CCM Prep updates High School Immersion program offerings in response to COVID-19

All of CCM's 2020 in-person summer programs are canceled and the Musical Theatre Workshop is online

In light of State and Federal guidelines pertaining to COVID-19 and the University of Cincinnati’s suspension of in-person instruction, CCM has canceled all in-person summer programs scheduled to occur in May-August, 2020.

The 2020 High School Immersion workshops are canceled, except for the Musical Theatre Workshop which is moving online. Musical Theatre Workshop participants will take daily my time classes, learn from CCM faculty and Broadway guests in live classes, participate in live discussions with faculty and guests, and get a head start on audition material with our talented instructors. Learn more below.

For more information, please contact CCM Prep at 513-556-2595 or ccmprep@uc.edu.

A high school piano student performs during CCM Prep's End of the Year Festival.

A high school piano student performs during CCM Prep's Year End Festival.

Dror Biran, director
Tuition: $650

The FortiCCMo Piano Immersion Workshop is an intensive piano program that aims to nurture talented high school piano students. Students work with CCM's esteemed faculty, collaborate with their peers in chamber music sessions and perform in concerts and master classes. Students will gain insight into what it means to be a piano major at CCM and a glimpse of life as a professional musician. Residential and commuter students are welcome. Auditions are required. Audition by March 1 to be considered for a merit based partial scholarship. 

CCM Prep jazz students perform in the lobby of CCM's Werner Recital Hall.

CCM Prep jazz students perform in the lobby of CCM's Werner Recital Hall.

Director of CCM Jazz Studies Scott Belck and Cincinnati Public Schools Fine Arts Curriculum Manager Isadore Rudnick, directors
Tuition: TBA

CCM Jazz Academy offers an outstanding experience to study jazz performance with professional musicians in a variety of settings. Daily ensemble rehearsals will be augmented with classes in jazz theory, jazz arranging, improvisation and jazz listening, as well as master classes with guest artists and faculty members. Faculty includes CCM Prep and college instructors, along with guest artists and teachers. The week concludes with a performance by the student combos and Jazz Ensemble. Auditions are required, but for placement only. All eligible students are accepted.

CCM Prep acting students perform during the End of the Year Festival.

CCM Prep acting students perform during the Year End Festival.

Robert Allen, director
Tuition: $990

The High School Acting workshop is an intensive two-week program where students study movement for the actor, stage combat, the Sanford Meisner technique, practical acting skills, rehearsal process, professional demeanor, audition technique and acting as a career. Faculty includes CCM Preparatory, CCM faculty plus guest artists and instructors. Rising freshmen through rising seniors are eligible. Auditions are required. 

CCM Prep ballet dancers rehearse in the college's dance studio.

CCM Prep ballet dancers rehearse in the college's dance studio.

Jonnie Lynn Jacobs-Percer, director
Tuition: $990

The Ballet Workshop offers a comprehensive training program for young men and women specializing in ballet technique, pointe, battiere, pas de deux, ballet repertoire, ballet variations and modern dance in a state-of-the-art ballet facility. In addition, it will offer classes in hip-hop, jazz, character dance, Pilates, injury prevention and nutrition. The program is comprised of daily and evening classes. It will also offer seminars by guest teachers and speakers to supplement the student’s learning and interest. Students age 14 to 18 are eligible. The workshop is appropriate for Intermediate through advanced dancers. Auditions are required.  

High school musical theatre students perform during CCM Prep's Year End Festival.

High school musical theatre students perform during CCM Prep's Year End Festival.

Dee Anne Bryll, director
Dates
: June 16, June 18, June 30, July 2 and July 7
Tuition
: $600 for all five days OR $125/day for less than five days

The Musical Theatre Workshop is moving online! Take daily my time classes, learn from CCM faculty and Broadway guests in live classes, participate in live discussions with faculty and guests, and get a head start on working your audition material with our talented instructors! This program is designed for talented, motivated and dedicated high school students, rising sophomores through seniors, who have a strong interest in and passion for musical theatre. 

A high school voice student sings during CCM Prep's Year End Festival.

A high school voice student sings during CCM Prep's Year End Festival.

Lisa Ericksen, director
Tuition: $990

Students will work in master class settings with CCM acting and voice faculty, CCM Preparatory faculty and professional vocal coaches to develop healthy vocal delivery, strong interpretation, language skills and physical freedom in their singing. Optional private lessons are available. Auditions are required. 

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