CCM alum

He's a Cincinnati native and one of the most acclaimed jazz musicians of this era. 

He's got a new CD (Open Book) and memoir (Good Things Happen Slowly: A Life In and Out of Jazz), and will be back in his hometown for the upcoming Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival on October 28. Fred Hersch joins our Ron Esposito to talk about his life, his health and his music.

Kevin McCollum is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music who has gone on to great success as a Broadway producer (Rent, Avenue Q, In the Heights, Something Rotten, Hand to God).

UC’s CCM alum Don Baragiano returns to Around Cincinnati to update our Chelsea VandeDrink on his travels, his time with the New Europa Troubadours, his current group Hejira, and his selection to compete in the upcoming Aaron Copland Foundation's American Composer series.

Anne Arenstein welcomes SCPA and CCM alum Darrell D. Miller, recently featured in Variety as one of the world’s leading entertainment attorneys. He was recently in Cincinnati to talk with students about his local education, practicing entertainment law in Hollywood, and some of his more notable clients, including fellow SCPA grad Rocky Carroll.

CCM alum Shoshana Bean's new album

Mar 29, 2013

After graduating from UC’s College Conservatory of Music, Shoshana Bean attained great success in New York, appearing in Godspell, Hairspray and Leader of the Pack before being cast in Wicked. After a year of understudying, she spent one year in the lead role of Elpheba. Realizing that could be the pinnacle of her Broadway career, she moved to California and is now writing and performing her own music, including her newly released CD O’Farrelll Street. Assistant Producer Kevin Reynolds remembers Shoshana onstage at CCM and talks with her about her career and this new album.

You may not recognize the name Randy Edelman, but you have absolutely heard his music. He’s had songs recorded by Barry Manilow, Kool and the Gang, Blood Sweat and Tears, and many others.