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CCM doctoral student appointed as May Festival Conducting Fellow

August 30, 2022

The Cincinnati May Festival has announced the appointment of UC College-Conservatory of Music student Christin Sears as the May Festival Choral Conducting Fellow for the 2022-23 performance season, which is also the May Festival’s 150th anniversary season. A first-year student in CCM's doctoral program in choral conducting, Sears previously served as a school choral director in the Houston area for 12 years. She is an active clinician, soloist and singer in professional ensembles who served as the soprano section leader for CANTARE Houston.

CCM shares 2022 alumni and distinguished service awards

April 18, 2022

UC's College-Conservatory of Music is proud to present alumni and distinguished service awards to outstanding members of our community at the end of each academic year. The 2022 awards are presented to five accomplished alumni and one dedicated patron in a private virtual event as well as during the college's Graduation Convocation Ceremony. Details on CCM's 2022 Graduation Convocation Ceremony, which is scheduled for Friday, April 29, are available online.

CCM alumnus recognized by GRAMMY Museum and Chorus America Awards

April 11, 2022

The Recording Academy and GRAMMY Museum recently announced their semifinalists for the 2022 Music Educator Award, one of whom is CCM alumnus Brandon Elliot (MM Choral Conducting, ‘14). Elliot was also awarded the Chorus America Louis Botto Award for Innovative Action and Entrepreneurial Zeal. Elliot is a tenure-track professor and the director of choral and vocal activities at southern California’s Moorpark College.

CCM Philharmonia's spring 2022 concerts feature diverse works,...

February 9, 2022

On Feb. 17, the CCM Philharmonia will showcase its stars-of-tomorrow in a riveting concert that’s sure to offer something for everyone. The performance, titled “Carnival!” will begin with Shawn Okpebholo’s Kutimbua Kivumbi (Stomp the Dust!). Okpebholo received his master’s and doctoral degrees in composition from CCM, and his music has been described as "devastatingly beautiful" and "fresh and new and fearless" by the Washington Post.

CCM presents virtual Moveable Feast 2022: A Bridge to the Stars

January 12, 2022

Event: January 21, 2022 7:00 PM

CCMpower is thrilled to announce the return of Cincinnati’s one-of-a-kind virtual fundraising event, Moveable Feast, featuring incredible performances by UC College-Conservatory of Music’s student artists. Despite circumstances that keep us from being together in person again, CCMpower has planned a joyful evening of artistry, food, celebration and togetherness with Moveable Feast 2022: A Bridge to the Stars, presented online on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022.

Cincinnati May Festival appoints CCM doctoral student as new...

December 9, 2021

The Cincinnati May Festival has announced the appointment of CCM student Matthew Swope as its Choral Conducting Fellow for the 2021-22 season. A first-year student in CCM's choral conducting doctoral program, Swope previously served as the director of choral activities at Winter Park High School in Orlando, Florida. He was recently awarded second place in the high school chorus division of the American Prize Dale Warland Award in Choral Conducting.

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