- State: Ohio
- Private School
- School Website
- Music School Central Top 10 Colleges for Double Bass Performance for 2014 (#7)
Scott Dixon & Derek Zadinsky, bass faculty
- Tuition & Fees 2016-17: $48,656
- Room & Board 2016-17: $14,382
From bass faculty member Scott Dixon:
2018-19 tuition will be $40,000, with further reductions over the following few years (and there’s a fundraising campaign underway with the goal of making CIM tuition-free eventually).
- Total Enrollment: 431
- Acceptance Rate (from 2015): 50%
- Student – Faculty Ratio: 7:1
- 4 year graduation rate: 56%
- % of undergrads receiving Financial aid: 61%
- Average Financial Aid: $28,763
What Alumni Are Doing
- Karl Fenner (Colorado Symphony, 2012)
About The Bass Faculty
Scott Dixon joined the bass section of the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra in 2007. As a member of The Orchestra, Mr. Dixon performs with many of the world’s top musicians in concert venues across the globe. In addition to performing with The Orchestra and teaching, Mr. Dixon is active in chamber and solo music. He is committed to expanding the mainstream repertoire to include historical performance and contemporary music.
Derek Zadinsky joined the bass section of The Cleveland Orchestra in February 2012. He had served as a substitute in the section since the beginning of the 2011-12 season. Mr. Zadinsky previously served as principal bass with Symphony in C (formerly the Haddonfield Symphony) in Camden, New Jersey, 2008-11. He has also performed as a substitute musician with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and the New World Symphony, and as a soloist with the American Academy of Conducting at Aspen Orchestra and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. In 2011, Mr. Zadinsky won first place in the International Society of Bassists Orchestral Competition in San Francisco.
A native of Issaquah, Washington, Derek Zadinsky holds a bachelor of music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Edgar Meyer and with Harold Robinson, principal bass of the Philadelphia Orchestra. He also studied with Edgar Meyer at the Aspen Music Festival and School each summer 2007-09. Prior to his studies at Curtis, Mr. Zadinsky’s teacher was Jordan Anderson, principal bass of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Zadinsky has performed in many masterclasses, for artists including bassists Gary Karr and Paul Ellison, and Maximilian Dimoff (principal bass of The Cleveland Orchestra). In addition, Mr. Zadinsky has been coached in chamber music by Carter Brey, Pamela Frank, Gary Graffman, Ida Kavafian, and Joseph Silverstein, among others.
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