CCM Student Composer Wins The Atlanta Opera’s 24 Hour Opera Project Competition

CCM DMA student Jennifer Jolley.

CCM DMA student Jennifer Jolley.

Jennifer Jolley, a DMA student in CCM’s Composition Department, claimed honors from both the judges and audience in The Atlanta Opera’s 24 Hour Opera Project. Jolley’s ten-minute opera, Krispy Kremes and Butter Queens, with a libretto by Vynnie Meli, was written in twelve hours Friday night and early Saturday morning, and performed to a standing room only crowd in Atlanta Saturday night.

As previously reported, Jolley and fellow CCM student Jonathan Stinson were two of just five composers selected from across the country to compete in the competition.

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CCM Student Composers Selected For Atlanta Opera’s 24 Hour Opera Project Competition

Jennifer Jolley, a DMA student in CCM’s Composition Department, and Jonathan Stinson, a composer/baritone studying in CCM’s Opera Department, are two of just five composers selected from across the country to compete in Atlanta Opera’s second annual 24 Hour Opera Project competition, running Jan. 20-21.

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E-Media Student’s Video to Accompany Cincinnati Pops Concert

Dean Landgren, CCM senior Kyle Howland and Cincinnati Pops conductor John Morris Russell in E-Media's virtual studio.

Dean Landgren, CCM senior Kyle Howland and Cincinnati Pops conductor John Morris Russell in E-Media's virtual studio.

The artistry of E-Media senior Kyle Howland will be on display at the 10:30 a.m. Cincinnati Pops Lollipops Family Concert on  Saturday, Jan. 28. Howland’s video will accompany the “Infernal Dance” and “Finale” from Stravinsky’s The Firebird.

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CCM’s ‘Oklahoma!’ Receives Four League of Cincinnati Theatres Awards

League of Cincinnati Theatres

CCM’s fall Mainstage production of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma! has earned four awards from the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT). Diana Lala, the show’s choreographer, as well as three student performers — John Riddle, Julia Johanos and Eric Huffman — were recognized for their contributions to the show.

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CCM Wins Big in National Opera Association’s Annual Production Competition

CCM's Spring 2011 Mainstage Production of Poulenc's 'Dialogues of the Carmelites.' Photography by Mark Lyons.

CCM's Spring 2011 Mainstage Production of Poulenc's 'Dialogues of the Carmelites.' Photography by Mark Lyons.

The National Opera Association has announced the results of its annual Opera Production Competition and CCM’s 2010-11 Mainstage, Studio and Undergraduate Series of Operas have again received some of the competition’s highest honors.

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CCM’s Andrew Lovato Takes Second Prize in 2011 Scholarship Competition for Male Singers

CCM's Andrew Lovato

CCM Master of Music in Voice candidate Andrew Lovato.

Congratulations to baritone Andrew Lovato for winning the second-place George L. Hackett Scholarship in the S. Livingston Mather Scholarship Competition sponsored by The Singers’ Club of Cleveland.

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CCM Students Present the Second Annual Carol for a Cause Benefit Concert

Students from CCM’s Musical Theatre program present an evening of holiday music and cheer on Friday, Dec. 2 at the second annual Carol for a Cause.

Sponsored by CCM Tribunal, all proceeds from this festive concert will be donated to the Women Helping Women crisis center, an organization in Cincinnati devoted to helping survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.

The performance begins at 7 p.m. in room 300 of the Dieterle Vocal Arts Center in CCM Village. Tickets are $3 at the door.

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CCM’s Ty Olwin Earns LCT Award for ‘Coram Boy’

League of Cincinnati Theatres

Congratulations to Ty Olwin, who has been recognized by the League of Cincinnati Theatres (LCT) with an award for Leading Actor in a Play for his role in CCM’s production of Coram Boy. The epic thriller, written by Helen Edmundson and based on a young adult novel by Jamila Gavin, recently launched the school’s 2011-12 Mainstage Series.

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