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MUSIC

THEATRE ARTS

PREPARATORY DEPARTMENT 2014–15 PROGRAM OFFERINGS

DANCE

COLLEGE-CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC


TABLE OF CONTENTS 2-9 MUSIC 10-13 THEATRE ARTS 14-17 DANCE 18-20 PROGRAM AT A GLANCE 21-26 NEED TO KNOW 27-28 REGISTRATION FORM

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CCM aspires to provide life-changing experiences within a highly creative and multidisciplinary artistic environment. We do that by educating and inspiring the whole artist and scholar for positions on the world’s stage. This is the mission for ONECCM and it aptly fits our programs and students in CCM Preparatory. We invite you to look through the variety of program offerings and find the right class or lesson that fits your goals and dreams! The CCM PREPARATORY DEPARTMENT is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education, the Greater Cincinnati Alliance for Arts Education, The Ohio Alliance for Arts Education, and the Suzuki Association of the Americas. CCM Preparatory is a founding member of The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program. The department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Schools of Theatre, and Schools of Dance. The university affirms its policy that discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or gender identity and expression shall not be practiced in any of its activities. This bulletin provides the reader with the current list of course offerings and events at CCM Preparatory. Detailed program information, policies, and complete information on our community outreach, satellite and partnership programs can be found on our website, ccm.uc.edu/prep, as well as in our biannual program guide, available upon request. Also, we encourage you to join the CCM mailing list to receive their exciting Village News, with stories about CCM and CCM Preparatory faculty, staff and events. ccm.uc.edu/about/ villagenews/subscribe.html In addition to CCM at the University of Cincinnati, CCM Preparatory can be found in several different locations. Lessons and ensembles are housed at UC Blue Ash College, Lakota West High School, Walnut Hills High School, St. James Episcopal Church in Westwood, Baldwin Music in Hyde Park and we are in the planning stages of opening a satellite location at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Terrace Park. CCM Preparatory also offers in school and after school programs as part of its community outreach initiative program in several Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky schools.


MUSIC stARTS!

For 3-4 year olds 9 and 10 a.m., Saturdays Designed by our faculty especially for our youngest students, stARTS! offers three 8-week series that introduce children to music, dance and theatre through child-friendly experiences. The sessions seek to increase children’s comfort level in the performing arts, become acquainted with the CCM village, and allow children to experience all the performing arts before entering any of our curriculum-driven programs. Each of the sessions has a different theme, so children can take all three sessions without repeating, and there is a discount for enrolling in all three. NOTE: This is the only option we offer for children younger than 4 years old. Young fours may be asked to take this class prior to entering one of the curriculum classes. Our staff will be happy to discuss this with you. Dates: Fall — Sept. 27-Nov.15, Winter — Jan. 10March 14, 2015; Spring — March 21-May 16 Cost: $125 per eight-week session (no registration fee required). If taking all three sessions, the total cost is $350.

PRIVATE LESSONS

CCM Preparatory offers private lessons in keyboard, strings, wind and percussion instruments, plus theory and composition. Students can augment individual lessons with chamber music groups, ensemble participation, theory classes and student recitals. All new private-lesson and specialized lessons students must contact Dr. Peggy Grant, music registrar, at 513-556-2637, or by e-mail at peggy. grant@uc.edu before enrollment. The registrar will help connect you with the most appropriate

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teacher based on your goals, proficiency, and schedule. She also will guide you through the placement and registration process, answer questions, and provide additional information regarding our programs. Please note that all the programs require a $30 registration fee except where noted.

REGISTRATION PROCEDURES AND INFORMATION

Students may sign up for 30-minute, 45-minute, or 60-minute weekly lessons. Students register and pay through the Preparatory office, but schedule lessons directly with the private teacher. Students register for the academic year September through May and may choose to study in the summer as well. Private students may enter the program at any time; tuition will be prorated to the end of May. Visit our website at ccm.uc.edu/prep for complete registration information, forms, discounts and policies, or to review payment options. You also may call our offices at 513-556-2595. A registration form that can be dropped off or mailed in is at the back of this booklet. Cost per 30-week year: Tier I $25 per 30-minute lesson, or $750 / year $37 per 45-minute lesson, or $1,110 / year $50 per 60-minute lesson, or $1,500 / year Tier 2* $33 per 30-minute lesson, or $990 / year $49 per 45-minute lesson, or $1,470 / year $66 per 60-minute lesson, or $1,980 / year *Tier 2 lessons are taught by master teachers with advanced education and extensive teaching and/or performing experience.

TRIAL LESSONS

Students may schedule a single trial lesson of any length. In addition to the cost of the lesson (see above), there is a $5 processing fee, but no registration fee.


SUZUKI

Designed to teach music to young children, the Suzuki method is based on evidence that talent derives from environment more than from heredity. Children learn through a series of achievements reinforced by motivation, listening, repetition and parental involvement. Led by teachers with special training, the Suzuki program at CCM Preparatory creates a community of learning that supports children and parents. Lessons are offered in piano, violin, viola and cello. Interested parents should visit the website ccm.uc.edu/prep/programs/ music/suzuki.html for more information and to determine whether the Suzuki Method is a good fit for their family. Students and parents of all Suzuki programs must attend both lessons and classes. Prospective students and their parents are expected to observe at least one class before registering. The SUZUKI STRING PROGRAM includes a full program of lessons, group classes and performance opportunities. Upper level students attend two weekly group classes from 5-7 p.m., Thursdays at the Wyoming Fine Arts Center, 322 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, Ohio, along with a private lesson at CCM. Cost (30 weeks): 30-minute lessons — $1,320 45-minute lessons — $1,785 The SUZUKI PIANO PROGRAM includes a weekly private lesson and a biweekly group class that meets at CCM on Saturday mornings. Cost (30 weeks): 30-minute lessons — $1,190 45-minute lessons — $1,670 60-minute lessons — $2,180

BALDWIN MUSIC EDUCATION CENTER

For more than 50 years, Baldwin Music Education Center, located in Hyde Park/Oakley, has been the preeminent preschool music and group piano program in the city. We are pleased to announce a community partnership in music education for students in the Greater Cincinnati Area. Baldwin Music Education Center offers: Musical Beginnings classes for students ages 6-24-months Music for Little People - keyboard-based general music classes for preschoolers ages 2-4 Group Piano Programs for ages 5 and older

The unique, age-appropriate classes, which run year around, are taught by trained group music instructors and offer family discounts, as well as a convenient, central location. Registration is open to all students and the fall schedule is online at www.baldwinmusicedu center.com or http://ccm.uc.edu/prep/music.html To register go to http://ccm.uc.edu/prep/ registrationinfo.html

MUSIC FOR LITTLE MOZARTS For ages 5-6 10 a.m., Saturdays Instructor: Lindsay Zierolf

A great introduction to piano for youngsters, this program lays a foundation for a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Students follow the adventures of Mozart Mouse and Beethoven Bear as they learn to sing, play, listen to and create music. Cost: $450 per year. An additional materials charge of $25 is payable at the first class.

KEYBOARD FOR KIDS I For ages 7-9 10 a.m., Saturdays Instructor: Brianna Matzke

Not sure whether private lessons are right for your child? This class includes a short weekly private keyboard lesson plus unison playing, singing and movement sessions that use games and worksheets to develop reading, rhythm, ear training skills and musicality. Cost: $450 per year

KEYBOARD FOR KIDS 2 For ages 8-10 11 a.m., Saturdays Instructor: Brianna Matzke

For students who have successfully completed the Keyboard for Kids I course, or who have received the advance approval of the instructor. Cost: $450 per year


CHAMBER MUSIC

Students of all ages are strongly encouraged to participate in chamber music ensembles coached by CCM Prep faculty. Students will be placed with other musicians of similar ability and age, and a rehearsal schedule will be established for each group based on members’ availability. Ensembles will have opportunities to perform both on and off campus. Contact Dr. Peggy Grant, music registrar, at 513-556-2637, or by e-mail at peggy.grant@ uc.edu for placement and more information. Cost: Varies, based on the number of rehearsals and members of the group; most sessions contain 4-6 rehearsals.

