New Cleveland Institute of Music Petition Calls for Firing of President, Provost & Conductor Carlos Kalmar

Numerous alumni, educators, and performers have submitted a petition to the Cleveland Institute of Music’s Board requesting the firing of President Paul Hogle, Provost Scott Harrison, and conductor Carlos Kalmar. “Their collective abuse of power has been rampant to the extreme detriment of current and recent students. After watching in horror for several years the mishandling and denial of students’ {…}

Carlos Kalmar Cleared from Sexual Harassment Case at Cleveland institute of Music

(Credit: Michael Jones) The Cleveland Institute of Music has cleared Carlos Kalmar of sexual harassment charges following an investigation. In a letter, CIM Dean, Dean Southern said, “Thank you for your patience as the Cleveland Institute of Music worked to conduct a thorough and fact-based investigation into Title IX allegations involving Carlos Kalmar. The investigation was led by Carole Rendon, {…}

Cleveland Institute of Music Releases Statement in Regards to Grant Park Music Festival

The Cleveland Institute of Music has released a statement regarding Grant Park Music Festival’s comments on Carlos Kalmar. Paul Hogle, President & CEO of the Cleveland Institute of Music said, “I cannot speak to the Grant Park Music Festival’s statement. But I want to emphasize that the investigation by an outside, independent party that we retained is ongoing. Our focus remains conducting {…}