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SPRING 2011

CALENDAR OF MAJOR EVENTS


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INFO

BOX OFFICE AND PARKING The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music offers FREE ADMISSION to nearly all of its performances throughout the academic year. Some events do require purchased tickets; please see individual event information for details. CCM BOX OFFICE For ticket and event information, please contact the CCM Box Office: LOCATION AND CONTACT CCM Box Office Corbett Center, CCM Village Telephone: 513-556-4183 E-mail: boxoff@uc.edu Website: ccm.uc.edu

HOURS* Mon-Fri: 12-5:30 p.m. Saturday: 12-4 p.m. One hour prior to curtain for all ticketed performances

PARKING Parking is available in the CCM Garage (located at the end of Corry Boulevard off Jefferson Avenue) and additional garages throughout the UC campus. Please visit the UC Parking Services website for information on parking rates: uc.edu/parking. VISA, MasterCard and Discover Card are accepted. All programs are subject to change without notice. Cover photo by Rene Micheo. *Hours subject to change based on University of Cincinnati schedules.


APRIL

A QUICK LOOK AT THIS QUARTER

SUN

MON

TUES

WED

THURS

MARCH

MARCH

Drama

Friends of CCM

30

Electronic Media

31

FRI

SAT

1

2

Musical Theatre

Opera

Percussion Ensemble

Musical Theatre

Opera

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

Guest Artist

Jazz Ensemble & Orchestra

Bearcat Piano Festival

Thinking About Music

Bearcat Piano Festival

Bearcat Piano Festival

Choral & Orchestra

17

Bearcat Piano Festival Faculty Artist

18

Brass Choir

19

20

Sonic Mainstage Explorations Drama

21

22

23

28

29

30

Philharmonia

Wind Symphony

CCM Prep

Mainstage Drama

Mainstage Drama

Mainstage Drama

Chamber Players

Pianopalooza

24

Mainstage Drama

25

26

27

Wind Ensemble

Studio Drama Orchestra

Studio Drama

CCM Prep

Studio Drama


MAY

A QUICK LOOK AT THIS QUARTER

SUN 1

Starling Chamber Orchestra

MON 2

3

TUES 4

THURS 5

6

7

9

10

11

12

13

14

Mainstage Opera

Mainstage Opera

Mainstage Opera

noTELba

WED

FRI

SAT Starling

Jazz Lab & Jazz Combo

8

CCM Prep

15

Mainstage Opera

Chamber Music

Studio Musical

Studio Musical

Studio Musical

16

17

18

19

20

21

23

24

25

26

27

28

Studio Opera

Studio Opera

CafĂŠ MoMus

Concert Orchestra

Steel Drum Band

CCM Prep

22

Chamber Choir & Chorale Chamber Players Jazz Ensemble

29

Dance Studio Opera

Brass Choir

UC Choruses Spring Concert Faculty Artist

30

31

Dance

Dance


JUNE

A QUICK LOOK AT THIS QUARTER

SUN

MON

TUES

WED 1

THURS 2 Chamber Winds

FRI 3

Chamber Choir & Chorale

SAT 4

Wind Symphony

Wind Ensemble

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30

CCM Prep

UC Symphony Orchestra

CCM Prep


MARCH WEDNESDAY,

Drama Senior Showcase & Dolly Awards The 15th annual drama senior showcase features the class of 2 & 7 p.m. 2011 before they make their New York and Los Angeles debuts. Join us for the 7 p.m. showing for the 9th annual Dolly Awards immediately following the showcase. Location: Patricia Corbett Theater Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---WEDNESDAY, Performing Arts/Digital Future The Electronic Media Division presents a panel of production MAR. 30 7 p.m. and marketing experts to examine the impact of the Metropolitan Opera’s live HD broadcasts in movie theatres across the country. Marc Scorca, President and CEO, OPERA America Patricia Beggs, General Director/CEO, Cincinnati Opera Marcus Kuchle, Director of Artistic Operations, Cincinnati Opera Robin Guarino, CCM Opera Department Chair and opera director Marjorie Fox, CCM Electronic Media Division Head, moderator Location: Mary Emery Hall 3250 Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---THURSDAY, Friends of CCM Benefit: The Musical Theatre Senior Showcase MAR. 31 7 p.m. The 19th annual musical theatre senior showcase features the class of 2011 before they make their New York debut. The Friends of CCM invite you to be a part of this moment and see our future Broadway stars shine onstage. Location: Patricia Corbett Theater Tickets: Special ticket prices and limited seating. For ticket information, please contact CCM External Relations at 513-556-2100. Musical Theatre Program Sponsor: The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---FRIDAY, Percussion Ensemble James Culley, coordinator APR. 1 8 p.m. The Ensemble’s spring program features performances of new works by CCM student composers, including Douglas Pew’s Sapiyuq Llaqtakuna. T. R. Beery will also present CONTINUED

MAR. 30


APRIL

a new work, along with the Ensemble’s own Tyler Niemeyer and Benjamin Wallace. Other composers include Nick Hubbell, Thomas Frieberg and CCM alumnus Chris Deane. Location: Corbett Auditorium Admission: Free —————————————————————————————————————————————————— FRIDAY, The Musical Theatre Showcase Created and performed by the Class of 2011 in APR. 1 8 p.m. Musical Theatre A preview of the 2011 Musical Theatre Showcase prior to SATURDAY, performances in New York and Chicago. Location: Patricia Corbett Theater APR. 2 8 p.m. Admission: Admission is free, but reservations are required. Tickets become available on Monday, March 28 at noon— please contact the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183 to reserve. Limit two tickets per order. Musical Theatre Program Sponsor: The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation —————————————————————————————————————————————————— FRIDAY, Opera d’arte – CCM Undergraduate Opera The Cunning Little Vixen APR. 1 8 p.m. Composed by Leoš Janáˇcek Libretto by Leoš Janáˇcek SATURDAY, Brett Scott, conductor Kenneth Shaw, director APR. 2 8 p.m. Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater Admission: Admission is free, but reservations are required. Tickets become available on Monday, March 28 at noon— please contact the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183 to reserve. Limit two tickets per order. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— SATURDAY, Opera Scholarship Competition Location: Corbett Auditorium APR. 2 10 a.m. Admission: Free —————————————————————————————————————————————————— SUNDAY, • Guest Artist Series • Oscar Ghiglia, guitar APR. 3 4 p.m. Celebrating his 37th residency at CCM, virtuoso Ghiglia performs a solo recital of his concert favorites. Location: Robert J. Werner Recital Hall CONTINUED


APRIL

Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 non-UC students, UC students FREE —————————————————————————————————————————————————— FRIDAY, • Thinking About Music Lecture Series • Mary Hunter, Bowdoin University APR. 8 2 p.m. “How Do Performers Imagine the Composer and Why Does it Matter?” Location: Baur Room Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---SUNDAY, • CCM Jazz & Orchestra Series • Jazz Ensemble and CCM Philharmonia APR. 10 7 p.m. Scott Belck and Mark Gibson, conductors Pat Linhardt, vocalist “Fantasia Brasileira: An Evening of Enchanting Brazilian Music for Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble” The CCM Philharmonia and Jazz Ensemble join forces to present the sophisticated rhythms and exquisite melodies of Brazil. Milhaud: Saudades do Brazil Location: Corbett Auditorium Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 non-UC students, UC students FREE Jazz Series Sponsor: Christopher Dietz & Family ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---THURSDAY, Bearcat Piano Festival 5 p.m. April 14 Markus Groh Master Class APR. 148 p.m. April 14 Piano Alive: Music of Living SUNDAY, Composers Recital APR. 17 8 p.m. April 15 Ann Schein Recital 11 a.m. April 16 Ann Schein Master Class Noon April 17 Natalya Antonova Master Class 2:30 p.m. April 17 Liszt Etude Competition, Natalya Antonova, judge Location: Robert J. Werner Recital Hall Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---SATURDAY, • CCM Choral & Orchestra Series • CCM Chorale, Xavier University Concert Choir and APR. 16 8 p.m. CCM Concert Orchestra Brett Scott and Annunziata Tomaro, conductors CONTINUED


