“A Moveable Feast” Takes Guests Around the World

Join us for the return of “A Moveable Feast” on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. Back by popular demand, the fundraiser features samplings of artistic and culinary delights while guests are transported around the world with a tour through CCM Village.

Guests may enjoy backstage tours and half hour samplings of student entertainment, including Chamber Music, Winds, Dance, Drama, Electronic Media, Big Band Jazz, Musical Theatre, Opera/Voice, Orchestra, Piano and Preparatory performances. By-the-bite cuisine accompanies the live entertainment. The evening’s program will begin in Corbett Auditorium with a Philharmonia and Chorale prelude and conclude with a Hot Jazz Finale at 10 p.m.

Tickets are $100 each for the general public and $75 each for “Friends of CCM” Members. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 513-556-5000.

Event proceeds raised by the Friends of CCM, a group of 600 volunteers and an active board, support student scholarships for CCM “stars of tomorrow.”

View footage from 2008’s “Moveable Feast” here.

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CCM’s Faculty Artist Concert Series Resumes Jan. 6

Happy 2011! CCM is delighted to ring in the New Year with another quarter’s worth of concerts, recitals, productions, lectures and master classes.

Professor Joel Hoffman‘s Three Paths for cello and piano will kick off our Winter Faculty Artist Series this Thursday, Jan. 6 at 8 p.m. in Robert J. Werner Recital Hall. Featuring Three Paths and other new works by Hoffman, the recital is open and free to the general public.

The Faculty Artist Series continues this Sunday, Jan. 9 at 4 p.m. with a recital by Patricia Linhart and friends. Julie Spangler will accompany. The theme of the concert is “It’s June in January” and audience members are encouraged to wear their summer togs! Featuring music hot enough to melt away your winter blues, this concert takes place in Patricia Corbett Theater and is also open and free to the general public!

View CCM’s full Calendar of Winter Events here.

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Union Baptist Church Presents CCM Alumna’s “Christmas Cantata”

In 1953, Loretta Catherine Cessor Manggrum became the first African American to receive a degree from CCM. On Sunday, Dec. 12, the Loretta Manggrum Chorale under the direction of Eric B. Oliver will honor her legacy with a presentation of A Christmas Cantata (one of Manggrum’s compositions) at Union Baptist Church in Cincinnati. This event begins at 5 p.m. on Dec. 12 and is open to the general public.

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Metropolitan Opera Production Directed By CCM Faculty Member

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CCM Associate Professor of Opera Robin Guarino directs the Metropolitan Opera’s latest revival of Così fan tutte, which opened in New York City on November 9. This season, Mozart’s beloved opera buffa will be presented using the Lesley Koenig production, which Guarino has directed since 2001. Così fan tutte will run through December 2 in New York City.

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CCM Spoleto Faculty member and concert soloist James Tocco performed "Concerto for Piano and Orchestra N. 5" by Beethoven

CCM Festival Honored by Pro Loco and Comune di Spoleto

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City officials of the Comune di Spoleto honored the artistic and cultural contributions of the CCM Spoleto Festival, now in its inaugural year, at a gala dinner on Saturday, August 7.  The Pro Loco di Spoleto, a volunteer organization that promotes the city and local activities, hosted the reception.

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