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Since 1867 CCM has been ground zero for ground-breaking artistry. This season, you’re invited to experience our culture of excellence for yourself. CCM’s 2018-19 Concert Series unites our world-class faculty members and guest artists with our student stars of tomorrow for an unprecedented sequence of Choral, Jazz, Orchestra, Percussion, Piano, Preparatory, Prestige, String Quartet and Winds performances. Our ARIEL QUARTET SERIES SUBSCRIPTIONS and CONCERT FLEX PACKAGES are the best way to own every moment of the season ahead. For our most in-demand Prestige Events and Feast of Carols performances, you can also pre-order tickets now to guarantee your seats!

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SEPTEMBER STRING QUARTET-IN-RESIDENCE

PRESTIGE EVENT: CCM CELEBRATES MUSICAL THEATRE AT 50

MOZART, MENDELSSOHN AND BARTÓK

The Ariel Quartet Praised by the Wall Street Journal for its “consummate musicianship,” CCM’s string quartet-in-residence opens its 2018-19 concert series with an evening featuring MOZART: String Quartet No. 23 in F Major, K. 590 MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 44, No. 3 BARTÓK: String Quartet No. 4 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 Corbett Auditorium The Ariel Quartet’s 2018-19 CCM concert series is made possible by the generous contributions of an anonymous donor, The Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander, Mrs. William A. Friedlander, Dr. Randolph L. Wadsworth, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bloom, Mr. and Mrs. J. David Rosenberg, Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Santen, Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Sittenfeld, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman and Dr. and Mrs. Theodore W. Striker. CCM AT 150 CELEBRATES BERNSTEIN AT 100

BERNSTEIN AND FRIENDS

CCM Philharmonia and Concert Orchestra Mark Gibson and Aik Khai Pung, music directors and conductors Concert Orchestra: CHAVEZ: Symphony No. 2 (Sinfonia India) THOMPSON: Excerpt from Symphony No. 2 (1932) DIAMOND: Music to Romeo and Juliet (1947) Philharmonia: COPLAND: El Salón México BARBER: Medea’s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 Corbett Auditorium

THE BIRTHDAY CABARET

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the CCM Musical Theatre Program Devised and directed by Aubrey Berg Join CCM Musical Theatre graduates from the past five decades in a salute to Broadway old and new. Featuring the program’s first graduate Pam Myers (BFA, 1969), emcee Scott Coulter (BFA, 1993) and our newest stars of tomorrow, the Birthday Cabaret promises to be a tuneful and invigorating tribute to 50 years of CCM Musical Theatre excellence. NEW 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16 TIME Patricia Corbett Theater WINDS

A NEW BEGINNING

CCM Wind Symphony Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor Featuring faculty artist Denise Tryon, horn A truly unforgettable evening of music, which celebrates the beginning of a new era for CCM’s Department of Wind Studies. SHOSTAKOVICH: Festive Overture, Op. 96 THOMAS: Of Our New Day Begun WILSON: Concerto for Horn and Wind Ensemble MASLANKA: Symphony No. 2 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 Corbett Auditorium JAZZ

THE LEGEND OF BENNY CARTER

CCM Jazz Orchestra Scott Belck, music director Count Basie knew a thing or two about swing when he asked Benny Carter to compose two iconic albums’ worth of music for his band in 196061: The Legend and Kansas City Suite. Join us to celebrate these heights of sophisticated swing. 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 Corbett Auditorium

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CHORAL

STRING QUARTET-IN-RESIDENCE

FALL CHORAL SHOWCASE

CCM Chorale, UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses, and Cincinnati Youth Choir Brett Scott, Molly Getsinger, Matthew Coffey and Robyn Lana, music directors and conductors CCM’s Choral Department opens the season with a joint concert by CCM Chorale, UC Choruses and the Cincinnati Youth Choir. 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 Corbett Auditorium

OCTOBER ORCHESTRA

ELGAR, CHAUSSON AND DVORÁK CCM Philharmonia Mark Gibson, music director and conductor ELGAR: In the South, Op. 50 CHAUSSON: Poème, Op. 25 DVORÁK: Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 Corbett Auditorium

