Conservatory of Music

From Bach to Broadway
credit: Alexandra Gardner,

FOCUS Festival Schedule of Events

Featuring acclaimed composer Christopher Theofanidis

Christopher Theofanidis will meet with students and faculty, and coach ensembles in preparation for the following public events.

Free and open to the public
No tickets or reservations are necessary.

All events are held in:
Gamble Auditorium
Kulas Musical Arts Building
96 Front Street, Berea

10/31/13 3:10pm

Convocation:  A Conversation with the Composer
moderated by Dr. Clint Needham



Focus Festival Student Chamber Music Concert 

The World Aflame

Megan Sullivan, violin
Katherine Haig, cello

Christopher Zanella, saxophone
Peter Diewertsz van Reesema, piano

    Partial Symmetries, Annemarie Kulbis, piano
    Eros, Helen Candea, piano
    Unstruck Sound, Peter Douglas, piano
    Visigoth, Jake Turski, piano
    Bard, Lauren Alger, piano

Raga 1
Rachel Hacker, flute
Hayden Forsythe, clarinet
Caroline Stephenson, violin
Christopher Brown, cello
Kevin Thompson, piano
James Kunsselman, percussion
Zach Albrecht, percussion

11/2/13 8:00pm

Focus Festival Large Ensemble Concert

Messages to Myself
BW Motet Choir
Dirk Garner, conductor

Marimba Concerto (Ohio Premiere)
     Josh Ryan, marimba
BW Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Dwight Oltman, conductor

Rainbow Body

BW Symphony Orchestra
Dwight Oltman, conductor

11/3/13 2:00pm

Focus Festival Faculty Chamber Concert

Summer Verses
Julian Ross, violin
Regina Mushabac, cello

Flow My Tears
Samuel Rotberg, violin

O Vis Aeternitatis
Julian Ross, violin
Samuel Rotberg, violin
Carol Ross, violin
Regina Mushabac, cello
Sungeun Kim, piano

All Dreams Begin with the Horizon
Robert Mayerovitch, piano

Visions and Miracles
Julian Ross, violin
Samuel Rotberg, violin
Carol Ross, violin
Regina Mushabac, cello

For more information about the 2013 FOCUS Festival, please contact the Conservatory Events Office at 440-826-8070, or email




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