Oberlin College and Conservatory

Events

May 1 - 7, 2019

Monday, May 6

A Letter to Oberlin: A Senior Show by Nina Jordan

Nina Jordan’s final show at Oberlin will feature nine musicians in the college and a few alumni.

Tuesday, May 7

Anna Burch In Concert

Come listen to some wavy indie pop by the amazing Anna Burch. "Though the deceptively complex pop of Quit The Curse marks the debut of Burch, it’s anything...

Saturday, May 4

Artist Diploma Recital: Andrew Dotterer, oboe

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory artist diploma degree recital performed by Andrew Dotterer, oboe, assisted by James...

Thursday, May 2

Artist Diploma Recital: Aram Mun, flute

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory artist diploma degree recital performed by Aram Mun, flute, assisted by Allie Su,...

Artist Diploma Recital: Emilija Rožukaitė, piano

A conservatory artist diploma recital performed by Emilija Rožukaitė, piano. -- Program: Franz Schubert: Four Impromptus, D. 899 - Intermission...

Sunday, May 5

Artist Diploma Recital: Randall Chaves Camacho, percussion

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory artist diploma degree recital performed by Randall Chaves Camacho,...

Tuesday, May 7

Ballet III Showing

Join us for a free performance by students in Ballet III, taught by Visiting Instructor of Dance Bobby Wesner.

Wednesday, May 1

Benefit Concert Features Organist Pavel Kohout

International concert organist Pavel Kohout (Prague, Czech Republic) will be in Oberlin to perform a diverse program of works by Buxtehude, Pachelbel, Seger,...

Thursday, May 2

Bringing Your Identity to Work

Join us for a workshop on how to navigate issues of identity in the workplace. This event features Oberlin students who have successfully navigated these...

Friday, May 3

CET Academic Programs - Open Advising Session

This open advising/informational session is geared to all students interested in a semester- or yearlong immersive, Chinese language and culture...

Saturday, May 4

Collegium Musicum, Steven Plank, director

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A performance by Collegium Musicum directed by Professor Steven Plank. Program: Robert Parsons: Ave...

Friday, May 3

Collegium Musicum, Steven Plank, director

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A performance by Collegium Musicum directed by Professor Steven Plank. -- Program: Robert Parsons: Ave...

Saturday, May 4

Contemporary Music Ensemble: Timothy Weiss, conductor

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A performance by the Contemporary Music Ensemble conducted by Timothy Weiss. Program: Elizabeth...

Monday, May 6

Creative Writing  Graduating Senior Readings

Come listen to the Creative Writing Program graduating seniors read their work.

Thursday, May 2

Cross-Department Professor Beers

All are welcome to join the Departments of Russian, Sociology, and French and Italian during this week’s Professor Beers. As always, there will be free...

Monday, May 6

Economics Seminar Students Present "Snapshots" of Theses, Session II

Economics Honors Students present "Snapshots" of Theses, Session II. Come join us at this annual event! Joshua Ashkinaze: "Cold Turkey: How the Political...

Thursday, May 2

Economics Seminar Students present "Snapshots" of Theses Session I

Economics honors students present "Snapshots" of Theses Session I. Come join us at this annual event. Lynn Giam: "Insurance-linked Securities and the...

Empathy Café

The Yeworkwha Belachew Center for Dialogue invites you to come hang out! Join us for a session of Empathy Café, engage in conversations, and reflect on...

Wednesday, May 1

Empathy Café

Build your communication skills! Practice empathetic listening and ensembleship, engage in conversations, and reflect on difficult topics. Enjoy tea and...

Friday, May 3

Family Style Shabbos with Chabad

The Shabbos table at Chabad is a place that transcends the academic pressures, social structures, and political affiliations that tend to divide so...

Thursday, May 2

First Thursday: “Conflict Kitchen’’ with Jon Rubin and Dawn Weleski

Artists Jon Rubin and Dawn Weleski discuss their collaborative project, Conflict Kitchen, a fully functioning restaurant that operated in Pittsburgh from...

Friday, May 3

Folk Fest Presents: Amythyst Kiah with Sam & Riley and Friends

Oberlin Folk Fest 2019 is so excited to announce our last headliner: ??? Amythyst Kiah??? with Sam and Riley & Friends Rainspace will be in the Cat in the...

Saturday, May 4

Folk Fest Presents: Sam Amidon with Deer Scout and Daniella Hope

Oberlin Folk Fest 2019 is so excited to announce the first of THREE headliners: ? Sam Amidon ? with openers ?Deer Scout? and ?Daniella Hope? Sam Amidon...