RHYTHM, GROOVE, DANCE

CCM Wind Symphony Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor Featuring CCM alumnus Paul Schuette The CCM Wind Symphony performs compositions from a broad spectrum of composers ranging from the complexity of 21stcentury, rhythm-driven works to the nuanced grace of 19th century French ballet. ARCHER: Common Threads COPLAND: Emblems GANDOLFI: Vientos y Tangos SCHUETTE: Still Life with Rhythms and Echoes MASSENET: Ballet Music from Le Cid 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 Patricia Corbett Theater

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The Ariel Quartet The Ariel Quartet has a gift for “filling the pristine structures of Classicism with fire” (New York Times). Experience their artistry for yourself in an energetic performance showcasing HAYDN: String Quartet No. 55 in D Major, Op. 71, No. 2 ZEMLINSKY: String Quartet No. 2, Op. 15 MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 44, No. 1 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30 Corbett Auditorium The Ariel Quartet’s 2018-19 CCM concert series is made possible by the generous contributions of an anonymous donor, The Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander, Mrs. William A. Friedlander, Dr. Randolph L. Wadsworth, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bloom, Mr. and Mrs. J. David Rosenberg, Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Santen, Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Sittenfeld, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman and Dr. and Mrs. Theodore W. Striker. CCM AT 150 CELEBRATES BERNSTEIN AT 100

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BERNSTEIN AND FRIENDS

CCM Wind Symphony Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor Featuring faculty artist Ronald Aufmann, clarinet Celebrating the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, this program features CCM faculty artist and CSO clarinetist Ronald Aufmann in Bernstein’s Prelude, Fugue and Riffs, along with works by composers most associated with the cultural icon. TOWER: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman THOMSON: A Solemn Music COPLAND: Emblems BERNSTEIN: Prelude, Fugue and Riffs COPLAND: Quiet City BERNSTEIN: Suite from Mass 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 Corbett Auditorium


CCM AT 150 CELEBRATES BERNSTEIN AT 100

PIANOPALOOZA CELEBRATES LENNY

Michael Chertock, music coordinator This program will feature CCM faculty artists Ran Dank and Soyeon Kate Lee playing Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, James Tocco and Michael Chertock playing Bernstein’s arrangement of Aaron Copland’s El Salón México and other works performed by Dror Biran and Awadagin Pratt. 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 Corbett Auditorium CCM AT 150 CELEBRATES BERNSTEIN AT 100

SONGFEST AND FANCY FREE

CCM Philharmonia Featuring CCM student soloists Mark Gibson, music director and conductor Join the CCM Philharmonia in its final concert celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s centennial. One of the composer’s finest achievements, Songfest blends late-romanticism with fiery Latin rhythms, blues, folksong and jazz. Fancy Free features a vibrant, jazz-tinged score and was a huge success when it premiered to sold-out crowds at the Metropolitan Opera House in 1944. 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 Corbett Auditorium PRESTIGE EVENT: CCM AT 150 CELEBRATES BERNSTEIN AT 100

STAN KENTON’S WEST SIDE STORY

CCM Jazz Orchestra Scott Belck, music director Vaughn Wiester, guest conductor CCM’s Bernstein Celebration concludes with this rare performance of Stan Kenton’s West Side Story. This is the record that gave Kenton his first Grammy Award and introduced the band to a whole new generation of listeners. Guest conductor and Stan Kenton scholar Vaughn Wiester will also present a pre-concert talk. 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 Corbett Auditorium

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REFLECTIONS

UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses Matthew Coffey and Molly Getsinger, conductors Comprised of students from all 14 of UC’s colleges, the UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses and Cabaret Singers present the music of Brahms, Thompson and Vaughan Williams. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 Corbett Auditorium WINDS

PRISM XXII

CCM Wind Studies Kevin Michael Holzman and Thomas Gamboa, music directors and conductors Join us for a thrilling evening of nonstop music, featuring the CCM Wind Symphony, CCM Wind Ensemble, CCM Brass Choir, CCM Chamber Winds, the Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble (CYWE) and the UC Bearcat Band, culminating in an epic performance of Alfred Reed’s Russian Christmas Music. 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18 Corbett Auditorium WINDS

FESTIVUS

CCM Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble Kevin Michael Holzman and Thomas Gamboa, music directors and conductors Featuring CCM alumnus Russ Zokaites, bass trombone You’re invited to a “festivus for the rest of us” featuring the world premiere of Kenneth Fuchs’ Bass Trombone Concerto conducted by Maestro Mark Gibson alongside wind classics. Wind Ensemble: PROKOFIEV: March, Op. 99 MACKEY: Hymn to a Blue Hour DELLO JOIO: Variants on a Medieval Tune GINASTERA: “Danza Final” from Estancia Wind Symphony: IVES: The Alcotts from Piano Sonata No. 2, “Concord” BENSON: The Passing Bell THOMAS: Magneticfireflies FUCHS: Bass Trombone Concerto (world premiere) REED: Russian Christmas Music 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 Corbett Auditorium

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ORCHESTRA

VERDI, BRITTEN AND RACHMANINOFF

CCM Philharmonia Mark Gibson, music director and conductor VERDI: Overture to Les vêpres siciliennes BRITTEN: Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20 RACHMANINOFF: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 Corbett Auditorium

DECEMBER PRESTIGE EVENT: JAZZ

DUKE ELLINGTON’S NUTCRACKER SUITE

CCM Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band Featuring CCM Musical Theatre students Scott Belck, music director Diane Lala, choreographer Enjoy our original retelling of Ellington’s remarkable adaptation of The Nutcracker Suite, brought to life with stunning choreography from CCM Musical Theatre’s stars of tomorrow. 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 Corbett Auditorium

PREPARATORY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

FALL YOUTH BALLET CONCERT

Jonnie Lynn Jacobs-Percer, director The CCM Youth Ballet Companies feature talented students from ages nine through adult performing traditional and contemporary works choreographed by CCM and CCM Prep faculty. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 Patricia Corbett Theater ENSEMBLE-IN-RESIDENCE

SINGING IN THE SEASON

Cincinnati Youth Choir Robyn Lana, music director The Cincinnati Youth Choir (formerly Cincinnati Children’s Choir), including CCM resident choirs and satellite choirs from across the Tristate area, performs holiday songs from around the globe. 2 and 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 Corbett Auditorium

JANUARY STRING QUARTET-IN-RESIDENCE

BEETHOVEN, LIGETI AND BRAHMS FEAST OF CAROLS

CCM Chamber Choir, Chorale and CCM Concert Orchestra, UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses, and Cincinnati Youth Choir Featuring guest choirs from Kings and Milford High Schools and the School for Creative and Performing Arts Earl Rivers, Brett Scott, Robyn Lana, Matthew Coffey, Molly Getsinger, Tracy Carpenter, Hope Milthaler and Laurie Wyant, conductors Bring family and friends to CCM to welcome the 2018 holiday season with festive choral favorites performed by CCM’s, UC’s and CYC’s fabulous choirs and outstanding guest choirs. 2 and 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 Corbett Auditorium

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The Ariel Quartet CCM’s award-winning string quartet-in-residence continues its 2018-19 concert series with a program featuring BEETHOVEN: String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135 LIGETI: String Quartet No. 2 BRAHMS: String Quartet No. 3, Op. 67 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 Corbett Auditorium The Ariel Quartet’s 2018-19 CCM concert series is made possible by the generous contributions of an anonymous donor, The Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander, Mrs. William A. Friedlander, Dr. Randolph L. Wadsworth, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bloom, Mr. and Mrs. J. David Rosenberg, Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Santen, Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Sittenfeld, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman and Dr. and Mrs. Theodore W. Striker.


FEBRUARY ORCHESTRA

WEBER, BLACHER AND TCHAIKOVSKY

CCM Philharmonia Aik Khai Pung, interim music director and conductor WEBER: Overture to Euryanthe BLACHER: Orchestral Variations on a Theme of Paganini TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 73, “Pathétique” 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 Corbett Auditorium PERCUSSION

A TRIP TO TRINIDAD AND BACK

CCM Steel Drum Band Russell Burge, music coordinator An annual favorite! CCM’s Streel Drum Band presents an evening of traditional music of Trinidad, along with pop, folk and reggae compositions. 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 Corbett Auditorium JAZZ

JOLLEY: The Eyes of the World Are Upon You BROWNE: Barnstorming Season J.S. BACH: Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor MACKEY: Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Wind Ensemble 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6 Corbett Auditorium CHORAL

ORFF AND STRAVINSKY

CCM Chamber Choir and Chorale, Cincinnati Youth Choir Bel Canto, and UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses Featuring faculty artists Dror Biran and James Tocco, piano, with student vocal soloists, pianists and percussionists Earl Rivers, Brett Scott and Robyn Lana, conductors An afternoon of spirited and romantic cantatas by master composers. Carl Orff’s Catulli Carmina, a cantata of poems by the Roman poet Catullus (8754 B.C.), sketches the story of the poet’s passion for the promiscuous Clodia (Lesbia). Igor Stravinsky’s Les Noces captures the essence of a Russian peasant wedding and post-wedding party with four pianos, six percussionists, soloists and chorus. 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 Corbett Auditorium

GIVE IT ONE: THE BEST OF MAYNARD FERGUSON

CCM Jazz Orchestra Scott Belck, conductor Featuring guest artist Steve Patrick, trumpet Nashville studio legend and trumpet virtuoso Steve Patrick joins the CCM Jazz Orchestra in this high voltage concert of some of the most exciting music in big band history. 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3 Corbett Auditorium WINDS

RISING

CCM Wind Symphony Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor Featuring faculty artist James Bunte, saxophone An evening of inspiring works, including a new composition by CCM alumna Jennifer Jolley and John Mackey’s brilliant Concerto for Soprano Saxophone performed by CCM faculty artist James Bunte.

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Alumna Janelle Reichman performing with CCM Jazz in April 2018.

ESSENTIALLY ELLINGTON FESTIVAL: GALA CONCERT

Scott Belck, music director CCM’s annual Essentially Ellington Festival, sponsored by Wynton Marsalis’ Jazz at Lincoln Center, returns in full swing! The daylong event features the region’s top high school jazz ensembles, and the gala concert will feature the CCM Jazz Orchestra and a special guest artist from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 Corbett Auditorium

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Alumnus Christopher Allen conducting the CCM Philharmonia in April 2018.

MARCH ORCHESTRA

ENSEMBLE-IN-RESIDENCE

¡VIVA ESPAÑA!

CCM Philharmonia Aik Khai Pung, interim music director and conductor CHABRIER: España LALO: Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21 FALLA: El Sombrero de tres picos 8 p.m. Friday, March 1 Patricia Corbett Theater WINDS

CELEBRATE YOUTH

Cincinnati Youth Choir Robyn Lana, music director Building tomorrow’s leaders, one voice at time, the Cincinnati Youth Choir sings of growth, encouragement and unity through new commissions and music from around the globe. 5 p.m. Sunday, March 17 Corbett Auditorium STRING QUARTET-IN-RESIDENCE

THE WINDS OF NAGUAL

CCM Wind Symphony Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor Featuring emeritus faculty artist Rick VanMatre, saxophone The CCM Wind Symphony performs an evening of music from a broad spectrum of styles and inspirations, featuring the epic Winds of Nagual by Michael Colgrass. RODRIGO: Adagio para instrumentos de viento HINDEMITH: Konzertmusik für Blasorchester, Op. 41 PENSYL: Concerto for Saxophone and Wind Orchestra (“Moving Formations”) COLGRASS: The Winds of Nagual 8 p.m. Saturday, March 2 Patricia Corbett Theater CHORAL

OLD AND NEW

UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses Matthew Coffey and Molly Getsinger, conductors Comprised of students from all 14 of UC’s colleges, the UC Men’s and Women’s Choruses and Cabaret Singers feature the music of Arneson, Copland, Ramsey, Schubert, Szymko and Tormis. 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 Patricia Corbett Theater

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BEETHOVEN, SCHUMANN AND BRAHMS

The Ariel Quartet Featuring guest artist Yura Lee, viola Internationally acclaimed violinist and violist Yura Lee joins the renowned Ariel Quartet in its final concert of the 2018-19 season. BEETHOVEN: String Quartet No. 5 in A Major, Op. 18 SCHUMANN: String Quartet No. 1, Op. 41 BRAHMS: String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 Corbett Auditorium The Ariel Quartet’s 2018-19 CCM concert series is made possible by the generous contributions of an anonymous donor, The Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander, Mrs. William A. Friedlander, Dr. Randolph L. Wadsworth, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bloom, Mr. and Mrs. J. David Rosenberg, Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Santen, Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Sittenfeld, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman and Dr. and Mrs. Theodore W. Striker.