THE SASSMANNSHAUS TRADITION For ages 4 and older Saturday mornings at UC Blue Ash

This string method teaches note reading and advanced techniques from the very beginning. Included in the tuition are a weekly private lesson, musicianship class, chamber music coaching, and a large string ensemble. Many students of this program have been accepted into CCM’s Starling Preparatory String Project for talented young string players with professional potential. Cost (30 weeks):
 Tier 1: 30-minute lessons — $1,350
 45-minute lessons — $1,650
 60-minute lessons — $2,000

STARLING PREPARATORY STRING PROJECT Chairperson: Kurt Sassmannshaus

This specialized honors program for young string students is generously funded through a grant by the Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation. These talented musicians perform as the Starling Chamber Orchestra and are selected by audition. Students receive one hourly lesson per week and take music theory, chamber and orchestra each Saturday. Instructors include CCM faculty and graduate students specially trained and chosen by Prof. Sassmannshaus. For more information on the Starling Preparatory String Project and the Sassmannshaus Tradition, visit www.starling.org. Cost: $5,350 (30 weeks)

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CINCINNATI JUNIOR STRINGS For students in grades 3-9 2-5 p.m., Sundays, at UC Blue Ash Director: Rachel Bierkan

CJS is a high-achieving orchestra designed to augment area public school string programs in training young players. At the conductor’s discretion, one student will be awarded a full tuition scholarship for the year. Rehearsals begin Sept. 14 at Muntz Theatre, UC Blue Ash. Auditions are held Sept. 6-7; visit ccm.uc.edu/prep/ AuditionPage.html to sign up for an audition. Cost: $300 per year

CINCINNATI NEW HORIZONS ORCHESTRA

Beginners: 10:30-12:30 p.m., Saturdays, UC Blue Ash Intermediate: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, location TBA Director: Dr. Betty Anne Gottlieb The New Horizons Orchestra provides string instruction to adults over age 50, including those with no musical experience at all and adults who were active in school music programs, but have been inactive for a long period. No audition is required. Please contact bettyannegottlieb@ uc.edu for more information. Cost: $150/semester

GUITAR

CCM Preparatory offers private lessons in classical, popular and jazz guitar (see Private Lessons, above) along with these programs:


GUITAR FOR THE YOUNG

For individual students age 5-7, with parental involvement. Instructor: Rodney Stucky Guitar for the Young is a unique classical guitar program for young children. It requires parental involvement and begins with rote learning. It proceeds very gradually in small steps, giving the student ample opportunity for musical success and technical development at each level. Music reading is added once the child is comfortable with the guitar and has learned to play a few simple tunes. Cost: $990 for 30 half-hour private lessons.

INTRODUCTION TO GUITAR I For ages 7-12 10 a.m., Saturdays Instructor: Brandon Coleman

Students in this course will be introduced to basic strumming, hand techniques, note-reading and simple chords in a friendly, low-pressure environment. For students without their own guitars, guitars will be made available to use during class time. Dates: Fall — Sept. 27-Nov. 15, 2014, Winter — Jan. 10-March 14, 2015, Spring — March 21-May 16 Cost: $120 for one of the eight-week sessions

CINCINNATI JUNIOR YOUTH WIND ENSEMBLE (JR. CYWE) For students in grades 6-8 5:30-7 p.m., Sundays Director: James Daughters

Junior CYWE is for outstanding middle school wind and percussion players who have been playing their instruments for at least two years. Auditions are held Sept. 6-7; visit our audition page at ccm.uc.edu/prep/AuditionPage.html to sign up for an audition. Cost: $275 per year.

BRASS CHOIR

For students in grades 9-12 7-9 p.m., Wednesdays Director: Paul Hillner Open to outstanding high school brass performers, the choir presents two concerts annually on campus and also performs in the community. Auditions are in early September; rehearsals begin Sept. 24. Phone 513-556-9478 or e-mail hillnepr@ ucmail.uc.edu for information. Cost: $300 per year

JAZZ

Intended for both enthusiasts and serious musicians, the Jazz Program at CCM Preparatory seeks to create competent, knowledgeable and expressive musicians through active experiences. Private instruction in jazz guitar, bass, saxophone, percussion and piano are available, as well as a variety of ensembles for students of different ages and skill levels.

JAZZ COMBOS

WINDS AND PERCUSSION

For students in grade 9 through adult. Director: Jennifer Grantham/Matthew Holt One-hour rehearsal times vary between noon and 4:30 p.m., Sundays, beginning Sept. 14.

CINCINNATI YOUTH WIND ENSEMBLE (CYWE)

Combo programs are aimed at motivated musicians and learners who want to perform jazz music in a small group setting. Members learn to master jazz standards and contemporary tunes with a primary emphasis on improvisation and small group interaction.

In addition to private lessons (see Private Lessons above), students are encouraged to audition for the following:

For students in grades 9-12 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sundays Director: Dr. Ann Porter

In partnership with CCM’s Collegiate Wind Studies program and the Music Education division, CCM Preparatory presents the only wind ensemble for students in the greater Cincinnati area. Auditions are held Sept. 5-7; visit our audition page at ccm. uc.edu/prep/AuditionPage.html to sign up for an audition. Cost: $275 per year

Auditions: Sept. 7. Please visit ccm.uc.edu/prep/ AuditionPage.html for information and to reserve an audition time. Cost: $400 per year (26 rehearsals and 6 performances); $320 if enrolled in private music lessons.


VOICE

In addition to private lessons (see Private Lessons, above), there are the following group offerings:

ADULT VOICE CLASS

7-8 p.m., Tuesdays, Aug. 26, 2014-May 19, 2015 Instructor: Jill Dew This is a 30-week course for adults to explore efficient vocal technique. In the first 15 weeks, the class will be a group effort, with everyone working together, learning technique. The second 15 weeks will be in the manner of a master class, where all have the opportunity to sing and learn from each other. Cost: $450 per year

THE JAZZ EXPLOSION

For students in grades 7-9 Director: Jan Diehl Rehearsals: Saturdays at CCM between 9 a.m.noon; beginning Oct. 4. Ensemble for students who have a strong interest in learning both jazz improvisation and authentic jazz styles. Open to any instrumentalist, but some limitations may be made for certain sections of the group.

For children in grade 1 and older Managing Artistic Director: Robyn Lana. Associate Directors: Sandra Thornton, Jason McKee, Eva Floyd. Principal accompanist: Jan Carrothers, Chelsea Sweatman

Auditions: Sept. 27. Please visit ccm.uc.edu/prep/ AuditionPage.html for information and to reserve an audition time.

The Cincinnati Children’s Choir is the ensemble-inresidence for the CCM Preparatory Department and has a separate registration process. Online registration is available at www.cincinnatichoir. org/auditions. Contact CCC at www. cincinnatichoir.org, e-mail choir@cincinnatichoir. org, or phone 513-556-0338.

Cost: $330 per year

BEL CANTO

CCM YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA

For students in grades 10-12 Directors: Bill Burns and Jennifer Grantham Rehearsals: 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesdays at either Lakota West or Walnut Hills High school in Cincinnati, beginning Nov. 11 The Youth Jazz Orchestra offers musical challenges for advanced high school aged students in a big band setting. Emphasis will be placed on developing professional musical, improvisational and performance skills. Please note that the number of students auditioning and instrumentation will require us to have two groups; one based in the northern suburbs and one based near UC. Please specify which location you prefer, but the final determination is the instrumentation of each group. Auditions: Sept. 27-28. Please visit ccm.uc.edu/ prep/AuditionPage.html for information and to reserve an audition time. Cost: $350 per year

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CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S CHOIR

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For students in grades 6-12, some 5th graders accepted 7-8:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays A highly advanced choir for young singers. Cost: $565 per year

CINCINNATI YOUNG MEN’S CHOIR

For young men with changing/changed voices 5:30-7 p.m., Thursdays An ensemble specially suited to young men whose voices are about to change or have changed. Cost: $350 per year

CINCINNATI GIRL CHOIR

For girls in grades 10-12 (9th graders in Con Brio and Bel Canto are also eligible.) 5:30-7 p.m., Thursdays Chamber ensemble performing advanced repertoire. Cost: $350 per year


CON BRIO

For students in grades 5-9 5:30-7 p.m., Tuesdays Children learn good vocal technique and musicianship skills. Cost: $385 per year

ALLEGRO

For students in grades 5-8 7:15- 8:15 p.m., Tuesdays For children who have had some vocal or choral experience. Cost: $365 per year

VIVACE

For students in grades 3-6 6:15-7:05 p.m., Tuesdays For children who have had some vocal or choral experience.