Sunday, May 5

Junior Recital: Benjamin Oglesby-Davis, jazz guitar & Gervis Myles, jazz bass

A conservatory joint junior degree recital performed by Gervis Myles, jazz bass and Benjamin Oglesby-Davis, jazz guitar. Program: John Coltrane:...

Junior Recital: Daniel Finn, jazz bass & Camille Vogley-Howes, jazz violin

A conservatory joint junior degree recital performed by Daniel Finn, jazz bass, and Camille Vogley-Howes, jazz violin. Program: TBA

Junior Recital: Edward Manuel, harp

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory junior degree recital performed by Edward Manuel, harp, assisted by Mathea Goh, violin,...

Friday, May 3

Junior Recital: Rachel Gibson, percussion

A conservatory junior degree recital performed by Rachel Gibson, percussion. -- Program: Abby Aresty: Inkling (2019) Rachel Gibson, painter ...

Junior Recital: Rui Jin, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory junior degree recital performed by Rui Jin, piano. -- Program: Sergei Rachmaninoff:...

Thursday, May 2

Junior Recital: Sarah Hoffman, violin and Andrew Johnson, cello

A conservatory joint junior degree recital performed by Sarah Hoffman, violin and Andrew Johnson, cello. -- Program: Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark...

Sunday, May 5

Junior Recital: Sophie Shalit, TIMARA

A conservatory junior degree recital performed by Sophie Shalit, TIMARA. -- Program: Sophie Shalit: Slug (2018) Sophie Shalit, voice, fixed...

Thursday, May 2

Neuroscience Seminar

Neuroscience seminar features Dan Covey, assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Saturday, May 4

OUI Annual Banquet: Voices from the Borderlands with Reyna Grande

Obies for Undocumented Inclusion invites you to celebrate with us at our annual fundraising banquet for the Undocumented Student Scholarship Fund. Come for a...

Tuesday, May 7

Oberlin Chamber Orchestra: Raphael Jiménez, conductor; Raphael Boden, cello soloist

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A performance by the Oberlin Chamber Orchestra conducted by Raphael Jiménez, with 2018 Senior Concerto...

Sunday, May 5

Oberlin College Arts & Sciences Chamber Music Recital

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A performance of chamber music by students from the College of Arts & Sciences. Program: M.H. Boni:...

Wednesday, May 1

Oberlin College Baseball vs Denison University

Oberlin College Baseball vs Denison University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5066

Oberlin College Baseball vs Denison University

Oberlin College Baseball vs Denison University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5067

Saturday, May 4

Oberlin College Baseball vs Hiram College

Oberlin College Baseball vs Hiram College https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5069

Oberlin College Baseball vs Hiram College

Oberlin College Baseball vs Hiram College https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5068

Sunday, May 5

Oberlin College Baseball vs Hiram College

Oberlin College Baseball vs Hiram College Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5070

Oberlin College Baseball vs Hiram College

Oberlin College Baseball vs Hiram College Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5071

Thursday, May 2

Oberlin College Baseball vs Otterbein University

Oberlin College Baseball vs Otterbein University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/oberlin/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5363

Wednesday, May 1

Oberlin College Choir: Gregory Ristow '01, conductor

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A performance by the Oberlin College Choir conducted by Gregory Ristow '01. -- Program: Johannes...

Friday, May 3

Oberlin College Track & Field at NCAC Championships

Oberlin College Track & Field at NCAC Championships https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5112

Saturday, May 4

Oberlin College Track & Field at NCAC Championships

Oberlin College Track & Field at NCAC Championships Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/kenyon/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5113

Wednesday, May 1

Oberlin College Women's Lacrosse at Denison University - NCAC Semifinals

Oberlin College Women's Lacrosse at Denison University - NCAC Semifinals Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/denison/ ...

Thursday, May 2

Oberlin College Women's Lacrosse at Denison University - NCAC Semifinals

Oberlin College Women's Lacrosse at Denison University - NCAC Semifinals Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/denison/ ...

Saturday, May 4

Oberlin College Women's Lacrosse vs NCAC Championship

Oberlin College Women's Lacrosse vs NCAC Championship https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=5138

Sunday, May 5

Oberlin Community Music School Electronic Music Composition Class

Learn how to build and use microphones, portable recorders, keyboards, and audio-editing software.. Create cool sounds for any genre—pop, hip-hop, video...

Oberlin Dance Company: A Day in Africa, Dance Master Class

Join us for A Day in Africa, featuring a master dance class. Mito Camara from Guinea, West Africa will host the master class, and there will be live...

Oberlin Dance Company: Panel Discussion

Oberlin Dance Company presents a panel discussion on Tracing Our Roots, "A look into the Past, as we Move into the Future," featuring Djapo Cultural Arts...

Friday, May 3

Oberlin Dance Company: Tracing Our Roots

Oberlin Dance Company presents, Tracing Our Roots, "A look Into the Past as we Move Into the Future," featuring Djapo Cultural Arts Institute, a premier West...

Saturday, May 4

Oberlin Dance Company: Tracing Our Roots

Oberlin Dance Company presents, Tracing Our Roots, "A look Into the Past as we Move Into the Future," featuring Djapo Cultural Arts Institute, a premier West...

Oberlin Folk Fest Presents: Student and Community Acts!

Come enjoy an afternoon of folk music after the Big Parade. Performances will feature student and community musicians! Rainspace will bein the Cat in the...

Friday, May 3

Oberlin Folk Fest Presents: Sudan Archives with Bebé Machete

Oberlin Folk Fest 2019 is thrilled to announce the SECOND of three headliners! ?? Sudan Archives ?? with ?Bebé Machete? Violinist and vocalist Sudan...

Oberlin Jazz Ensemble

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A performance by Oberlin Jazz Ensemble. Program: Benny Goodman/Edgar Sampson: Don’t Be That Way (arr....

Sunday, May 5

Oberlin Musical Union and Oberlin College Arts & Sciences Orchestra

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A performance by the Oberlin Musical Union and the Oberlin College Arts & Sciences Orchestra, conducted...

Friday, May 3

Observe the Night Sky

Public observing available at the Oberlin College Observatory and Planetarium. If clear, we will observe the sky using our telescopes and binoculars. If...

Saturday, May 4

One Song, One City

Do you love music? Do you love community? One Song, One City is a music listening and discussion group open to all Oberlin community and college members....

Monday, May 6

Peer Support Center Hours

Students trained in peer support skills will be available to chat, help talk through a problem, or answer questions about other support resources on...

Wednesday, May 1

Peer Support Center Hours

Students trained in peer support skills will be available to chat, help talk through a problem, or answer questions about other support resources on...

Friday, May 3

Ramadan:  The Meaning, Ritual & Symbol

The annual observance of Ramadan is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. Ramadan is a religious holiday established in the 7th century when the Quran was first...

Retirement Party for Professor David Kelley

Please join us to celebrate David Kelley’s 38 years of teaching Chinese history at Oberlin.

Sunday, May 5

Senior Recital: Allison Hillier, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Allison Hillier, piano. -- Program: Johann...

Wednesday, May 1

Senior Recital: Ari Smith, jazz bass

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Ari Smith, jazz bass. -- Program: Ari Smith:...

Thursday, May 2

Senior Recital: Eli Heath, double bass

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Eli Heath, jazz double bass. -- Program: Eli Heath:...

Wednesday, May 1

Senior Recital: Grégory Langer, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Grégory Langer, violin, assisted by Janet Wu,...

Saturday, May 4

Senior Recital: Hannah Murray, double bass

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Hannah Murray, double bass. -- Program: Johann...

Senior Recital: Jae Yee Lee, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Jae Yee Lee, violin, assisted by Sakamoto Yu, Sungeun...

Sunday, May 5

Senior Recital: Jason Butler, viola

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Jason Butler, viola, assisted by Will Crock, violin,...

Senior Recital: Jenny Jingning Huang, piano

A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Jenny Jingning Huang, piano. -- Program: Felix Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses, Op. 54 Ludwig van...

Senior Recital: Kelsey Sham, harp

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Kelsey Sham, harp. -- Program: Sergiu Natra: תפילה...

Saturday, May 4

Senior Recital: Ken Lin, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Ken Lin, piano. -- Program: Ludwig van Beethoven:...

Senior Recital: Leslie Lang, TIMARA

A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Leslie Lang, TIMARA. -- Program TBA

Senior Recital: Leslie Lang, TIMARA

A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Leslie Lang, TIMARA. Program: TBA

Friday, May 3

Senior Recital: Magdalena Kuźma, soprano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Magdalena Kuźma, soprano, assisted by Javier Gonzalez,...

