CCM Wind Symphony Marches to the Tune of Sousa

The CCM Wind Symphony is prepared for a performance of legendary composer John Phillip Sousa’s music at the 37th Annual Conference of the Society for American Music. Performed as a celebration of the centenary of Sousa’s world tour in 1910-1911, the pomp and flare of Sousa’s enthusiastic marches will ring through Corbett Auditorium on Saturday, March 12 at 12:45 p.m.

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Enquirer Publishes Extensive Profile of CCM

The Cincinnati Enquirer‘s Feb. 13th Sunday Forum featured an extensive, multi-page special report on CCM. In case you missed the piece in print, you can find links to the electronic versions of the package’s numerous articles below.

Visit Cincinnati.com for even more content, including videos, an interactive CCM timeline and quiz!

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CCM’s Annual Prism Concert Celebrates the Season of Love

 

Last year's PRISM Concert. Photography by UC Photographic Services, 2010.

Last year's PRISM Concert. Photography by UC Photographic Services, 2010.

CCM presents the 14th annual Prism Concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18 in Corbett Auditorium. This concert event features the CCM Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band, UC Men’s Chorus, Percussion Group Cincinnati, Chamber Winds and others performing an entertaining mix of love songs just following the quintessential day of love, Valentine’s Day.

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CCM Preparatory Department to Present New Musical

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The CCM Preparatory Department is proud to present the world premiere adaptation of The Last Dragon of Camelot, a musical adapted for young actors, March 18 – 20. The authors of the musical are Alyn Cardarelli, a graduate of The Second City Training Center and co-founder of Emerald City Theatre, Chicago’s largest theatre dedicated to families and Steve Goers, a versatile musician and performer who is a faculty member of the CCM Musical Theatre department. Cardarelli and Goers have revised the original show specifically for the CCM Prep Department Theatre Arts program by rewriting songs and script appropriate for middle school actors and singers.

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Eminent Scholar Series Presents Amernet

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CCM’s Eminent Scholar in Chamber Music, James Tocco, performs with special guests the Amernet String Quartet from Florida International University tonight, February 7 at 8:00 p.m. in Werner Recital Hall. The program will feature the Taneyev Piano Quintet and more. Lauded for their “intelligence” and “immensely satisfying” playing by the New York Times, the Amernet String Quartet has garnered worldwide praise and recognition as one of today’s exceptional string quartets. The concert is free and open to the general public.

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Join Us This Evening for A Moveable Feast!

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This evening, CCM proudly presents “A Moveable Feast,” a one-of-a-kind sampling of artistic and culinary delights that will take you both around the world and around the remarkable CCM Village. Enjoy a rare peak behind the curtain with backstage and studio tours and experience the brilliance of live performance as our young artists take to the stage. Join the Friends of CCM for this wildly popular fundraising event tonight only! Ticket information is available after the jump. Learn more at ccm.uc.edu or by calling 513-556-2100. View Metromix Cincinnati’s video preview of the event here!

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There Is Something For Everyone at CCM’s ‘A Moveable Feast’

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One week from today, on Jan. 21, CCM opens its doors to host a very special event: “A Moveable Feast.” Back by popular demand, the city’s favorite fundraiser allows guests to sample live performances from our students and faculty and take exclusive back-stage tours of our state-of-the-art facilities. Patrons enjoy dinner by the bite from around the world as they tour CCM Village at this unique benefit event. Tickets are available now and include special pricing for Young Professionals! Learn more after the jump!

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“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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