THEORY AND COMPOSITION PRIVATE LESSONS

Students may enroll in private music theory lessons depending on their level (see Private Lessons, above)

THEORY CLASSES

Instructors: Dr. Ellen Harrison, Dr. Igor Plitsyn Music theory is essential to music students’ training. CCM Preparatory offers a comprehensive curriculum with three progressive levels for both children and adults. These classes include aural recognition, sight singing, written theory and access to CCM technology labs. Visit our theory website at ccm.uc.edu/prep/music/theory.html to download a music theory placement test.

PICCOLO CORO

Ages 7-13: 10 a.m. – IIB 11 a.m. – III Noon – IB 2 p.m. – IA

Cost: $320 per year

High school and adult: 1 p.m. – Level 1 2 p.m. – Level 2 3 p.m. – Level 3

Cost: $345 per year For students in grades 1-4 10 a.m, Saturdays, at UC Blue Ash Basic note reading and simple two-part music.

BLUE ASH SATELLITE CHOIR

Serving Blue Ash, Kenwood, Montgomery and surrounding areas 9-10 a.m., Saturdays Fall: October-December Winter: January - March Other CCC Satellite Choirs are offered in Mason, Batavia, Lebanon, Fairfield, Terrace Park, Bridgetown, Western Hills, Finneytown, Oxford and Wilmington, Ohio and Northern Kentucky. For more information, visit www.cincinnatichoir.org. Cost: $150 per 10-week session

Cost: $400 for 30 weeks; $250 for students taking private lessons at CCM Preparatory.

THEORY FOR ENSEMBLE MUSICIANS 4 p.m., Sundays (20-week course). Classes begin Sept. 28. Instructor: Carrie Magin

An understanding of theory is essential for instrumentalists. The class is an introductory theory class for students who have not taken music theory, need a refresher, or just know a little bit about music theory. Discounts do not apply. Cost: $120 for 20 weeks

COMPOSITION LESSONS

Students with an interest in composing original music can take private composition lessons and have an opportunity to perform their own works at recitals. Traditional and computer composition lessons are available. An understanding of music theory is essential. Cost: $66 per hour


SONGWRITING AND MODERN PIANO LESSONS For teens and adults Instructor: Steve Goers

Songwriting lessons combine theory, stylistic techniques, and critical analysis to help songwriters achieve the best results while developing their own musical voice. Modern piano lessons blend classical technique, jazz theory and improvisation, and rock/pop stylistic sensibilities to expand the possibilities. Cost: $75 per hour

CONDUCTING LESSONS

CCM Preparatory offers conducting lessons to aspiring high school and adult students who have an interest in conducting. Please check with the Music Registrar (see Private Lessons, above) for more information.

HONORS PROGRAM

The Honors Program is a three- or four-year program designed for high-achieving music students who are entering high school. Students must apply and audition to gain acceptance. For students who are accepted, the applied teacher recommends and oversees an appropriate course of study. Students in this program are expected to participate in a variety of experiences, including concert attendance, community service and secondary study. For more information, please visit ccm.uc.edu/prep/music/honors_program.html. Cost: Varies, based on the coursework designed for each student. There is an additional $150 administrative charge per year.

MUSIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

CCM Preparatory encourages its students to participate in the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program, the nationwide standard program for music students of all ages studying all instruments and voice. Students can apply for private applied study, music theory or both. The applied teacher will assist in preparation for testing and there is a class designed to prepare students for the music theory test. There are additional fees associated with this program. For additional information, please visit the Royal Conservatory program’s website at www. musicdevelopmentprogram.org.

MUSIC THERAPY

For individual students of all ages and abilities. Mimi Sinclair, Music Therapist Active learning experiences and music-based treatment for children and adults with physical, emotional, cognitive and social problems. Adapted musical instruction for special learners is offered, as well as summer programs for individuals of all ages. Music therapy services are provided by Mimi Sinclair, MM, MT-BC, a CCM graduate and Board-Certified Music Therapist with 20 years’ experience. Please contact the CCM Preparatory office for further information. Cost: $75 per hour

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THEATRE ARTS Fully accredited, the Theatre Arts division of CCM Preparatory offers classes and programs in voice, acting and dance that adhere to the highest standards for theatre education. We offer entrylevel, special-interest and auditioned classes for students of all ages. The Musical Theatre Intensive, Honors Acting, Jr. Musical Theatre and the Acting Certificate Programs are for the student who desires comprehensive training.

Dates: Fall — Sept. 27-Nov.15, Winter — Jan. 10March 14, 2015; Spring — March 21-May 16

Auditions for advanced classes and programs will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23. Please visit our website at ccm.uc.edu/prep/AuditionPage.html for complete audition information. Most one-hour theatre arts classes are $380 per year. Convenient payment plans are offered or tuition can be paid in full at the beginning of the year for an additional discount. Please visit our website at ccm.uc.edu/ prep for complete registration information, policies and forms.

Acting classes are available for all ages and cover basic acting skills, including improvisation, characterization, movement, voice, script analysis and scene study. The classes follow a sequential curriculum that builds a strong foundation for the future.

stARTS!

For 3-4 year olds 9 and 10 a.m., Saturdays Designed by our faculty especially for our youngest students, stARTS! offers three 8-week series that introduce children to music, dance and theatre through child-friendly experiences. The sessions are designed to increase children’s comfort level in the performing arts, become acquainted with the CCM village, and allow children to experience all the performing arts before entering any of our curriculum-driven programs. Each of the sessions has a different theme, so children can take all three sessions without repeating, and there is a discount for enrolling in all three. NOTE: This is the only option we offer for children younger than 4 years old. Young fours may be asked to take this class prior to entering one of the curriculum classes. Our staff will be happy to discuss this with you.

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Cost: $125 per eight-week session (no registration fee required). If taking all three sessions, the total cost is $350.

ACTING CLASSES

THE YOUNG ACTORS TOOLBOX For ages 4-6 10 a.m., Saturdays

The young actor explores acting through storytelling, theatre games, fairy tales and improvisation; the class will also include basic voice and movement exercises. This is a wonderful class to build a young actor’s self esteem. Cost: $190 per semester

ALL ABOUT ACTING For ages 7-9 10 a.m., Saturdays

A beginning acting class designed to allow young students to continue to explore their imaginations through voice, movement, and the elements of drama. Cost: $380 per year

ACTING I

Recommended for ages 10-13 9 a.m., Saturdays Acting I students begin with improvisation that leads to group scenes and monologue work with a


focus on body awareness and vocal technique. Cost: $380 per year

ACTING 2

Recommended for ages 10-13 (audition required) 9 a.m., Saturdays Acting II students deepen their skills while focusing on monologues, audition techniques, stage movement and beginning script analysis. For audition information, please see the CCM Preparatory Auditions Page, ccm.uc.edu/prep/ AuditionPage.html. Cost: $380 per year

ACTING 3

Recommended for ages 10-13 (audition required) 11 a.m., Saturdays In this advanced acting class, Acting I and II information is brought together into a cohesive understanding of the craft of acting. For audition information, please see the CCM Preparatory Auditions Page, ccm.uc.edu/prep/ AuditionPage.html. Cost: $380 per year

ACTING 4 (SCENE STUDY)

For ages 14 and up (Acting III prerequisite) 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturdays In this advanced acting class, students develop acting skills by working in scenes from contemporary and classical theatre. The focus is on learning to be a better actor by fulfilling the actor’s responsibility to other actors, the playwright and the audience. For audition information, please see the CCM Preparatory Auditions Page, ccm.uc.edu/prep/ AuditionPage.html. Cost: $550 per year

VOICE CLASSES

Classes emphasize healthy vocal production while singing classic and contemporary songs from American musical theatre.

SING, SING, SING For ages 7-9 9 a.m., Saturdays

Do you love to sing? This class focuses on musical theatre songs that are just right for this age group, while promoting a basic knowledge of proper and healthy vocal techniques. Cost: $380 per year

CAN’T STOP SINGING Recommended for ages 10-13 11 a.m., Saturdays

Learn great classic songs from the American musical theatre while improving and expanding vocal production in a healthy manner. Cost: $380 per year

CAN’T STOP SINGING FOR BOYS Recommended for ages 9-14 11 a.m., Saturdays.