APRIL

“Mahler’s 1st Masterwork” Mahler’s cantata, one of his earliest pieces, is contrasted with two Beethoven works – Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage on two poems of Goethe and Choral Fantasy, with stunning variations for orchestra and solo piano (performed by a CCM Concerto Competition winner) and a choral finale that anticipates the Ninth Symphony. Beethoven: Meerestille und glückliche Fahrt (Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage) Beethoven: Choral Fantasy, Op. 80 Mahler: Das klagende Lied (Song of Lamentation) Location: Corbett Auditorium Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 non-UC students, UC students FREE —————————————————————————————————————————————————— SUNDAY, • Faculty Artist Series • Percussion Group Cincinnati APR. 17 4 p.m. “Music From Scratch” The group presents the children’s concert and family show it has done in hundreds of schools and communities across the country for 30 years. Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater Admission: Free —————————————————————————————————————————————————— SUNDAY, • Bearcat Piano Festival Finale • Pianopalooza VI APR. 17 7 p.m. “200 Years of Franz Liszt and Friends” Featuring performances by guest artist Natalya Antonova and the piano faculty. Location: Corbett Auditorium Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 non-UC students, UC students FREE —————————————————————————————————————————————————— MONDAY, Brass Choir Location: Corbett Auditorium APR. 18 8 p.m. Admission: Free —————————————————————————————————————————————————— TUESDAY, Sonic Explorations Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater APR. 19 8 p.m. Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————


APRIL WEDNESDAY,

APR. 20 (preview) 8 p.m.

THURSDAY,

APR. 21 8 p.m.

FRIDAY,

APR. 22 8 p.m.

SATURDAY,

APR. 23

• Mainstage Drama Series • Our Town By Thornton Wilder Diane Kvapil, director Winner of the 1930 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this timeless portrait of life in a mythical New Hampshire town has become an American classic. Through the lives of Grover’s Corners residents George Gibbs and Emily Webb, Wilder explores the universal questions about the meaning of love, life and death. Location: Patricia Corbett Theater Tickets: $11 (preview only), $27-$29, $17-$19 students, $11 student rush tickets available for Saturday matinee beginning at 1:30 p.m. on April 23; limit two rush tickets per student ID. Season Production Sponsor: Macy’s

2:30 & 8 p.m. SUNDAY,

APR. 24

2:30 p.m. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---THURSDAY, • Chamber Music Series • Chamber Players APR. 21 8 p.m. Rodney Winther, music director “CCM Chamber Players Meet CCM Composers” This is the sixth year for this ever-popular concert that features the compositions of current and former CCM students and faculty. Location: Robert J. Werner Recital Hall Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---WEDNESDAY, • CCM Winds Series • Wind Ensemble APR. 27 8 p.m. Terence Milligan, music director and conductor “Spring is in the Air” Joaquin Turina/Krance: Five Miniatures Godfrey Ridout: Tafelmusik Karel Husa: Al Fresco Gustav Holst: “Mars” and “Jupiter” from The Planets Location: Corbett Auditorium Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————----


