Renowned Pianist and Conductor Leon Fleisher to be Honored by the University of Cincinnati

Renowned pianist and conductor Leon Fleisher will receive an honorary doctorate at UC’s Commencement Ceremony on April 27.

Renowned pianist and conductor Leon Fleisher will receive an honorary doctorate at UC’s Commencement Ceremony on April 27.

Legendary pianist and conductor Leon Fleisher will be awarded an Honorary Doctor of Music at the University of Cincinnati Commencement Ceremony at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 27, in Fifth Third Arena.

Fleisher is widely recognized as one of the world’s truly great artists. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Chair of Piano served as Great Master Instructor for a residency at UC’s College-Conservatory of Music last October.

Fleisher recently discussed his CCM residency with Suzanne Bona on WVXU’s Around Cincinnati. You can listen to the full interview here.

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CCM Professor and Alumnus to Perform in Literacy Council Benefit Concert

Renowned CCM Professor of Collaborative Piano Sandra Rivers and CCM alumnus Richard Goering (guitar) will be two of the featured performers in the fourth annual “Music Among Friends” concert, benefitting the Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown Counties. The benefit concert will take on Sunday, June 12 at 4 p.m. at St. John Fisher Church in Newtown, Ohio.

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