Students From CCM’s Starling Program Featured on NPR’s ‘From the Top’

This month, NPR‘s popular program From the Top will feature students from CCM’s Starling String Project, who were taped at the Great Wall International Music Academy in Beijing last summer.

From the Top host Christopher O’Riley travelled to China to tape two concerts led by CCM’s Kurt Sassmannshaus, which will air at 9 a.m. on Nov. 10 and Nov. 17 on Cincinnati’s WGUC (90.9 FM)!

Learn more courtesy of Janelle Gelfand and the Cincinnati Enquirer‘s “Arts in Focus” blog here.

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CCM Video: E-Media Launches New Video Series With Performance By Local Band The Seedy Seeds

Today, CCM E-Media launched it’s new video series Queen City Sessions with a set by Cincinnati-based trio the Seedy Seeds.

Described by NPR’s Claire Blaustein as “wonderfully fun,” the Seedy Seeds include Mike Ingram (banjo/vocals), Margaret Darling (guitar/vocals) and Joe Frankl (drums).

Visit Bearcat Radio’s official website for more information.

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LISTEN: CCM’s ‘The Damnation of Faust’ Featured on WVXU’s Around Cincinnati

Robyn Carey-Allgeyer discussed the upcoming multimedia production of Berlioz’s The Damnation of Faust with CCM’s Earl Rivers on the latest edition of WVXU’s Around Cincinnati.

You can listen to the full interview here. Performance information for The Damnation of Faust is available after the jump!

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CCM Soprano Featured on NPR’s “From The Top” Next Week

Alisa Suzanne Jordheim

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Soprano Alisa Suzanne Jordheim, a student in CCM’s DMA Voice program, appears on an upcoming episode of NPR’s From The Top. The hit radio program features America’s best young classical musicians and is hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley. On the show, Jordheim performs three selections from Gordon Getty’s celebrated song cycle “The White Election,” accompanied by O’Riley. The episode airs nationally next week and locally on WGUC 90.9 FM at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12. The episode was taped before a live audience at the Lincoln Theater Napa Valley on Jan. 23, 2011. Learn more about Jordheim after the jump!

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