The Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra is holding concertmaster auditions for the 2017/2018 concert season. General requirements include being able to lead as principal violinist, ability to interpret the Music Director’s ideas to the entire orchestra, and attend all rehearsals and performances. The role is a paid contract position within the orchestra. [Read more…]
The Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra, Victor Liva, music director, will hold auditions for all string sections and for winds & brass substitute players during the next month. Contact Personnell Manager Lisa Wilson at 440.289.0818 to schedule an appointment. [Read more…]
by Nicholas Jones
The opening concert of the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra season on Sunday, October 11 was an exuberant memorial to long-time Philharmonic music director William Slocum. Maestro Slocum, who conducted the orchestra for twenty-six years, passed away in the spring of 2015. [Read more…]
Special to ClevelandClassical
The Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra sadly notes the recent death of former Music Director and Director Emeritus, William B. Slocum.
Mr. Slocum touched the lives of countless orchestra musicians, students, and colleagues in the Greater Cleveland area and in Northeastern Ohio beginning in the 1960s when he was a member of The Cleveland Orchestra under George Szell and a professor at Kent State University. This was followed by a long career at Youngstown State University (1972-2015) and his position as Music Director of the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra (1981-2007). [Read more…]