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CLASSICS AND DIVERSIONS

CCM Wind Symphony Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor Featuring faculty artist Timothy Anderson, trombone The CCM Wind Symphony performs a concert of classics by Gustav Holst, Paul Hindemith and Ralph Vaughan Williams alongside thrilling newer works by Adam Gorb and wind composition contest winner Julien Monick. VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Toccata Marziale HOLST: Hammersmith, Op. 52 MONICK: Mosaics of Painted Glass GORB: Downtown Diversions for Trombone and Wind Symphony HINDEMITH: Symphony in B-flat 8 p.m. Friday, March 29 Corbett Auditorium ORCHESTRA AND CHORAL

BACK TO BAROQUE

CCM Philharmonia and Chamber Choir Earl Rivers, conductor The combined CCM Philharmonia and Chamber Choir present Handel’s Zadok the Priest, composed for the coronation of King George II in 1727, and J.S. Bach’s Magnificat, BWV 243, composed for Bach’s first Christmas in Leipzig. The Philharmonia will also play J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major and Handel’s Water Music in F Major. 4 p.m. Saturday, March 30 Patricia Corbett Theater

APRIL PIANO

PIANO-POW-LOOZA: DELIGHTFUL MINIATURES Tickle your fancy with a variety of selections that showcase CCM’s award-winning piano students at one, two and three pianos. There’s something for everyone at this annual fan-favorite concert! 4 p.m. Sunday, April 7 Robert J. Werner Recital Hall

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FANTASIA BRASILEIRA

CCM Philharmonia and Jazz Orchestra Featuring guest artist Jovino Santos Neto, piano Scott Belck and Aik Khai Pung, music directors and conductors The seductive soundscape of enchanted Brazil comes to life in this evening of cool Brazilian music for orchestra and jazz ensemble. Featuring three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto, a master pianist and composer. 7 p.m. Sunday, April 14 Patricia Corbett Theater ORCHESTRA

STRAUSS, BARTÓK AND BEETHOVEN

CCM Philharmonia Aik Khai Pung, interim music director Neil Varon, guest conductor from Eastman School of Music STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel lustige Streiche, Op. 28 BARTÓK: Piano Concerto BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92 8 p.m. Friday, April 26 Corbett Auditorium WINDS

LONTANO

CCM Wind Symphony Kevin Michael Holzman, music director and conductor Featuring guest artist Steve Houghton, percussion Join the CCM Wind Symphony for its 2018-19 season finale, featuring internationally acclaimed jazz percussionist Steve Houghton in a concerto by CCM faculty artist Steve Allee! Highlights include two classic wind pieces and Michael Martin’s stunning new Symphony for Wind Ensemble. GOULD: Ballad for Band TAILLEFERRE: Suite Divertimento ALLEE: Passages MARTIN: “Lontano” Symphony for Wind Ensemble 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27 Corbett Auditorium

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JAZZ

ENSEMBLE-IN-RESIDENCE

THE VOCAL STYLING OF CARLA COOK

CCM Jazz Lab Band Craig Bailey, music director Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Carla Cook joins the CCM Jazz Lab Band for an evening of classic jazz favorites honoring the legacy of Nancy Wilson, Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald and other great jazz vocalists. 7 p.m. Sunday, April 28 Corbett Auditorium

M AY PREPARATORY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

SPRING YOUTH BALLET CONCERT Jonnie Lynn Jacobs-Percer, director The CCM Youth Ballet Companies feature talented students from ages nine through adult, performing traditional and contemporary works choreographed by CCM and CCM Prep faculty. 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4 Patricia Corbett Theater

A MELODIOUS JOURNEY

Cincinnati Youth Choir Robyn Lana, music director The Cincinnati Youth Choir, including CCM resident choirs and community choirs, continue to sing for the future featuring songs of life, love and laughter. 5 p.m. Sunday, May 5 Corbett Auditorium PREPARATORY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

SPRING JUNIOR MUSICAL

Becca Kloha Strand, co-director Rebecca N. Childs, co-director CCM’s Junior Musical Theatre Intensive provides a challenging and disciplined educational experience for students ages 9-14 with a special interest in musical theatre. Join the students for their spring performance as they showcase what they’ve learned this year! 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9 7 p.m. Friday, May 10 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11 Cohen Family Studio Theater