APRIL THURSDAY,

• Studio Drama Series • Red Light Winter Written by Adam Rapp 8 p.m. k. Jenny Jones, director Adam Rapp’s play follows two men and a woman in very FRIDAY foreign territory. College friends Davis and Matt spend a wild, APR. 29 unforgettable evening in Amsterdam’s Red Light District with 8 p.m. a beautiful young prostitute, Christina. Their lives are changed forever when the bizarre love triangle plays out in unexpected SATURDAY, ways a year later in the East Village. APR. 30 Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater 2:30 & 8 p.m. Admission: Admission is free. Reservations are required. Tickets available Monday, April 25 at noon—please contact the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183 to reserve. Limit two tickets per order. Drama Studio Series Sponsor: Neil Artman and Margaret Straub —————————————————————————————————————————————————— THURSDAY, • CCM Orchestra Series • CCM Philharmonia APR. 28 8 p.m. Annunziata Tomaro, conductor “American Voices XIII: American Emigrés” Korngold: Title music to The Sea Hawk Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra Location: Corbett Auditorium Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 non-UC students, UC students FREE —————————————————————————————————————————————————— FRIDAY, • CCM Winds Series • CCM Wind Symphony APR. 29 8 p.m. Rodney Winther, music director and conductor “A Salute to the American Composer” Joseph Schwantner: In Evening’s Stillness Rodney Rogers: Prevailing Winds Dana Wilson: Calling, Ever Calling Mark Ostoich, oboe Jim Self: Tour de Force – Episodes for Wind Ensemble Michael Daugherty: Lost Vegas Location: Corbett Auditorium Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 non-UC students, UC students FREE ——————————————————————————————————————————————————

APR. 28


MAY FRIDAY,

APR. 29 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY,

APR. 30

• CCM Preparatory Department • CCM Youth Ballet Company Jonnie Lynn Jacobs-Percer, director Location: Patricia Corbett Theater Admission: $10 general admission, $8 students

7:30 p.m. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---SUNDAY, • Starling Series • Starling Chamber Orchestra MAY 1 7 p.m. Location: Robert J. Werner Recital Hall Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---SUNDAY, • CCM Jazz Series • Jazz Lab Band and Jazz Combo MAY 1 Paul Piller, conductor 7 p.m. An evening of swing, bebop and contemporary jazz. Location: Patricia Corbett Theater Admission: Free Jazz Series Sponsor: Christopher Dietz & Family ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---TUESDAY, noTELba:Synthesthesia - Electronica/Rock Concert Thomas Haines, music director and conductor MAY 3 7:30 p.m. Join us for an evening of 21st-century music led by musicians from the Music Entertainment Industry Student Association (MEISA). The ensemble is focused on new ways of presenting music in a multi-sensory performance experience. Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater Admission: Admission is free. Reservations are required. Tickets available at noon on the day of the show—please contact the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183 to reserve. Limit two tickets per order. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---SATURDAY, • Starling Series • Starling Showcase MAY 7 4 p.m. Kurt Sassmannshaus, conductor Location: Robert J. Werner Recital Hall Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————----


MAY SUNDAY,

• CCM Preparatory Department • Cincinnati Cello Choir 7 p.m. Ellen Shertzer, director This unique ensemble of talented cellists of all ages performs works by Bach, Ticciati, Ballar, Couperin, Fauré, Popper, Khachaturian and Metallica. The concert will feature CCM Prep faculty and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra guest performers. Location: Robert J. Werner Recital Hall Admission: Free —————————————————————————————————————————————————— TUESDAY, • Chamber Music Series • Classical Guitar Ensemble MAY 10 8 p.m. Clare Callahan, director Solos, duos, trios and quartets by Telemann, Vachez, Mendelssohn, Kleynjans and Turina, among others. Location: Patricia Corbett Theater Admission: Free —————————————————————————————————————————————————— THURSDAY, • Studio Musical Series • Musicals Redux: Out of This World MAY 12 8 p.m. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter Book by Dwight Taylor and Reginald Lawrence FRIDAY Roger Grodsky, director MAY 13 Continuing our mission to resurrect gems from the storehouse 8 p.m. of forgotten American musical theatre, Musicals Redux presents a stylish comic gem from the master, Cole Porter. A SATURDAY, free adaption of Amphitryon by Plautus, Out of This World pits MAY 14 Roman gods and goddesses against each other with amusing 2:30 & 8 p.m. results. Erudite and polished, the complicated plot twists are all set to the timeless sophistication of a Porter score. Featuring the hit song “From This Moment On,” Out of This World has seldom been seen since its Broadway debut in 1952. Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater Admission: Admission is free, but reservations are required. Tickets become available on Monday, May 9 at noon—please contact the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183 to reserve. Limit two tickets per order. Musical Theatre Program Sponsor: The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation ——————————————————————————————————————————————————