For boys only! This class will pay particular attention to the changing male voice while students sing songs especially for male choruses. Cost: $380 per year

HONORS HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE PROGRAM Director: Elizabeth Harris

The Honors High School Theatre Program is an intensive one year pre-professional/pre-collegiate program designed to create well-rounded, curious and thoughtful theatre artists. Each of the following two classes incorporates historical and sociological contexts as well as performances and projects. This program offers an optional one-week Study Abroad course in London, England, and Paris, France, during winter break (additional cost). Successful completion of Acting Certificate or MTI programs (see next page) is a prerequisite for acceptance; other students may apply and audition. Detailed information on this new program is online at ccm. uc.edu/prep/theatre_arts.html.

HONORS: ADVANCED STYLES OF ACTING 9 a.m., Saturdays

Students will focus on the specific historical and sociological events that lead to and influenced the writings and production of theatre for the Classical Greek as well as the English and French Renaissance. Using this knowledge and the previously studied techniques of Stanislavsky, Meisner, Adler, Strasberg, and Chekhov students will read, analyze, prepare, and perform scenes from plays of each period using fully realized characterizations encompassing the physical, emotional, and psychological. Cost: $400


MUSICAL THEATRE INTENSIVE

For ages 14 and older (audition required) Saturdays, 9-10:30 a.m., acting; 10:30 a.m.-noon, vocal performance; noon-1:45 p.m., dance. Director: Lisa Ericksen

HONORS: MULTI-CULTURAL THEATRE For ages 14-18 11 a.m., Saturdays

This is an advanced course in which students will study the varied works and theatrical styles of differing cultures in the Americas and around the world. Through the reading and analyzing of scripts and other texts, students will be encouraged to recognize and analyze ethical issues and actions while examining the socio-political, economic and historical conditions from which diversity both emerges and converges. Using the multi-cultural theatrical styles and previously studied techniques students will perform scenes from works with origins in African, Asian and Native American culture. Cost: $400

HONORS: STUDY ABROAD-LONDON/ PARIS Dec. 27, 2014-Jan. 4, 2015

Cost: $4,050 (includes round-trip airfare, ground transportation, breakfast and dinner, accommodations, entrance fees, and theatre tickets.) Registration due Aug. 1 with a $300 nonrefundable deposit

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Cost: $1,400 year (does not include private lessons). For students enrolled in both the Music Theatre Intensive and upper level Ballet classes and Company, the cost is $2,400 for the year and covers both theater and ballet programs. Discounts do not apply.

INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL THEATER Instructor: Dennis Murphy For ages 12-18 1-2:30 p.m., Saturdays

A class especially designed for students fascinated by lighting, sound, scenery, props and costumes, this “traveling” class will be held at CCM, the Dunham Arts Center and other theatrical locales, and will feature skill building, hands-on activities in all the backstage areas. Cost: $400, plus $50 materials fee.

Students will embark on a 7-day journey to the exciting cities of London and Paris, where they will attend a diverse selection of lively theatrical productions, explore many sites including the Eiffel Tower, the Globe Theatre, and the Louvre, enjoy a backstage tour of the London National Theatre, and savor a multitude of culinary delights. This rewarding experience promises friendships and memories to last a lifetime.

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Students serious about musical theatre are encouraged to audition for the Musical Theatre Intensive program. This program encompasses voice, dance and acting components. Each session includes instruction in musical theatre dance, acting, vocal performance and seminar/rehearsal. Audition preparation is a major component, along with master classes and seminars led by working professional artists. Students are required to take private voice lessons. Auditions are Aug. 23; go to ccm.uc.edu/prep/AuditionPage.html to reserve a time.

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ACTING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Instructors: Robert Allen, Jonn Baca, Elizabeth Harris For ages 14 and older 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturdays (Cert I); 12:30-5 p.m., Saturdays (Cert II) Director: Bob Allen This two-year certificate program offers a 4½-hour core curriculum designed to hone the actor’s craft. Students will develop skills and processes essential for their work on stage, and take a variety of courses, including Shakespeare, characterization,


movement, vocal technique, improvisation, scene work, and Meisner Technique. Students in their second year perform both classical and contemporary scenes. Students are eligible to take one extra Theatre Arts Saturday class at no charge upon approval by the office. Auditions are Aug. 23; go to ccm.uc.edu/prep/AuditionPage.html to reserve a time. Cost: $1,400 per year. Discounts do not apply.

JUNIOR MUSICAL THEATRE INTENSIVE PROGRAM

For ages 9-14 Directed by Dee Anne Bryll and Becky Childs 12:30-2 p.m., Saturdays Designed for the serious young musical theatre student, this auditioned program is comprehensive and designed around expanding students’ acting, vocal and musical skills through rehearsals for the annual musical. Only students in this program will be cast in the musical. Students will also participate in the Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 16-18, 2015. Complete information

is available at ccm.uc.edu/prep/theatre_arts/ theatreprograms.html. Audition deadline is Aug. 8. There is a required parent meeting on Aug. 23. Audition information and more can be found online at ccm.uc.edu/prep/AuditionPage.html. Cost: $1,500 per year; includes a dance, acting and Jr. MTI class, registration for the Festival and the costume/show fee. Students will audition through getacceptd.com. Discounts do not apply.


DANCE The CCM Preparatory Dance program includes popular dance such as hip-hop and musical theatre dance along with a multi-level classical ballet program.

stARTS!

For 3-4 year olds 9 and 10 a.m., Saturdays Designed by our faculty especially for our youngest students, stARTS! offers three 8-week series that introduce children to music, dance and theatre through child-friendly experiences. The sessions are designed to increase children’s comfort level in the performing arts, become acquainted with the CCM village, and allow children to experience all the performing arts before entering any of our curriculum-driven programs. Each of the sessions has a different theme, so children can take all three sessions without repeating, and there is a discount for enrolling in all three. NOTE: This is the only option we offer for children younger than 4 years old. Young fours may be asked to take this class prior to entering one of the curriculum classes. Our staff will be happy to discuss this with you. Dates: Fall — Sept. 27-Nov.15, Winter — Jan. 10March 14, 2015; Spring — March 21-May 16 Cost: $125 per eight-week session (no registration fee required). If taking all three sessions, the total cost is $350.

MUSICAL THEATER DANCE

Musical theater dance introduces students to the steps, techniques and styles of dance commonly used in musical theater. Classes consist of a jazz or ballet warm-up, floor stretches, isolations and

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center combinations incorporating jazz, tap, ballet, folk, social, and lyrical dance steps. Classes focus on developing the “dancing actor” by working on characterization through movement and choreography. Students in beginning MTD do not need to audition. To audition, please go online to ccm.uc.edu/prep/AuditionPage.html. All students in Musical Theatre Dance are required to take a ballet class. Upper-level classes require approval by instructor or an audition. Students who take a musical theatre dance class and ballet class receive a $150 total credit. Please see the CCM Preparatory Dance page, ccm.uc.edu/prep/dance. html, for attire guidelines. Level 1 (beginning): 10 a.m., Saturdays Level 2 (requires approval by instructor or audition): 10 a.m., Saturdays Level 3 (requires approval by instructor or audition): 10 a.m., Saturdays Cost: $380 per year

TAP

Tap classes at CCM Preparatory provide students with a broad range of training, from traditional vaudeville and Broadway steps and styles to rhythm tap and improvisation. All classes learn routines that represent different eras and styles of tap. Technical goals for the classes include timing, rhythmical accuracy, dynamics, accent and style. Rehearsal and performance techniques and etiquette, showmanship and expression while performing are also emphasized. Students in beginning (Level 1) tap do not need to audition. Auditions for other classes are for placement only; students should attend the tap audition on Saturday, Aug. 23. Please see the Audition Page online at ccm.uc.edu/prep/AuditionPage.html for additional information. Students will be placed in the appropriate class; all classes begin on Sept. 6.


Tap shoes are required for all tap classes. Students may choose the style, but black color is preferred. Please review the Dance links at ccm.uc.edu/prep for attire information. Level 1 (beginning): 11 a.m. Saturdays, Two sections available, one for ages 7-10, one for ages 14 and older. Level 2 (audition required): 9 a.m., Saturdays, for ages 9 and up Level 3 (audition required): 9 a.m., Saturdays, for ages 9 and up

Since we welcome teens and even adults as beginning ballet students, we offer classes specially designed for their ages, as well as pre-level beginning ballet classes for the very young. In addition to classes, CCM Preparatory’s Youth Ballet Company offers several performance ensembles with their own schedule of rehearsals. Please visit the Dance and Ballet links at ccm. uc.edu/prep for more information, including required attire.

