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CCM Idea Lab music video receives NATAS Student Production Award...

September 3, 2021

Faculty and students at UC’s College-Conservatory of Music are collaborating on innovative multimedia projects in the CCM Idea Lab. The cross disciplinary class explores technical, artistic and philosophical questions to create short performance pieces that showcase the work of students and faculty from CCM Lighting Design and Technology, Sound Design and Technology, Technical Direction, Stage Management, Dance, Acting, Voice, Musical Theatre and Media Production.

The American Prize Competition honors CCM faculty member Amy...

July 7, 2021

CCM Associate Professor of Voice Amy Johnson was named a Distinguished Vocal Artist of the American Prize as part of that competition's annual Independence Day Honors program. The award was presented to both Johnson and mezzo-soprano Adriana Zabala by the American Prize National Nonprofit Competitions in the Performing Arts in memory of the great Wagnerian baritone, Friedrich Schorr, and his wife, Virginia. An internationally-known soprano and vocal pedagogue, Johnson is recognized as one of America's finest singing actresses. She currently serves as co-director of CCM's Undergraduate Opera Workshop.

CCM's streaming series continues with Spring Opera Gala concerts

June 21, 2021

The UC College-Conservatory of Music's virtual performance series continues with a pair of Spring Opera Gala concerts. Originally broadcast on June 17 and 18, both concerts are now available for on-demand viewing. Watch an excerpt from the second gala concert below. CCM's Spring Opera Gala is a double-cast production: the same repertoire is performed during both broadcasts, but each features a different cast of singers performing arias and duets from such classic Italian operas as Gaetano Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore, Gioacchino Rossini’s Otello and Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci. Each concert stream also begins with a spirited performance of the Overture to Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri by the CCM Philharmonia and concludes with a rousing rendition of the “Sola, sola in buio loco” sextet from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni.

CCM soprano featured in new recording of John Corigliano’s 'The...

June 14, 2021

Recent CCM graduate Teresa Perrotta (MM Voice, ’19; AD Opera Performance, ’21) has barely left CCM’s halls, but her successful career is already beginning. She is the starring voice on a new album of John Corigliano’s The Ghost of Versailles, recorded after the production’s premiere at the Glimmerglass Festival in 2019 during its appearance at the Château du Versailles itself later that year. On the multimedia recording, Perrotta plays the role of Marie Antoinette

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