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DIRECTIONS

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CCM CHORAL SERIES 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 Fall Choral Showcase 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 UC Choruses: Reflections *2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 Cincinnati Youth Choir: Singing in the Season *5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 Cincinnati Youth Choir: Singing in the Season 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 Orff and Stravinsky 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 UC Choruses: Old and New 5 p.m. Sunday, March 17 Cincinnati Youth Choir: Celebrate Youth 4 p.m. Saturday, March 30 Chamber Choir and Philharmonia: Back to Baroque 5 p.m. Sunday, May 5 Cincinnati Youth Choir: A Melodious Journey CCM JAZZ SERIES 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 The Legend of Benny Carter 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3 The Best of Maynard Ferguson 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 Essentially Ellington Festival Gala Concert 7 p.m. Sunday, April 14 Jazz Orchestra and Philharmonia: Fantasia Brasileira 7 p.m. Sunday, April 28 The Vocal Styling of Carla Cook CCM ORCHESTRA SERIES 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 Bernstein and Friends 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 Elgar, Chausson and Dvorák 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 Bernstein Festival: Songfest and Fancy Free 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 Verdi, Britten and Rachmaninoff 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 Weber, Blacher and Tchaikovsky 8 p.m. Friday, March 1 ¡Viva España! 8 p.m. Friday, April 26 Strauss, Bartók and Beethoven CCM PERCUSSION SERIES 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 A Trip to Trinidad and Back CCM PIANO SERIES 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 Bernstein Festival: Pianopalooza 4 p.m. Sunday, April 7 Piano-Pow-Looza: Delightful Miniatures CCM PREPARATORY SERIES 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 Fall Youth Ballet Concert *7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 Fall Youth Ballet Concert *7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 Spring Youth Ballet Concert *7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4 Spring Youth Ballet Concert 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9 Spring Junior Musical 7 p.m. Friday, May 10 Spring Junior Musical 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11 Spring Junior Musical CCM WINDS SERIES 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 A New Beginning 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 Rhythm, Groove, Dance 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 Bernstein and Friends 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18 PRISM XXII 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 Festivus 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6 Rising 8 p.m. Saturday, March 2 The Winds of Nagual 8 p.m. Friday, March 29 Classics and Diversions 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27 Lontano ❑ I’M NOT SURE WHICH

CONCERTS I WANT TO ATTEND. Please provide me with flex vouchers at this time.

CONCERT FLEX TICKETS # OF CONCERT FLEX TICKETS (MINIMUM OF 6) = ___________________________ SUBTOTAL @ $12 EACH = $ ___________________________ – CONTINUED ON REVERSE SIDE –


ARIEL QUARTET SERIES

Subscribe to the Quartet’s four-part concert series for just $75, a savings of 25% off single ticket prices! Performances occur on Sept. 11, Oct. 30, Jan. 29 and March 26 in CCM’s renovated Corbett Auditorium. All performances start at 8 p.m.

# OF ARIEL QUARTET SUBSCRIPTIONS = ___________________________

SUBTOTAL @ $75 EACH = $ ___________________________

FEAST OF CAROLS

Select your seating section and then circle your preferred performance day and time. Flex ticket packages are not applicable. CORBETT AUDITORIUM ❑ SECTION A: $20 ❑ SECTION B: $15

PRESTIGE EVENT CONCERTS

BALCONY

Concert Flex, Ariel and Mainstage subscribers can pre-order tickets now to guarantee your seats! Flex ticket packages are not applicable.

S–Y

A–R

NEW TIME

MUSICAL THEATRE AT 50: BIRTHDAY CABARET 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16

STAGE

# OF MUSICAL THEATRE CABARET TICKETS = ___________________________ SUBTOTAL @ $20 EACH = $ ___________________________

BERNSTEIN FESTIVAL: STAN KENTON’S WEST SIDE STORY 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4

2 p.m. 5 p.m. 2 p.m. 5 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 8 Saturday, Dec. 8 Sunday, Dec. 9 Sunday, Dec. 9

FEAST OF CAROLS TICKET TOTAL = $______________________________

# OF WEST SIDE STORY TICKETS = ___________________________ SUBTOTAL @ $20 EACH = $ ___________________________

PREPAID PARKING

Only valid for your subscription or flex ticket performances. Not available on Dec. 15 and May 3-4 because of UC Commencement Ceremonies.