Advanced Rhythm Tap (audition required): 9 a.m. Saturdays, for ages 9 and up. Taught by Amy Dimmerling, this class for advanced tappers focuses on a style that emphasizes musicality, rhythmic exploration and creativity.

CLASSES BY LEVEL

Adult Intermediate (requires approval by instructor or audition): 10 a.m., Saturdays.

Level I/Beginning Ballet (age 7-10) — 10 a.m., Saturday

Cost: $380 per year for all levels

Level 2 — 5:15 p.m., Wednesday; 10 a.m., Saturday

The CCM Prep ballet program offers seven levels of ballet that build a well-rounded classical dancer through careful training and appropriate performance opportunities:

Level 3 — 5:15 p.m., Wednesday; 12:15 p.m., Saturday

HIP-HOP

For ages 12-adult 5:30 p.m., Mondays, beginning Aug. 25 Instructor: Steve Irwin Students explore the explosive physicality and percussive rhythms of today’s popular dance style. The class offers a great workout and channeling of energy while giving students confidence and a greater awareness of the body in motion, movement patterning and discipline. Please see the CCM Preparatory Dance website, ccm.uc.edu/ prep/dance, for required attire. Cost: $190 per 15-week semester

Level 4 — 5:15 p.m., Tuesday, Friday; 3 p.m., Saturday Level 5 — 5:15 p.m., Tuesday, Friday; 1:30 p.m., Saturday Level 6 — 5:15 p.m., Monday; 5:15 p.m., Tuesday; 5:30 p.m., Wednesday; 5:15 p.m., Thursday; 5:15 p.m., Friday; 1:30 p.m., Saturday Level 7 — 5:15 p.m., Monday; 5:15 p.m., Tuesday; 5:30 p.m., Wednesday; 5:15 p.m., Thursday; 1:30 p.m., Saturday Pre-Pointe/Pointe 1 — 6:45 p.m., Friday Pointe 1 — 6:45 p.m., Tuesday Pointe 2 — 6:45 p.m., Friday Pas de Deux — 7 p.m., Tuesday

BALLET

Distinctive and welcoming, the CCM Preparatory Ballet Program for all ages is proud to be housed within one of the few collegiate classical ballet programs in the United States and also the oldest college-affiliated dance program in the country. The philosophy of this program is that every student deserves careful and individualized training from qualified instructors. Classes are small and instructors are specially trained to teach for appropriate ages and skill levels. Students are placed in classes at levels 1-7 based on age, skill and potential. Please see the Audition Page online at ccm.uc.edu/prep/AuditionPage. html for additional information.

Costs: First class per week: 1-hour — $450/year 1.25-hour — $500/year 1.5 hour — $550/year 1.75 hour — $600/year Each additional class per week: $250/year Unlimited ballet (includes tap, musical theater dance and company): $1,700 per year (not discountable) Pointe and Pas de Deux classes, $450 Punch card (good only for adult students): $120 for 10 classes. (not discountable)


PRIMARY BALLET For ages 4-5 9 a.m., Saturdays

Students will be introduced to the dance class experience. Activities will include movement exploration, creative movement, moving in groups and working with props. Cost: $225 per semester

CONTINUING PRIMARY For ages 5-6 9 a.m., Saturdays

For students who are ready to begin a more structured ballet class and be introduced to basic ballet vocabulary. Cost: $450 per year

BEGINNING BALLET CLASS For ages 7-11 10 a.m., Saturdays

ADVANCED/ INTERMEDIATE TEEN/ ADULT BALLET

Students learn basic ballet vocabulary and the importance of the discipline involved in the learning of classical ballet and what they should expect of themselves as a student, including proper ballet etiquette in the classroom.

Cost: $550 per year

For ages 13+ 7 p.m., Thursday For students who have at least 3 years of previous ballet training.

Cost: $450 per year

BOYS BALLET CLASS AND COMPANY For ages 7-11 Noon, Saturdays

CCM YOUTH BALLET COMPANY

For students with little or no previous ballet training.

Choreographed by CCM Preparatory ballet faculty, the Youth Ballet Company performs two fully produced concerts each year, and also participates in other performances around the tristate including performances with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Youth Ballet Company auditions for those students at Level 4-7 will take place from noon-3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6. For more information on auditions and the CCM Youth Ballet Company, see the CCM Preparatory Audition Page online at ccm.uc.edu/prep/ AuditionPage.html or call 513-556-3214. The CCM Youth Ballet Company includes the following ensembles:

Cost: $450 per year

THE MINI COMPANY

A beginning ballet level class for boys who also want to perform in the Youth Ballet Company performances. Students will have the traditional ballet technique class and then learn choreography that they will perform. This class is taught by a male instructor. Cost: $550 per year

BEGINNING TEEN/ADULT BALLET For ages 13+ 11 a.m., Saturdays

INTERMEDIATE TEEN/ADULT BALLET For ages 13+ Noon p.m., Saturdays For students with an understanding of basic ballet vocabulary and movement. Cost: $550 per year

For students in levels 2-3 11:15 a.m., Saturdays

The Mini Company offers the same dance experiences as the Youth Ballet Company with a less rigorous rehearsal schedule. It is an ideal way for students to experience and develop their performance skills, critical to the education and life of a dancer. Cost: $150 per semester

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CHILD COMPANY

THE SENIOR COMPANY

Child Company is for boys and girls who have more ballet experience than those in Mini Company. It offers the same dance experiences as the Youth Ballet Company with a less rigorous rehearsal schedule. It is an ideal way for students to experience and develop their performance skills, critical to the education and life of a dancer.

Students rehearse one or two days per week for a total of three to four hours. Rehearsals: Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

For students in level 3- 4 11 a.m., Saturday

Cost: $150 per semester

THE JUNIOR COMPANY For students in levels 4-5 3 p.m., Saturdays

The Junior Company offers the same dance experiences as the Youth Ballet Company with a less rigorous rehearsal schedule. It is an ideal way for students to experience and develop their performance skills, critical to the education and life of a dancer. Students rehearse one or two days per week for a total of three to four hours. Cost: $250 per semester

For students in levels 5-7 7 p.m., Mondays and Thursdays; 3 p.m., Saturdays

Cost: $375 per semester


PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE EARLY CHILDHOOD (6 MONTHS-6 YEARS) PROGRAM

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Baldwin Music Group Keyboarding & Music Classes Continuing Primary Ballet Guitar for the Young Music For Little Mozarts Primary Ballet Sassmannshaus Tradition < stARTS! Suzuki Piano Suzuki String ¨ Young Actors Toolbox

3 16 5 3 16 4 2 3 3 10

Varies Saturday Varies Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Any/Saturday Any/Thursday Saturday

Varies 9 a.m. as scheduled 10 a.m. 9 a.m. 10 a.m. 9 & 10 a.m. as scheduled as scheduled 10 a.m.

Varies $225 $990 $450 + $25 $225/semester varies $125/$350* Varies Varies $380

PRIMARY (7-9 YEARS) PROGRAM

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All About Acting Baldwin Music Group Keyboarding & Music Classes ~ Beginning Ballet / Level I Boys Ballet & Company Child Company Guitar for the Young Keyboarding for Kids I Keyboarding for Kids II Mini Company Music Theory Music Therapy Private Lessons Sing, Sing, Sing Suzuki Piano Suzuki String ¨

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10 a.m.

$380

3 15, 16 16 17 5 3 3 16 7 8 2 11 3 3

Varies Saturday Saturday Saturday Varies Sunday Monday Saturday Saturday Varies Any Saturday Any/Saturday Any/Thursday

Varies 10 a.m. Noon 11 a.m. as scheduled 10 a.m. 11 a.m. 11:15 a.m. Varies as scheduled as scheduled 9 a.m. as scheduled as scheduled

Varies $450 $550 $150/semester $990 $450 $450 $150/semester $400 $75 per hour Varies $380 Varies Varies

MIDDLE SCHOOL (10-13 YEARS) PROGRAM

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Acting 1 10,11 Saturday Acting 2 11 Saturday Acting 3 11 Saturday Baldwin Music Group Keyboarding & Music Classes ~ 3 Varies Ballet Level II 17 Wed/Sat Ballet Level IV 17 Tues/Fri/Sat Ballet Level V 17 Tues/Fri/Sat Ballet Level VI 17 Mon-Sat Ballet Level VII 17 Mon-Th, Sat Beginning Tap 14, 15 Saturday Can’t Stop Singing! 11 Saturday Can’t Stop Singing! Boys 11 Saturday Chamber Music 4 Varies

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TIME

COST

9 a.m. 9 a.m. 11 a.m.

