Friday, May 17, 2024

5:30pm | Cleveland Institute of Music

Join us for an evening celebrating the future of classical music and honoring people who play an important role in supporting that future. Proceeds will support CIM's mission to empower the world's most talented classical music students to fulfill their dreams and potential.

Charlie and Grosvie Cooley

Paul Yancich
Distinguished Alumni Award

Shawn Riley

Susan Silverberg Bewie

Kevin and Kristen Stein
Superlative Group
Turner Construction



FRANCK   Violin Sonata in A Major 
   IV. Allegretto poco mosso 
Minchae Kim, violin 
Do-Hyun Kim, piano   

SANCHEZ-GUTIERREZ   Winik Te' [man/wood] (2006) 
Kaden Smutz, marimba 

HATZIS   Quantum Transitions (2013) 
Shanie Klas, percussion 
James Leonard, percussion 
Charles Renneker, percussion 

PIAZZOLLA   Histoire du Tango (1986) 
   III. Nightclub 1960 
   IV. Concert d’aujourd’hui 
Michelle Bushkova, violin 
Nathaniel Hill, guitar 

Explore the digital program.

Ticket and Sponsor Packages

Find available options and reserve your tickets.

Benefit Ticket(s), $250/person

  • 1 ticket to the Luminaries Concert and Gala Dinner

VIP Supporter Ticket(s), $500/person

  • 1 ticket to the Luminaries Concert and Gala Dinner with VIP seating
  • Acknowledgment as a Concert supporter in the commemorative program

Luminaries Table Supporter, $3,500

  • 1 table and Concert VIP seats for up to 8 guests
  • Recognition as a Table sponsor at the Gala Dinner
  • Acknowledgment as a sponsor in event materials

There are additional sponsorship opportunities available. If you are interested in learning more about supporting the future of classical music, please reach out to Mark Litzler at 216.795.3168 or

If you are unable to join us for the event, but would like to be involved, please consider making a donation.

If you have any questions, please connect with the team at 216.795.3160 or