MAY 8


MAY THURSDAY,

• Mainstage Opera Series • Dialogues of the Carmelites (Dialogues des carmélites, 1957) 8 p.m. Composed by Francis Poulenc Libretto by Emmet Lavery FRIDAY Mark Gibson, conductor MAY 13 Steven Goldstein, director 8 p.m. Based on a true story, this haunting opera tells the tale of the Carmelite Nuns, a small order put to death during the SATURDAY, French Revolution. The fictional Parisian aristocrat Blanche MAY 14 de la Force attempts to find refuge with the nuns, setting 8 p.m. the stage for a psychological study of devotion in the face SUNDAY, of terror. Sung in English with supertitles. MAY 15 2:30 p.m. Location: Corbett Auditorium Tickets: $27-$29, $17-$19 students, $11 student rush tickets available for Sunday matinee beginning at 1:30 p.m. on May 15 Season Production Sponsor: Macy’s ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---SUNDAY, • CCM Preparatory Department • Cincinnati Junior Strings MAY 15 3 p.m. Dr. Gerald Doan, director Rachel Bierkan, assistant director Location: Patricia Corbett Theater Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---SUNDAY, • CCM Preparatory Department • Preparatory Department Jazz Explosion and Jazz Combos MAY 15 7 p.m. Drews Mitchell and Dan Karlsberg, directors Location: Robert J. Werner Recital Hall Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---TUESDAY, • Chamber Music Series • Café MoMus: Contemporary Music Ensemble MAY 17 8 p.m. Annunziata Tomaro, music director and conductor An evening of modern music in a coffeehouse setting, featuring: Osvaldo Golijov: Ayre Eclectic song cycle by the great Argentinian composer Works by CCM faculty artist Michael Fiday and a student composer Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————----

MAY 12


MAY FRIDAY,

• CCM Orchestra Series • CCM Concert Orchestra 8 p.m. Annunziata Tomaro, conductor Berlioz: Corsaire Overture Debussy: La Mer Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36 Location: Corbett Auditorium Admission: Free —————————————————————————————————————————————————— SATURDAY, CCM Steel Drum Band Annual Performance Rusty Burge, director MAY 21 8 p.m. The band focuses on the traditional music of Trinidad but also incorporates pop, folk and reggae, and improvisation has become a key element of the band’s repertoire. Location: Corbett Auditorium Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 non-UC students, UC students FREE —————————————————————————————————————————————————— SUNDAY, • CCM Choral Series • CCM Chamber Choir and Chorale MAY 22 4 p.m. Earl Rivers and Brett Scott, conductors “A cappella Classics and Premiere” Norwegian and German a cappella miniatures, a newly commissioned work for soprano, mixed chorus and percussion based on texts by the first Latin American Nobel Laurette, Gabriela Mistral, and the 20th century’s greatest a cappella masterwork, Concerto for Choir, sung in Russian. Grieg: Ave Maris Stella Mendelssohn: Sechs Sprüche Douglas Pew: Rondas (Commission) Schnittke: Concerto for Choir Location: St. Boniface Church, 1750 Chase Avenue, Northside Admission: Free Post-concert reception for CCM Subscribers —————————————————————————————————————————————————— SUNDAY, • Chamber Music Series • Chamber Players MAY 22 4 p.m. Rodney Winther, music director Richard Strauss: Sonatine für Bläser in F (“From an Invalid’s Workshop”) Joseph Schwantner: Music of Amber