$380 $380 $380

Varies 5:15 p.m. 10 a.m. 5:15 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 5:15 p.m. 1:30 p.m.

Varies Varies per # of classes Varies per # of classes Varies per # of classes

M/W/TH/F 5:15 T 5:30 p.m. S 1:30 p.m. M/W/TH 5:15 T 5:30 p.m. S 1:30 p.m.

p.m. Varies per # of classes

p.m.

11 a.m. 11 a.m. 11 a.m. as scheduled

Varies per # of classes

$380 $380 $380 Varies


Cincinnati Junior Strings < 4 Sunday Hip Hop 15 Monday Honors Music 8 Any Introduction to Guitar Class 5 Saturday Intro. to Technical Theatre › 12 Saturday Jazz Explosion 6 Saturday Jr. Company 17 Saturday Jr. Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble 5 Sunday Jr. Musical Theatre 13 Saturday Music Theory 7 Saturday Music Therapy 8 Varies Musical Theatre Dance I 14 Saturday Musical Theatre Dance II 14 Saturday Musical Theatre Dance III 14 Saturday Pas De Deux 15 Tuesday Pointe I 15 Tuesday Pointe II 15 Friday Pre-Pointe 15 Friday Private Lessons 2 Any Rhythm Tap 14, 15 Saturday Sr. Company 17 Mon, Thurs, Sat Suzuki Piano 3 Any/Saturday Suzuki String ¨ 3 Any/Thursday Tap 2 14, 15 Saturday Tap 3 14, 15 Saturday Unlimited Ballet 15 Varies

2 p.m. 5:30 p.m. as scheduled TBD 1:30 p.m. 9 a.m. 3 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m. Varies as scheduled 10 a.m. 10 a.m. 10 a.m. 7 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. as scheduled 9 a.m. 6:45 p.m. 3:15 p.m. as scheduled as scheduled 9 a.m. 9 a.m. Varies

$300 $190/semester Varies* 120/8 weeks $400 + $50 $330 $250 $275 $1,500* $400 $75 per hour $380 $380 $380 Varies per # of classes Varies per # of classes Varies per # of classes Varies per # of classes

Varies $380 $375 Varies Varies $380 $380 $1,700*

HIGH SCHOOL (14-18 YEARS) PROGRAM

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Acting 4 11 Saturday Adult Ballet Punch Card 15 Varies Adult Voice 6 Tuesday Advanced Teen/Adult Ballet 16 Thurs Baldwin Music Group Keyboarding & Music Classes ~ 3 Varies Ballet Level II 15 Wed/Sat Ballet Level III 15 Wed/Sat Ballet Level IV 15 Tues/Fri/Sat Ballet Level V 15 Tues/Fri/Sat Ballet Level VI 15 Mon-Sat Ballet Level VII 15 Mon-Th, Sat Beginning Teen/Adult Ballet 16 Saturday Brass Choir 5 Wednesday Certificate Acting I 12, 13 Saturday Certificate Acting II 12, 13 Saturday Chamber Music 4 Varies Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble 5 Sunday High School Jazz Orchestra ^ 6 Tuesday High School Jazz Orchestra ° 6 Tuesday

TIME

COST

11 a.m. Varies 7 p.m. 7 p.m.

$550 $120/10 classes* $450 $550

Varies 5:15 p.m. 10 a.m. 5:15 p.m. 12:15 p.m. 5:15 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 5:15 p.m. 1:30 p.m. M/W/TH/F 5:15 p.m. T 5:30 p.m. S 1:30 p.m. M/W/TH 5:15 p.m. T 5:30 p.m. S 1:30 p.m. 11 a.m. 7 p.m. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 12:30-5 p.m. as scheduled 5:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m.

Varies Varies per # of classes Varies per # of classes Varies per # of classes Varies per # of classes Varies per # of classes Varies per # of classes

$450 $300 $1,400* $1,400* Varies $275 $350 $350 CONTINUED>


PROGRAMS AT A GLANCE Hip Hop 15 Monday Honors Acting: Adv Styles of Acting 11 Saturday Honors Acting: Multi-Cultural Theatre 12 Saturday Honors Music 8 Any Intermediate Teen/Adult Tap 14, 15 Saturday Intermediate Teen/Adult Ballet 16 Saturday Intro. to Technical Theatre › 12 Saturday Jazz Combo High School 5 Sunday Jr. Company 17 Saturday Music Theory 7 Saturday Music Therapy 8 Varies Musical Theatre Dance I 14 Saturday Musical Theatre Dance II 14 Saturday Musical Theatre Dance III 14 Saturday Musical Theatre Intensive 12 Saturday Pas De Deux 15 Tuesday Pointe I 15 Tuesday Pointe II 15 Friday Pre-Pointe 15 Friday Private Lessons 2 Any Rhythm Tap 14, 15 Saturday Sr. Company 17 Mon/Thurs/Sat Starling Preparatory String Project 4 Saturday Tap 2 14, 15 Saturday Tap 3 14, 15 Saturday Theory for Ensembles 7 Sunday Unlimited Ballet 15 Varies

5:30 p.m. 9 a.m. 11 a.m. as scheduled 10 a.m. Noon 1:30 p.m. as scheduled 3 p.m. Varies as scheduled 10 a.m. 10 a.m. 10 a.m. 9 a.m. p.m. 7 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. 6:45 p.m. as scheduled 9 a.m. 6:45 p.m. 3:15 p.m. 10 a.m. 9 a.m. 9 a.m. 4 p.m. Varies

-continued$190/semester $400 $400 Varies* $380 $550 $400 + $50 $400 $250 per semester $400 $75 per hour $380 $380 $380 $1,400* Varies per # of classes Varies per # of classes Varies per # of classes Varies per # of classes

Varies $380 $375 per semester $5,350 $380 $380 120/20 weeks* $1,700*

ADULT (18 YEARS AND OLDER) PROGRAM

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Adult Ballet Punch Card Adult Voice Advanced Teen/Adult Ballet Beginning Teen/Adult Ballet Beginning Adult Tap Chamber Music Cincinnati New Horizons Orchestra < Cincinnati New Horizons Orchestra Intermediate Teen/Adult Ballet Jazz Combos Adult Music Theory Music Therapy Private Lessons

15 6 16 16 14, 15 4 4 4 16 5 7 8 2

Varies Tuesday Thurs Saturday Saturday Varies Saturday Wednesday Saturday Sunday Saturday Varies Any

Varies 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 11 a.m. 11 a.m. as scheduled 10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Noon as scheduled Varies as scheduled as scheduled

$120/10 classes* $450 $800 $450 $380 varies 150/semester 150/semester $550 $400 $400 $75 per hour Varies

CLASS LOCATION

~ Hyde Park Bethlehem United Methodist Church ^ Walnut Hills High School ° Lakota West › Dunham Arts Center

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NEED TO KNOW The program information in this booklet applies to the 2014-2015 academic year. Classes, prices, and dates are subject to change. Our website contains complete information on our program operations and FAQ that you will find useful at ccm.uc.edu/ prep. Our student handbook, available online, provides comprehensive information pertinent to your studies. To stay on top of new and changing information, including weather cancellations, make sure the CCM Preparatory office has your current e-mail address.

WHO TO CONTACT

Assistant Dean and Director Amy Dennison 513-556-9466 or amy.dennison@uc.edu Assistant Director Elizabeth Boland 513-556-9467 or elizabeth.boland@uc.edu Office Manager Dennis Murphy 513-556-2595 or murphds@ucmail.uc.edu Music Registrar Peggy Grant 513-556-2637 or peggy.grant@uc.edu Theatre Arts Director Elizabeth Harris 513-556-2595 or harriseh@ucmail.uc.edu Dance Director Jonnie Lynn Jacobs-Percer 513-556-3214 or jacobsji@ucmail.uc.edu.

