WCLV 104.9FM is celebrating 50 years of Symphony at Seven with a live broadcast from the Westfield Insurance Studio Theater at the Idea Center at PlayhouseSquare on Tuesday, October 21, featuring the Cleveland Institute of Music Chamber Orchestra. Under the direction of Carl Topilow, the CIM Orchestra will perform Dvořák’s 7th Symphony.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7pm
50 Years of Symphony at Seven
Cleveland Institute of Music Chamber Orchestra
Carl Topilow, conductor
Ideastream | Westfield Insurance Studio Theater
Register for Tickets at WCLV.org
1375 Euclid Avenue in Playhouse Square
The live broadcast and post-concert reception tickets are free, but you must register! Doors open at 6:30pm and all attendees must be seated by 6:45pm; broadcast begins at promplty at 7pm. Listen locally at 104.9FM or from anywhere around the world via wclv.org (streaming).
WCLV founder Robert Conrad hosts the special broadcast presented in honor of KeyBank, which has supported Symphony at Seven since 1964.
Cleveland Institute of Music’s 2013 Alumni Achievement Award winners flutist Greg Pattillo (MM’01), bassist Peter Seymour (BM ‘00) and cellist Eric Stephenson (BM ‘00, MM ‘02) — who are also known together as PROJECT Trio — will be back in Northeastern Ohio on Wednesday, October 22 and Thursday, October 23 to teach and perform their unique brand of chamber music.
Here are the details:
Wednesday, October 22 at 6:30pm
PROJECT Trio Workshop & Performance at the Bop Stop
Presented by The Music Settlement
2920 Detroit Avenue in Cleveland
Thursday, October 23 at 7pm
PROJECT Trio & the Chagrin Falls High School Orchestra
Presented by the Chagrin Arts Association
Chagrin Falls Intermediate School
Philomethian Auditorium | 38 Philomethian Street
Visit projecttrio.com to learn more about these successful CIM graduates and to check out their upcoming schedule.
Looking for something to do this weekend besides checking out the new Happy Dog cafe in the old Euclid Tavern? The Cleveland Orchestra has your Bach!
Under The Orchestra’s expansive Make Music! initiative, our neighbors up the street will present a free afternoon of music by Bach at Severance Hall on Saturday, Oct.18. A selection of ensembles from educational and performing institutions around Northeast Ohio will perform works by Johann Sebastian Bach, beginning at 2pm. Yes, you read that right: FREE!
Make Music! Marathon
Saturday, October 18, 2014, 2-6pm
Severance Hall at 11001 Euclid Avenue in University Circle
The schedule of performances for this marathon of music is:
2pm CWRU/CIM baroque orchestra & chamber ensemble
3pm Organists from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Reinberger Chamber Hall
4pm Burning River Baroque
4:45pm Oberlin Conservatory chamber ensembles
5:20pm COYO chamber ensembles
"Bach in Focus" continues with ticketed concerts by The Cleveland Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus and special guest artists at 8pm Saturday night, concluding with concerts Oct. 23, 24 and 25.
Visit clevelandorchestra.com for more details on all of these events!
On Friday, October 10, CBS News aired it’s popular segment, “On the Road with Steve Hartman,” featuring Cleveland Institute of Music students Marissa Plank (pictured) and Daniel Parvin. The two CIM students are artists-in-residence at Judson Manor, a senior living community, and earn free rent in exchange for monthly performances for the other residents. It’s a mutually beneficial relationship and an educational one!
Watch the story online at CBSNews.com.
The Cleveland Institute of Music Sato Center for Suzuki Studies, part of the Preparatory and Continuing Education division, will host a Celebration Play-In honoring Michele Higa George this Saturday, October 18.
Saturday, October 18, at 9:30am
Sato Center Play-in Concert
Cleveland Institute of Music | Kulas Hall
11021 East Boulevard in University Circle
This Play-In Concert celebrates the life and legacy of pedagogue Michele Higa George, who served as director of Suzuki Studies at CIM from 1986 to 2003. Ms. George passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on May 19 due to complications following heart surgery (Suzuki Association of the Americas).
This special event is free and open to the public.
Back from her win at the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, violinist Jinjoo Cho (BM’11, MM’13) and pianist HyunSoo Kim (also pictured) joins with violist Yu Jin and cellist Keith Robinson to perform the music of Fauré, Mendelssohn and Schumann in concert this coming Sunday, October 19.
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 3pm
Arts Renaissance Tremont
Jinjoo Cho, violin
HyunSoo Kim, piano
Yu Jin, viola
Keith Robinson, cello
Pilgrim Congregational Church
2592 West 14th Street in Tremont
For this second concert in the 2014-15 Arts Renaissance Tremont Concert Series, the program will be:
MENDELSSOHN Violin Sonata in F Major
SCHUMANN Violin Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105
FAURÉ Berceuse for Violin and Piano, Op. 16
SCHUMANN Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47
There is no cost to attend but freewill donations are encouraged and always appreciated.