Cleveland Institute of Music

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11021 East Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44106

Since its founding in 1920, CIM has offered a world class education to students from 3 to 93 and provided concerts for the community. Located in University Circle, Cleveland’s cultural hub, CIM is easily accessible to all music lovers. As a top-tier conservatory, CIM’s student body is international in its composition: 17% from other countries, 72% from other U.S. states, and 11% from Ohio. Nearly 3,500 talented students have completed programs from the bachelor’s to the doctoral level. Eighty percent of the Institute’s alumni perform with the world’s most acclaimed musical organizations, in major national and international orchestras and opera companies, as soloists and in chamber ensembles, and hold prominent teaching positions around the world. Twenty-six percent of CIM alumni choose to stay in Northeast Ohio to develop their careers. They fill the ranks of virtually all the professional music organizations in the area and serve as local teachers.

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