7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, Corbett Auditorium 

CCM Wind Symphony

Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor 
Featuring faculty artist Margaret Tung, horn 

Featuring guest ensemble Walnut Hills High School Wind Ensemble
Rick Cantor
, music director and conductor 
Andrew Peoples, assistant conductor

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Musical Selections

Walnut Hills High School Wind Ensemble Repertoire

  • Melodious Thunk
    David Biedenbender (b. 1984) 

  • One Life Beautiful
    Julie Giroux (b. 1961)
  • Vesuvius
    Frank Ticheli (b. 1958)


Wind Symphony Repertoire

  • Funeral Music for Queen Mary
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Transcribed and elaborated by Steven Stucky (1949-2016) 

  • and the swallow 
    Caroline Shaw (b. 1982) 
    Transcribed by Danielle Fisher

  • Sure-Fire 
    Catherine Likhuta (b. 1981) 
    Faculty Artist Margaret Tung, horn soloist  
    I. The Spark 
    II. Lament in the Ashes 
    III. Firecracker 

  • O Magnum Mysterium 
    Morten Lauridsen (b. 1943)
    Transcribed by H. Robert Reynolds (b. 1934)   

  • Sinfonia 
    Zhou Tian (b. 1981)
    I. Noir
    II. Transit
    III. Arioso
    IV. D-O-N-E

About CCM Wind Symphony

The CCM Wind Symphony has received 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 its audiences, the ensemble performs chamber music, selected transcriptions, concerti and original full ensemble repertoire spanning five centuries. 

a vibrant performance

Janelle's Notes


Faculty Artist Margaret Tung

Faculty Artist Margaret Tung

Associate Professor of Horn

Walnut Hills High School Wind Ensemble Roster

Rick Cantor, music director and conductor
Andrew Peoples, assistant conductor

*indicates principal player


  • *Wolf Singer
  • Janne Guo
  • Riya Tummala
  • Thomas Wood
  • Saanvi Shah
  • Yagoub Andria
  • Owen Hastings
  • Victoria Niu


  • *Zoe Schnadower
  • Akhilesh Ponna


  • *Katie Berich
  • Jonathan James
  • Gabriel Johnson


  • *Zoe Schnadower
  • Renee Visconti
  • Ana Smith
  • Brooklynn Kongdech
  • Taliyah Taylor
  • Lauren Staley
  • Ella Griffin
  • Dianna Black

Bass Clarinet

  • *Nia Person
  • Rohit Shah

Alto Saxophone

  • *Jonathan Liu
  • Alaina Aiello
  • Ben Kongdech
  • TaiSean Miller

Tenor Saxophone

  • *Lawson Bergeron
  • Arshya Maricar

Bari Saxophone

  • *Lillian Kennard


  • *Daniel Vinnitsky
  • Charlie Wise
  • William Oakley
  • Gavin Henderson
  • Kyle Eagle
  • Louie Tucker
  • Ai Nhi Nguyen
  • Luke Greiner
  • Christopher Mansfield


  • *Benji Sinden
  • Bryce Agyapong 
  • Evan Blubaugh
  • Matthew Cook
  • Courtney Prevost


  • *Karna Gajjar
  • Tvasta Gajjar
  • Zane Davis
  • Jack Arora
  • Alex Papp
  • Naemi Schwing

Bass Trombone

  • *Jonathan Moody


  • *Benjamin Krietemeyer
  • Harrison Jackson
  • Leah Meier


  • *Evan Rebich
  • Maddox Spangler


  • *Knox Dowell
  • Ian Leventhal
  • Brian Spaulding
  • Max Rush
  • Murray Cummings
  • Jack Hardig
  • Laura Lammers

CCM Wind Symphony Roster

Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor

Piccolo/ Flute

  • Lianna Bartlett
  • Dayna Hagstedt
  • Lauren Jett
  • Lindsey Wong

Oboe/ English Horn

  • Pyunghwa Cho
  • Alexis Doremus-Wessels
  • Anish Pandit


  • Jonathan Heden
  • Chet Rhodes
  • Evan Schultz


  • Joaquin Chavez
  • Kotaro Fujiwara
  • Shuta Maeno
  • Talor Marren
  • Casey McGuire
  • Amay Pant
  • Cindy Wang
  • Kale Welte


  • Josh Herrera
  • Ian Dabin Jung
  • Eli Stacey
  • Seok Jun Yang


  • Justin Ciccone
  • Anna Eberwine
  • Seth Johnson
  • Natalie Sweasy
  • Gilbert Trevino


  • Zige Huang
  • Joseph Keller
  • Mason Kibble
  • Austin Park
  • Joseph Rau
  • Anna Sheppard


  • Jacob Allgeier
  • W. Dalton Hurst
  • Sean LaRoy
  • Declan Phelps
  • Madison Smith

Bass Trombone

  • Jakob Larson


  • Kelley Ozier
  • Isaac Slavens


  • Greg Preston
  • Bruce Deal


  • Nick Blackburn


  • Trinity Le 


  • Mary Duplantier


  • Marie Conti
  • Qiming Han
  • Wyatt Hatch
  • Justin Kulka
  • Jacob Ottmer
  • Nicholas Smith

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Pianist, educator and scholar Lynn Worcester Jones joins CCM’s...

May 16, 2024

UC College-Conservatory of Music Interim Dean Jonathan Kregor has announced the addition of Lynn Worcester Jones, DMA, to the college’s roster of distinguished performing and media arts faculty members. Jones is an innovative pianist, educator, writer, speaker, mentor and leader who encourages career preparation and excellence in students. She begins her new role as Associate Professor of Piano Pedagogy and Coordinator of Group Piano at CCM on Aug. 15, 2024.


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May 3, 2024

TREMOR is a performance art project created in response to Brianna Matzke's essential tremor diagnosis. It features a world premiere piano concert and panel discussion at 6 p.m. on May 5, 2024 at the American Sign Museum. The project also includes an art opening, with musical responses from local new-music ensemble concert:nova on April 28 at The Well.


CCM shares 2024 alumni and distinguished service awards

April 26, 2024

UC's College-Conservatory of Music is proud to present alumni and distinguished service awards to outstanding members of our community at the end of each academic year. The 2024 awards are presented to four accomplished alumni and one dedicated patron in a private virtual event on April 23.

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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
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The Corbett Endowment at CCM
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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
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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 Tuesday 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.