FACULTY MUSIC

* Suzuki § CCM faculty; 2nd tier or higher rates may apply + Master teachers; 2nd tier rates may apply

STRINGS

* Jiyong Atkinson (Suzuki Violin) + Harold Byers (Violin) +§ Catharine Carroll (Starling/Viola) + Nathaniel Chaitkin (Cello)

+* Joyce Chan (Suzuki Violin) Brandon Coleman (Guitar) Jeremy Collins (Guitar) Dominic DeStefano (Starling/Viola) Lydia Fetner Woodin (Starling/Violin) +§ Lee Fiser (Cello) Stephen Goist (Violin) +§ William Grubb (Starling/Cello) Matt Holt (Bass/jazz) +* Sarah Kim (Suzuki/Cello) + Tze Yean Lim (Violin) James Meade (Guitar) +§ Piotr Milewski (Starling/Violin) + Elizabeth Motter (Harp) Siryung Park (Starling/Violin) * Jennifer Picard +§ Alan Rafferty (Starling/Cello) +* Rose Reidmiller Gowda (Suzuki Violin/Viola) Christoph Sassmannshaus (Starling/Cello) +§ Rodney Stucky (Guitar) + Yabing Tan (Starling/Violin) * Christina Woodbury (Suzuki/violin/viola) +§ Phillip Willis (Guitar/jazz) +§ Won-Bin Yim (Starling/Violin)

WINDS/PERCUSSION/BRASS + Carol Aufmann (Bassoon) +§ Ron Aufmann (Clarinet) + Betty Douglas (Flute) + Rick Elliott (Percussion) + Diana Gipson (Clarinet) Nave Graham (Flute) Peggy Grant (Oboe/English horn) + Jennifer Grantham (Saxophone/Jazz) Brady Harrison (Percussion) + Paul Hillner (Trumpet) Jennifer King (Flute) Camden Ritchie (French Horn) Michael Ritchie (Tuba) + Heather Verbeck (Flute) Ryan Van Scoyk (Saxophone) Dave Zeng (Trumpet) Audrey Zinninger (Trombone)


THEORY/COMPOSITION +§ Steve Goers +§ Ellen Harrison Carrie Magin + Igor Plitsyn +§ Kazuaki Shiota

EARLY CHILDHOOD Connie Dow Adam Pelky Helen Raymond-Goers Mary Rekers

THEATRE ARTS

MUSIC THERAPY +Mimi Sinclair

PIANO

+§ Michael Chertock +§ Michelle Conda +* Takako Hayase Frautschi § Steve Goers (Modern) +§ Dan Karlsberg (Jazz) Mo-ah Kim (Piano, harpsichord) Christopher Koon (Piano, organ) Hitomi Koyama + Evelina Konaniah Rachel Kramer (Baldwin Music) + Jessica Madsen +* Brianna Matzke + Andrew Millar Edward Neeman Stephanie Neeman + Clinton Pratt + David Skvorak + Naoko Tanaka Andrew Villemez +* Nozomi Yamaguchi Lindsay Zierolf

VOICE

+ Mary Ann Powers Buyukisik +Becky Childs + Jill Dew + Lisa Ericksen + Trio Jeng + Michael Match Jillian McGreen + Christopher Neely William Reed + William Seale

ENSEMBLES

Rachel Bierkan (Cincinnati Jr. Strings) Bill Burns (Cincinnati Jazz Youth Orchestra) Jessica Cox (CJS) Jan Diehl (Jazz Explosion) § Eva Floyd (Cincinnati Children’s Choir) § Betty Anne Gottlieb (New Horizons Orchestra) Jennifer Grantham (Jazz Combo/Cincinnati Jazz Youth Orchestra)

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§ Ann Porter (Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble) § Paul Hillner (Brass Choir) Robyn Lana (Cincinnati Children’s Choir) Bernardo Lopez, (Jazz Explosion) Jason McKee (Cincinnati Children’s Choir) James Daughters (Cincinnati Jr. Youth Wind Ensemble) § Kurt Sassmannshaus (Starling Orchestra) Chelsea Sweatman (Cincinnati Children’s Choir) Sandra Bosher Thornton (Cincinnati Children’s Choir)

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Robert Allen Jon Baca Dee Anne Bryll Lauren Carr Becky Childs Ed Cohen Elaine Eckstein Lisa Ericksen § Kate Glasheen Helen Raymond Goers Elizabeth Harris Jeffrey Holmes Suann Pollock Karie-Lee Sutherland Missy Whitis

DANCE

§ Thomas Bell Ana Bird Julie Carroll-Keeney Amy Dimmerling Elaine Eckstein § Isabella Elefson § Steve Irwin § Jonnie Lynn Jacobs-Percer Judith Miller Melody Nordmoe § Trisha Sundbeck Karie-Lee Sutherland Mary Anne Schaeper § Karen Wissel

2014-15 CALENDAR AUDITION SCHEDULE

Aug. 23 – Musical Theatre Intensive (9 a.m. meeting) – Acting Certificate/ Honors Acting (9:30 a.m. meeting) – Acting 2, 3, 4 – Jr. Musical Theatre Intensive meeting (10:30 a.m.) – Tap, 9 a.m., locations TBA Aug. 26 – Brass Choir, 3-9 p.m., Walnut Hills High School – Ballet


Aug. 28 – Ballet Sept. 3 – Intermediate/Advanced ballet levels (5:15 p.m.) Sept. 4 – Ballet Sept. 5-7 – Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble; rehearsals begin Sept. 14 Sept. 6 – Youth Ballet Company Sept. 6-7 – Jr. Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble – Sept, 6-7; rehearsals begin Sept. 14 – Cincinnati Junior Strings; rehearsals begin Sept. 14

Dec. 13 – Jazz Combo concert 4 p.m., 3250 Mary Emery Hall Dec. 14 – Cincinnati Junior Strings, 3 p.m., Muntz Theater, UC Blue Ash Jan. 23 – Moveable Feast, CCM Jan. 28 – Jazz Explosion and Cincinnati Youth Jazz Orchestra, 7 p.m., Patricia Corbett Theater March 7 – Starling Showcase 5 p.m. Werner Recital Hall April 27 – Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble and Jr. Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble 7 p.m. Corbett Auditorium

Sept. 7 – Jazz Combo

April 29 – Brass Choir 8 p.m., Werner Recital Hall

Sept. 27 – Jazz Explosion

May 1 and 2 – Youth Ballet Company 7:30 p.m., Patricia Corbett Theater

Sept. 27-28 – Jazz Orchestra

IMPORTANT DATES

Sept. 6 – Open House/First day of classes / vendor fair Sept. 20 – Homecoming; no classes Nov. 11 – Veterans Day – no classes Nov. 27-29 – Closed - Thanksgiving weekend Dec. 13 – Last day of Saturday classes

May 3 – Preparatory Ballet Recital 2 p.m., Patricia Corbett Theater May 7-9 – Jr. Musical, 7 p.m. (7,8) and 3 p.m. (9), Studio Theater May 10 – Cincinnati Junior Strings, 3 p.m., Muntz Theater, UC Blue Ash May 16 – Achievement Festival/ Showcase/ Picnic, CCM

2015

May 17 – Jazz Extravaganza, 4 p.m., Patricia Corbett Theater Acting Certificate

Jan. 19 – Martin Luther King Day; Prep closed

Dates are subject to change; please see ccm. uc.edu/prep/calendar for updates.

Jan.10 – Master classes in theatre arts and dance / classes resume Jan. 24 – Master classes in theatre arts and dance Feb. 14 – No classes; make up day March 16-20 – UC Spring Break; no weekday classes April 5 – Easter May 2 – UC Graduation, no classes

POLICIES

Complete policies are found in the Student Handbook and on the website, ccm.uc.edu/prep

CANCELED CLASSES

PERFORMANCES

Oct. 4 – Starling Showcase, 5 p.m., Werner Recital Hall

For an optimal educational experience, we establish a maximum and minimum number of students for each class. Insufficient enrollment may result in class cancellation. Students who have enrolled in and paid for a canceled class will receive a full refund.

Oct. 26 – DiMario Student Recital, 3 p.m., Werner Recital Hall

WEATHER CLOSINGS

May 16 – Last day of classes

Nov. 2 – Starling Chamber Orchestra 7 p.m., Werner Recital Hall Dec. 8 – Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble and Jr. Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble, 7 p.m., Corbett Auditorium Dec. 10 – Brass Choir, 8 p.m., Werner Recital Hall Dec. 12-13 – Ballet Company 7:30 p.m., Patricia Corbett Theater

Any time the University of Cincinnati closes, the Preparatory Department will not hold classes. Cancellations will be noted on local radio and television stations, on the main UC Web site, and on the CCM Preparatory website as soon as possible. When closings are confirmed, we inform students and families by voice mail, our website, and local broadcast media. If necessary, we have set aside two Saturdays for Saturday group class make-up days. If there are a series of weather-


related closings, we will implement the following schedule for lessons: – One lesson missed because of UC canceling: there will be no makeup lesson – Two lessons missed because of UC canceling: one makeup by faculty member – Three lessons missed because of UC canceling; one credit lesson for student – Four lessons missed will be the same as one and repeat

ABSENCES

Each private-lesson student is allowed one absence per 15 weeks. The calendar has extra weeks and allows flexibility on the instructor and student’s part to reschedule when necessary and agreed upon. A 24-hour notice must be given for any cancellation. Our faculty may occasionally need to reschedule a lesson. If a teacher must cancel a lesson, that lesson will be made up. We expect music students to take all 30 lessons each year.

TUITION AND PAYMENT PAYMENT OPTIONS

Tuition payments are due at least in part at registration. We accept checks, cash, or credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express or Discover). Please consult the CCM Preparatory website, ccm. uc.edu/prep, for full information about tuition payment installment options.

ONLINE PAYMENTS

You may register and pay online through the CCM Preparatory web site, ccm.uc.edu/prep. Our online registration system, ASAP, allows you to quickly and easily access or create an account, register for your classes and pay using a credit card. There is no need to complete a paper registration form if you use this method. A registration form and signed waiver must be submitted by every student each year.

REFUND POLICY

Students who withdraw from a class in the first two weeks may receive a 50% tuition refund. A full refund may be given in case of illness or injury (documented by a written statement from a physician), minus the non-refundable registration fee. All refund requests must be made in writing and approved by the director.

REGISTRATION FEE

Every student must pay an annual, non-refundable registration fee of $30. Exceptions are noted on the Tuition Page, ccm.uc.edu/prep/tuition.

LATE FEE

A $20 late fee is applied to the student’s account one month after payment is due unless arrangements have been made with Assistant Director Elizabeth Boland at 513-556-9467. Students who have outstanding bills may not be eligible to participate in recitals and performances. Discounts will be removed if a payment is not received within 60 days of its due date.

UNPAID BILLS

Per UC policy, bills more than 120 days overdue are turned over to the university collections agency. To avoid this problem, please contact Assistant Director Elizabeth Boland at 513-556-9467 to arrange alternative payment options.

DISCOUNTS

CCM Preparatory offers discounts for the following students: – UC faculty and staff, their children and UC students receive a 10% tuition discount. – Clifton area hospital employees receive a 10% tuition discount for family members. Please show your hospital ID to receive this discount. – Families with more than one member studying at CCM Preparatory receive a 10% discount on the lower tuition bill(s). – Students receive a 20% discount on private lessons on the instrument they play in our ensembles (confirm with the office) – Students enrolled in a musical theatre dance class and a ballet class receive a $150 tuition credit. – Students enrolled in a junior musical theatre program receive a 10% discount on an additional theater or dance class. Students may claim this discount in addition to another discount for which they are eligible. – Families whose tuition exceeds $750 per year are eligible for a 1% tuition discount if their bill is paid in full at the beginning of the school year. Please note this discount on your registration form. This discount does not apply to registration fees or parking passes. Except where noted, students may claim only one type of discount. Some special fees are excluded (i.e. musical production fee, and accompanist fees). Specific eligibility requirements can be found online at ccm.uc.edu/prep/tuition, or you may phone Preparatory offices at 513-556-2595 for details. Your individual area of study may also have discount policies specific to its programs. Summer camps and workshops have their own discount policies. For any further questions, please contact CCM

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Preparatory Assistant Director Elizabeth Boland at elizabeth.boland@uc.edu. Bundled and Capped tuitions are not eligible for discounts.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID CCM Preparatory offers several scholarship programs. Links to information are available on the website, ccm.uc.edu/prep, and at our offices. Financial aid is available for students who cannot afford to pay full tuition. High school students approved for financial aid receive a work-study award and are required to assist in the Preparatory Department in exchange for tuition assistance.

TUITION/REGISTRATION FEES All prices are per 30-week year except where noted. Annual Registration Fee: $30 for every student except where noted. No discounts apply to registration fee.

Early Childhood stARTS! — $125 (8 weeks), $350 for all three 8-week sessions (not subject to registration fee)* * Discounts do not apply

MUSIC DIVISION

Sassmannshaus Tradition program Tier 1 30-minute lessons — $1,350/year 45-minute lessons — $1,650 Starling Program: $5,350/year Music classes Music Theory: $250 (with other CCM Prep lessons) $400 (without other CCM Prep lessons) Ensemble Theory — $120* Music For Little Mozarts — $450 + $25 materials fee Keyboard for Kids — $450 Guitar class — $120 (8 weeks) Adult Voice Class — $450 Ensembles Brass Choir — $300 Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble (CYWE) — $275 Cincinnati Jr. Youth Wind Ensemble (Jr. CYWE) — $275 Cincinnati Junior Strings — $300 The Jazz Explosion — $330 HS Jazz Orchestra — $350 Chamber Music — varies; please contact CCM Preparatory offices at 513-556-2595 for information HS Jazz Combo — Cost: $400; $320 for students studying privately at CCM Preparatory

Honors Program: $150 per year administrative fee; tuition depends on course of study.*

New Horizons Orchestra — $150 per semester

Private lessons Tier 1 $25 per 30-minute lesson, or $750/year $37 per 45-minute lesson, or $1,110/year $50 per 60-minute lesson, or $1,550/year

Classes

Tier 2 $33 per 30-minute lesson, or $990/year $49 per 45-minute lesson, or $1,470/year $66 per 60-minute lesson, or $1,980/year

Musical Theater Voice Classes — $380

Trial lesson: Same as one lesson plus a $5 handling fee; no registration fee necessary. No discounts eligible.

Advanced programs

Suzuki program: Includes full year of weekly lessons and group classes at the appropriate level Strings 30-minute lessons — $1,320 45-minute lessons — $1,785 Piano 30-minute lessons — $1,190 45-minute lessons — $1,670 60-minute lessons — $2,180

THEATRE ARTS DIVISION Young Actor’s Toolbox — $190 per semester Acting Classes — $380 Scene Study — $550 Introduction to Technical Theater — $400 plus $50 materials fee. Jr. Music Theatre — $1,500* Acting Certificate — $1,400* Musical Theatre Intensive — $1,400 per year (when taken with unlimited ballet, total of $2,400 per semester inclusive)* Honors Program HS Advanced Acting Styles — $400 Honors Program Multi-Cultural Theatre — $400


DANCE DIVISION

CCM Ballet Company

Classes

Child Company — $150 per semester

Musical Theater Dance Classes — $380

Mini Company — $150 per semester

Hip-Hop — $190 (per semester)

Junior Company — $250 per semester

Tap — $380

Youth Ballet Company — $375 per semester

Primary and Continuing Primary — $450

Adult punch card option — $120 for 10-class punch card*

Beginning Ballet (any age), Boy’s Ballet, and Level I*: One class per week — $450 Two classes per week — $700 Pointe/Partnering classes — $450 Ballet Levels II, III, IV, V, VI, VII*: One class per week: 1 hour class — $450 per year 1.25 hour class — $500 per year 1.5 hour class — $550 per year 1.75 hour class — $600 per year Each additional class +$250 per year Ballet cap — $1,700 per year*

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS Peter Landgren, Dean, College-Conservatory of Music Amy Dennison, Assistant Dean, Director, CCM Preparatory

MUSIC ADVISORY CABINET Mary Ann Powers Buyukisik, Voice Jennifer Grantham, Jazz Studies

Elizabeth Boland, Assistant Director

Jennifer King, Winds and Percussion

Dennis Murphy, Office Manager

Dr. Ellen Harrison, Theory and Composition

Dr. Peggy Grant, Music Registrar

Dr. Takako Hayase Frautschi, Suzuki

Elizabeth Harris, Director, Theatre Arts

Dr. Betty Anne Gottlieb, Ensembles

Dr. Jonnie Lynn Jacobs-Percer, Director, Dance

Mary Rekers, Early Childhood

Steve Shin, Development Intern

Rodney Stucky, Guitar Harold Byers, Strings Dr. Nozomi Yamaguchi, Piano

PHOTOGRAPHER CREDITS Anne Cho Albano

Gary Kessler

Elizabeth Boland

Robyn Lana

Mark Bowen

Doug Pouskas

Michelle Brandstetter

Dottie Stover

Buffy Hanna

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STUDENT INFORMATION


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