College-Conservatory of Music Alumni

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Welcome, CCM Alumni

Your CCM Alumni Network provides you with ways to reconnect with the college, faculty, and fellow grads, as well as the University of Cincinnati Alumni Association. As a part of the creative, artistically driven and internationally renowned CCM alumni base, you're an inspiring force making waves all over the world - and with over 14,500 alumni globally, we want to stay connected! Attending an alumni event, sharing your story, or connecting with current CCM students are just a few of the ways you can be involved.

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CCM Bassoon and Flute alums win orchestra positions at Minnesota...

February 12, 2024

UC College-Conservatory of Music celebrates the amazing successes of recent alumni, Jessica Findley Yang (MM Bassoon, ’16) and Hannah Peterson (BM Flute, ‘12), who both won principal positions with the Minnesota Opera Orchestra in the group’s most recent auditions. This GRAMMY-nominated, Pulitzer-Prize winning group is based in Minneapolis, and boasts an impressive playbill each season.


CCM Voice alum named one of Yamaha’s “40 Under 40”

February 9, 2024

Yamaha honors the work of music educators with the "40 Under 40" list, highlighting young teachers and pedagogues who bring innovation to their classrooms. UC College-Conservatory of Music alumna Paulina Villarreal (DMA Voice ’18, MM Voice ‘15) made the 2024 list for her work as an Assistant Professor of Voice at the University of Memphis. Her efforts to diversify the curriculum's repertoire brought important awareness to lesser-known composers from underrepresented backgrounds.


CCM alum Joélle Harvey featured in upcoming CSO performances

February 1, 2024

CCM alumna Joélle Harvey (BM Voice ‘07, MM Voice ‘09) will join the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the May Festival Chorus for three performances of Johannes Brahms' large-scale Ein Deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem) at Cincinnati Music Hall later this month. Presented as part of Louis Langrée's final season as music director of the CSO, this large-scale work was written for orchestra and chorus with soprano and baritone soloists, and the CSO's Feb. 9-11 performances will feature Harvey as the soprano soloist, along with baritone soloist Will Liverman in his debut with the CSO.

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Ellen Stedtefeld

Program Director, Alumni Engagement, College-Conservatory of Music & College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning