Artists

Professional Teaching Artists

The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning employs over 100 professional teaching artists. Our roster of artists is carefully selected, with artists/ensembles chosen on the basis of artistic excellence, the ability to effectively communicate with students, teachers, and other artists, and the overall needs of the communities and schools we serve.

  • Ali McClain

    Ali McClain has been writing and performing poetry for over 10 years.  She has a B.A. in English and a M.A. in English, language and literature. Her ...
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  • Andrea Belser McCormick

    Andrea Belser McCormick is a native of Cleveland, Ohio with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Theater Studies and Vocal Music from Wright State University. She began ...
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  • Art Sparks

    Art Sparks is an educational outreach program that reinforces core academic content through the art of dance. The mission of Art Sparks is to engage ...
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  • Augusto Bordelois

    About the artist: Augusto Bordelois graduated from the University of Havana in Cuba, having majored in English Language and Literature. He has studied ...
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  • Baba Jubal Harris

    About the artist: Teaching, studying and performing for over 30 years, Baba Jubal began his music training at the age of 14 when a local musician taught ...
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  • Blue Streak Ensemble

    “The Blue Streak Ensemble and composer Margaret Brouwer are excited to have the opportunity to inspire young students with the beauty and fascination of ...
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  • BOB FRANK

    “I enjoy conveying my love of music and performing.”                                                              … […]
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  • Chris Young

    Chris Young is an educator, artist and business owner. As an artist she expresses herself through acrylic paint, mixed media, 2D & 3D works that are ...
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  • Cleveland Classical Guitar Society

    The CCGS is committed to presenting thrilling and diverse concert experiences in Cleveland. The International Series has already established itself as one ...
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  • Dancing Wheels

    “If dance is an expression of the human spirit, then it is best expressed by people of all abilities. That is the fundamental belief behind the Dancing ...
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  • Emma Parker: Resident Teaching Artist

    “Through the arts, particularly dance; the human spirit soars to the pinnacle of humanity, regardless of physical, mental or social limitations. As ...
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  • Found Sounds

    About the artist: Found Sounds is led by percussionist Matt Dudack, who has been performing music for steelpan for over 15 years as artistic director of ...
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