MAY 20

CONTINUED


MAY

Location: Robert J. Werner Recital Hall Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---SUNDAY, • CCM Jazz Series • CCM Jazz Ensemble and Faculty Jazztet with a Special Guest MAY 22 7 p.m. National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Gerald Wilson Scott Belck and Paul Piller, conductors “Jazz Showcase” For more than 50 years, Gerald Wilson has been recognized as one of the premiere composers, arrangers and bandleaders in jazz. Join CCM Jazz and six-time Grammy nominee and Kennedy Center “Living Legend of Jazz” Gerald Wilson for a night of wonderful big band music from yesterday and today. Location: Corbett Auditorium Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 non-UC students, UC students FREE Jazz Series Sponsor: Christopher Dietz & Family ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---SUNDAY, • Chamber Music Series • Classical Guitar Chamber Music MAY 22 7 p.m. Clare Callahan, director Music for guitar, voice, cello, piano and violin by Giuliani, Cordero, Beaser and Villa-Lobos, among others. Location: Watson Hall Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---MONDAY, Brass Choir Location: Corbett Auditorium MAY 23 8 p.m. Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---WEDNESDAY, • CCM Choral Series • UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses and Cabaret Singers MAY 25 8 p.m. Brandon Dean, Olga Artemova and Sean Taylor, conductors “Spring Concert” The UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses, comprised of students from all of UC’s 13 colleges, present a diverse collection of choral works from a variety of style periods. The concert will feature a world-premiere choral composition by Norwegian-born composer Ola Gjeilo on poetry by Emily Brontë. Also featured are popular and vocal jazz arrangements performed by the Cabaret Singers. Ola Gjeilo: World Premiere Commission CONTINUED


MAY

Schubert: Psalm 23 Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11 Location: Corbett Auditorium Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 non-UC students, UC students FREE —————————————————————————————————————————————————— WEDNESDAY, • Faculty Artist Series • Vivian Montgomery, harpsichord MAY 25 8 p.m. Jennifer Roig-Francoli, violin; René Schiffer, guest cello/ gamba; Cheryl Trace, guest violin; Lindsay Leach, baroque flute; Micah Fusselman, cello/gamba A performance of Bach’s illustrious Brandenberg Concertos, featuring guest artists, students and local period instrumentalists. Location: Watson Hall Admission: Free —————————————————————————————————————————————————— FRIDAY, • CCM Dance Series • Spring Dance Concert MAY 27 8 p.m. Jiang Qi, director Giselle SATURDAY, One of ballet’s most enduring and romantic masterpieces comes to life on the CCM stage as the Ballet Ensemble MAY 28 2:30 & 8 p.m. presents Giselle, the story of love’s triumph over treachery and death. SUNDAY, Location: Patricia Corbett Theater MAY 29 Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 non-UC students, UC 2:30 p.m. students FREE —————————————————————————————————————————————————— FRIDAY, • Studio Opera Series • Giulio Cesare in Egitto MAY 27 8 p.m. Music by George Fredric Handel Libretto by Nicole Francesco Haym SATURDAY, Mark Gibson, conductor Nicholas Muni, director MAY 28 8 p.m. Embroiled in bitter struggle for control of the Roman and Egyptian worlds, Giulio Cesare recounts the passion between SUNDAY, Cesare and Cleopatra as they form an alliance against the MAY 29 Egyptian queen’s brother and co-ruler Tolomeo. With all of 2:30 p.m. the historical backing, Handel’s tragic opera boasts themes of warfare, passionate love, betrayal and heroic action brought to lyric drama on an epic scale. CONTINUED


