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Karin Harrell

Violinist Karin Harrell plays with several symphony orchestras throughout the country. These include the Columbus symphony, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Phoenix Symphony Orchestra, Akron symphony, and Canton symphony, among others. Besides her engagements in symphony orchestras she also enjoys performing in smaller ensembles, chamber concerts, jazz, live bands, country bands , and rock concerts. While growing up she won several prizes and competitions which resulted in solo performances with orchestras including the Columbus symphony and the Casals Festival orchestra among others. Ms Harrell was a participant at The Casals Music Festival, the Texas Music Festival, Kent/Blossom music festival, and National Repertory Orchestra. She graduated with both a Bachelors and Masters of music from The Cleveland Institute of Music. While there she studied with David Updegraff and William Preucil.

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CityMusic Cleveland is a professional chamber orchestra that performs free concerts throughout Northeast Ohio,often accompanied by exhibits of local artwork.

Since exploding onto the scene in 2004, CityMusic Cleveland has won cheering audiences with beautiful music, brilliantly performed in familiar neighborhood settings.
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Peak Performance

August 7, 2018

CityMusic Cleveland strives for more as it approaches its 15th season Story and photography by Michael C. Butz On a sweltering and stormy evening in mid-May, the Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus presented a special Saturday night service, of sorts. It was a program that typically takes place only four times a year at the […]



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With generous support from the Cleveland Foundation, CityMusic Cleveland has embarked on a mission to enhance our digital footprint to more fully engage with our local communities, especially younger audiences. Our social media consultant has documented the strategy so far as a resource for other non-profits who may struggle to find the resources to devote to digital media. (link to social media resource page)


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