The Cleveland Institute of Music is the place to experience the energy of classical music! CIM is a leading international conservatory, with graduates who perform with the world’s most acclaimed musical organizations. Each year, CIM’s students, acclaimed guest artists and unsurpassed faculty (including 38 members of The Cleveland Orchestra) bring music to life with hundreds of concerts – most free of charge.
The Cleveland Institute of Music is one of just seven independent conservatories of music in the United States, one of three devoted exclusively to classical music performance. CIM students benefit from access to world-renowned visiting artists and conductors, intensive study with CIM’s stellar faculty and the rich curriculum offered by CIM’s partner Case Western Reserve University. CIM’s graduates command the most celebrated and revered stages in the world as soloists, chamber musicians and ensemble members; compose award-winning repertoire; and are sought-after teaching artists, administrators and thought leaders. More than half of the members of The Cleveland Orchestra are connected to CIM as members of the faculty, alumni or both.