Sunday, May 5

Senior Recital: Max Flysch, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Max Flysch, piano. -- Program: Franz Joseph Haydn:...

Senior Recital: Phoebe Durand-McDonnell, harp

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Phoebe Durand-McDonnell, harp. -- Program: Sergiu...

Friday, May 3

Senior Recital: Remy Libbrecht, oboe

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Remy Libbrecht, oboe. -- Program: Eugène Bozza:...

Saturday, May 4

Senior Recital: Rush Garcia, trombone

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Rush Garcia, trombone. -- Program: Anthony...

Wednesday, May 1

Senior Recital: Shaoming Yang, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Shaoming Yang, piano. -- Program: Ludwig van...

Saturday, May 4

Senior Recital: Simon Nam, bass-baritone

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Simon Nam, bass-baritone, assisted by Evan Hines,...

Senior Recital: Thomas Chafe, viola

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Thomas Chafe, viola. -- Program: Johann Sebastian...

Sunday, May 5

Senior Recital: Trisha Doo, cello

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Trisha Doo, cello. -- Program: Johann Sebastian...

Senior Recital: Xinyuan Wang, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Xinyuan Wang, violin. -- Program: Sonata in A...

Saturday, May 4

Senior Recital: Yingjun Amy Chen, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Yingjun Amy Chen, piano. -- Program: Ludwig van...

Wednesday, May 1

Senior Recital: Yixuan Fafa Han, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Yixuan Fafa Han, piano. -- Program: Johann...

Sunday, May 5

Senior Recital: Yujun Cao, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Yujun Cao, piano. -- Program: Johann Sebastian...

Senior Recital: Zheyu (Crystal) Jiang, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Zheyu (Crystal) Jiang, piano. -- Program: Ludwig...

Saturday, May 4

Senior Recital: Zoe Heuser, bass

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A conservatory senior degree recital performed by Zoe Heuser, bass, assisted by Yu Sakamoto,...

Tuesday, May 7

Senior Recital: elie mcafee-hahn, TIMARA

A conservatory senior degree recital by elie mcafee-hahn, TIMARA. -- Program: elie mcafee-hahn: MY TAMARIAN SCRIPT 5.1 surround fixed media...

Saturday, May 4

Shabbos Song & Prayer

Join in some song and prayer in honor of Shabbos day. Join us at 11:30am for song prayer, followed by lunch at 1 p..m. The theme is "Living with the...

Sunday, May 5

Small Jazz Ensembles

A performance by student small jazz ensembles. -- Program: The Noah Sherman Ensemble Directed by Kip Reed Tahj Mason, sax Batian Pienaar, sax Eric...

Sunday Object Talk: Yoruba Torso Mask

This Sunday Object Talk at the Allen Memorial Art Museum features Audrey Libatique speaking on a 20th-century Yoruba Torso Mask. Designed for the casual...

Tuesday, May 7

The Intersections of Class and Race: Khiara Bridges

‘‘The Intersections of Class and Race: Imagining an Ethnography of the Reproductive Lives of Class-Privileged Women of Color,’’ is an academic talk by Khiara...

Friday, May 3

The Uncertain Transition: The Exit of Italy from World War I

Marco Mondini is assistant professor of the History of War at the University of Padua. His many publications include Il Capo. La Grande Guerra del generale...

The Uncertain Transition: The Exit of Italy from World War I

Guest speaker Marco Mondini from the University of Padua will be presenting a talk titled ‘‘The Uncertain Transition: The Exit of Italy from World War 1.’’

Monday, May 6

Trombone Choir Concert

A Trombone Choir concert directed by Lee Allen. Read more about Lee Allen.

Saturday, May 4

Vietnamese Student Association Annual Banquet 2019

Join the Vietnamese Student Association for our Annual Banquet! Come and play Vietnamese traditional games such as nhảy lò cò, ô ăn quan, and chơi...

Sunday, May 5

Weltzheimer/Johnson Open House

Please join us for the Weltzheimer/Johnson open house. Designed for the Weltzheimer family in 1948, the house is the first of Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian...

Monday, May 6

Your Career at Scale: Working as a Software Developer in Big Tech

Nif Ward '14, Oberlin College computer science major and software development engineer at Amazon, presents ‘‘Your Career at Scale: Working as a Software...

Wednesday, May 1

‘‘The Right to Memory’’ Documentary Film

The Right to Memory is an intimate portrayal of one of Russia's greatest public intellectuals, historian and human rights advocate, Arseny Roginsky. Born in...

May 1 - 7, 2019