JAZZ: DUKE ELLINGTON’S NUTCRACKER SUITE 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 # OF NUTCRACKER SUITE TICKETS = ___________________________ SUBTOTAL @ $20 EACH = $ ___________________________

# OF PREPAID PARKING VOUCHERS = ________________________ SUBTOTAL @ $7 EACH = $_____________________________________________

SUMMARIZE YOUR ORDER $__________________________________

All sales final. Dates and titles subject to change. Visit ccm.uc.edu for more information.

ARIEL QUARTET SUBSCRIPTION TOTAL: $__________________________________ (from above)

Make checks payable to University of Cincinnati. Checks will be deposited immediately prior to seating.

CONCERT FLEX PACKAGE TOTAL: (from page 11)

$__________________________________

FEAST OF CAROLS TICKET TOTAL: (from above)

$__________________________________

Return check with this form to: CCM Box Office Lockbox University of Cincinnati PO Box 932728 Cleveland, OH 44193

PREPAID PARKING TOTAL: (from above)

$__________________________________

Please check your contact information on page 11 for accuracy.

7.50

ORDER PROCESSING FEE: $__________________________________

GRAND TOTAL:

12

To pay by credit card, please call the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183, Mon.-Fri., Noon-4 p.m.

PRESTIGE EVENTS TICKET TOTAL: (from above)

ccm.uc.edu

513-556-4183

$__________________________________

We’re here to help! If you have questions or would like assistance placing your order, please contact the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183 or boxoff@uc.edu.


CCMpower is a volunteer group of fans, advocates and alumni dedicated to empowering students and fueling the future of the arts through scholarship opportunities and more. The result of a merger of the Friends of CCM and the CCM Alumni Governing Board, this organization is a combination of people who love and support the arts along with graduates of CCM investing back in their school. Will you join us? Register today or renew your membership to enjoy the benefits and feel the power of enriching lives at CCM.

PROCEEDS RAISED BY CCMPOWER SUPPORT STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS AND TRAVEL FOR CCM’S STARS OF TOMORROW. For more information, contact CCM External Relations at 513-556-2100 or visit us online at ccm.uc.edu/ccmpower.

Name ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Day Phone (________) ____________________________________ Address _______________________________________________________________________________________ Eve Phone (________) _____________________________________ City ______________________________________________ State___________ Zip_____________________ E-mail _______________________________________________________ How do you want to be recognized in the CCM Honor Roll of Donors? Please print clearly. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

FREE CCMPOWER MEMBERSHIP FOR CURRENT CCM STUDENTS & ALUMNI Register online at ccm.uc.edu/ccmpower and receive the popular Village News e-newsletter four times a year with alumni and faculty updates

$100-249

$1,000-2,499

All of the above, plus: Access to CCMpower Meet and Greet with CCM Faculty and Students A minimum of 10 parking vouchers good for any University of Cincinnati garage

Village News e-newsletter four times a year 10% Discount on Mainstage and selected concert tickets week of the show* Two free tickets to a selected concert** Listing in our annual Honor Roll of Donors

$2,500-4,999

$250-499

$5,000-9,999

All of the above, plus: Two priority reservations for Studio Series productions of your choice Invitation to a Dean’s reception

All of the above, plus: Invitation to a Thank You reception and complimentary concert tickets Parking Pass for ONE event

All of the above, plus: Priority seating privileges Two VIP Tickets to ALL concerts

$500-999

All of the above, plus: Complimentary student performance through CCM Talent for Hire Two Opening Night VIP Tickets to all Mainstage Productions

All of the above, plus: Invitation to a backstage tour and dress rehearsal Parking Pass for TWO events

$10,000 and up

* Ticket discount available to Members the week of the show or concert only. A maximum of two tickets must be purchased with no exchange privileges. ** Chosen by box office staff based on availability. You will be notified the week of the performance.

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WELCOME TO WHAT'S NEXT! CCM’s 2018-19 Concert Series unites our world-class faculty members and guest artists with our student stars of tomo...