JUNE

Location: Cohen Family Studio Theater Admission: Admission is free, but reservations are required. Tickets become available on Monday, May 23 at noon—please contact the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183 to reserve. Limit two tickets per order. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---THURSDAY, • Chamber Music Series • Chamber Winds JUNE 2 8 p.m. Rodney Winther, music director Hans Gal: Divertimento, Op. 22 Arvo Pärt: Fratres Walther Lampe: Serenade, Op. 7 Location: Robert J. Werner Recital Hall Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---FRIDAY, • CCM Choral Series • CCM Chamber Choir and Chorale JUNE 3 3 p.m. Graduate conducting majors of the Choral Studies Department lead a program of a cappella and accompanied works from the Renaissance through the 21st century. Location: Robert J. Werner Recital Hall Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---FRIDAY, • CCM Winds Series • Wind Ensemble JUNE 3 8 p.m. Terence Milligan, music director and conductor “An Alumni Weekend Concert” Leonard Bernstein/Beeler: Overture to Candide Julian Work: Driftwood Patterns Stephen M. Jones: strike Robert Russell Bennett: Suite of Old American Dances Location: Corbett Auditorium Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————---SATURDAY, • CCM Winds Series • CCM Wind Symphony JUNE 4 8 p.m. Rodney Winther, music director and conductor “CCM Alumni Concert – A New Beginning” This is the concluding concert of the CCM Wind and Percussion Alumni Weekend. It is also the last concert at CCM for Professor Rodney Winther, who is retiring after having CONTINUED


JUNE

served as director of Wind Studies for the past 14 years. David Maslanka: Symphony No. 4 Karel Husa: Music for Prague Percy Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy Location: Corbett Auditorium Tickets: $10 general admission, $5 non-UC students, UC students FREE ——————————————————————————————————————————————————-MONDAY, • CCM Preparatory Department • Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble and Cincinnati Junior JUNE 6 7 p.m. Youth Wind Ensemble Simon Tillier and Dr. Ann Porter, directors Location: Corbett Auditorium Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————-TUESDAY, University of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Aik Khai Pung, music director and conductor JUNE 7 8 p.m. “A Treat of Suites” Danny Clay: A premiere work for UCSO Yi Chen: Chinese Folk Dance Suite violinist: Can Gao Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2 Georges Bizet: L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2 Location: Corbett Auditorium Admission: Free —————————————————————————————————————————————————— WEDNESDAY, • CCM Preparatory Department • Preparatory Department Brass Choir JUNE 8 8 p.m. Paul Hillner, music director This ensemble of brass players is made up of excellent high school musicians who are selected through an audition process early in the year. This final concert of the year will feature early music and contemporary works for both the large and chamber brass ensembles. Location: Robert J. Werner Recital Hall Admission: Free ——————————————————————————————————————————————————


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DIRECTIONS DIRECTIONS TO CCM

FROM I-71 SOUTH: Take William Howard Taft, Exit 3; continue on Taft one mile to Jefferson Avenue. Turn right on Jefferson, then make an immediate left onto Corry Boulevard. The CCM Village and parking garage are at the base of Corry Boulevard. FROM I-71 NORTH: Take Reading Road, Exit 2; continue north on Reading one mile; veer left at fork onto Burnet Avenue. Turn left on William Howard Taft, then right onto Jefferson and make an immediate left onto Corry Boulevard. The CCM Village and parking garage are at the base of Corry Boulevard. FROM I-75 NORTH OR SOUTH: Take Hopple Street, Exit 3. At light, turn left. Cross Central Parkway; go up hill (Martin Luther King Drive) past the UC campus to Jefferson Avenue. Turn right on Jefferson, then turn right on Corry Boulevard. The CCM Village and parking garage are at the base of Corry Boulevard.


SPONSORS

2010-11 CORPORATE SPONSORS CCM recognizes and thanks the following corporations and individuals for their generous support:

The Corbett Endowment at CCM Dance Division Supporter

Macy’s

Mainstage Season Production Sponsor

The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation Musical Theatre Program Sponsor

Christopher Dietz & Family Jazz Series Sponsor

Leo Munick, MD & Alice Fegelman Evita Production Sponsor

Neil Artman and Margaret Straub Drama Studio Series Sponsor

Buddy Roger’s Music LINKS Sponsor

The CCM Harmony Fund: Challenging Hate & Prejudice through Performing Arts Concert & Studio Production Sponsor

Jeff Thomas Catering Trish & Rick Bryan Keating, Muething & Klekamp, P.L.L. PNC Event Sponsors


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