UC’s Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning profiles our own Tom Umfrid and his work on the transition to semesters within CCM’s Theatre Design and Production department. You can read the full story here.
Congratulations to CCM alumnae Caitlin Mathes (MM, 2008, Artist Diploma, 2010) and Alisa Suzanne Jordheim (MM, 2010, DMA candidate) who both earned sizeable honors at this year’s Lotte Lenya Competition, sponsored by the Kurt Weill Foundation. Mathes earned First Prize and $15,000, while Jordheim earned a spot in the Final round of competition and $1000. The Lotte Lenya Competition was held on April 16, 2011 at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y.
Earlier this month, additional performers and productions received nominations from the Acclaim Awards. These nominations included the following CCM performers and productions:
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- Choreography: Diane Lala
- Lead Performance by a Non-Equity Actress: Alaina Mills as Eva Peron
Our congratulations go out to all of the additional nominees! You can view the full list of additional Acclaim Awards nominees here.
CCM continues its Studio Series of dramas this month with Adam Rapp’s Red Light Winter. The play follows the lives of two men and a woman in very foreign territory on April 28-30 in the Cohen Family Studio Theater. Admission to Red Light Winter is free, but reservations are required. Tickets are available beginning Monday, April 25 at noon—please contact the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183 to reserve. Limit two tickets per order.
Due to its themes and content, Red Light Winter is intended for mature audiences only. Learn more about the production after the jump.
Congratulations to Associate Professor of Electronic Media Kevin Burke who is the winner of a Best of Competition Award at the Broadcast Education Association convention this week in Las Vegas.
Burke’s award is for a promotional video he produced about UC’s Graduate School. His recognition was in the faculty video competition in the public service announcement category.
Celebrate the sounds of the piano during the second-annual Bearcat Piano Festival, which includes master classes, recitals, competitions and concerts from April 14-17 at CCM. Internationally renowned pianist and recording artist Ann Schein, who has performed with the New York Philharmonic, the London Symphony and many other major orchestras, will lead several events including a recital and master class.
Accent11 is a chamber and new music festival in which participants perform alongside outstanding artist-faculty in beautiful CCM Village at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Held June 12-18, this one-week intensive program allows students to receive undergraduate or graduate credit while participating in performance opportunities, taking master classes and working with amazing artists.
Last night, CCM’s Department of Drama presented its 9th annual Dolly Awards, which honor students for outstanding achievement throughout the year . Select students were recognized for their work in recent department productions as well as service and achievement, aesthetic leadership and sustained excellence throughout one’s CCM career.
The CCM Jazz Ensemble and CCM Philharmonia have designed a collaborative evening featuring the complex and sultry music of Brazil, featuring special guest and three-time Latin Grammy Award-nominee Jovino Santos Neto. These seductive sounds can be heard in concert on Sunday, April 10 at 7 p.m. in CCM’s Corbett Auditorium.
CCM will support disaster relief efforts in Japan by donating proceeds from the sixth annual Pianopalooza concert to the cause. This year’s event takes place at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 17 in Corbett Auditorium and celebrates the sounds of the piano with performances by CCM student pianists from Japan along with CCM faculty.