Oberlin College and Conservatory

Events

October 25 - November 23, 2021

Monday, October 25

Creative Writing Poetry Reading with Profs. Lynn Powell & Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers

Please join the Creative Writing Program for a poetry reading, followed by a conversation about teaching and mentorship, with CRWR Profs. Lynn Powell and...

Oberlin Community Music School Musical Beginnings Class (for ages 0-3)

A class for the young child and their caregiver. Come sing, listen and dance. This class will help your child build neural pathways that will prepare him/her...

Tuesday, October 26

Bibbins Hall

MusicPlay, a program for your child age 3-5, will introduce a variety of musical concepts through singing, moving, describing and creating. Important social...

Bibbins Hall

MusicPlay, a program for your child age 3-5, will introduce a variety of musical concepts through singing, moving, describing and creating. Important social...

Wednesday, October 27

Senior Launch: Grad School Drop-in Session

The graduate school planning, application, and selection process can be challenging, but the Career Development Center is here to help! Drop in to discuss...

Biology Seminar - Katherine LaTourrette ’18

Join Katherine LaTourrette ’18 PhD Student in Complex Biosystems from University of Nebraska for a talk titled, “From COVID-19 to Plant Viruses: How Virus...

Empath Cafe flyer for meeting August 4, 11, 18.

Experience the Gift of Empathy! Do you have a story to share? Do you want to receive and give empathy? Join us for a light snack (when COVID protocols...

Jay Fiskio.  Photo courtesy of Jennifer Manna.

Professor Jay Fiskio will discuss her new book Climate Change, Literature, and Environmental Justice, which focuses on practices of dissent, speculative...

Get Wilder Halloween

Featuring a mechanical pumpkin, cookie decorating, pumpkin decorating, trick-or-treating, a photobooth, cupcakes, Halloween-themed games, a haunted room, a...

Guest Master Class: Jean-Louis Haguenauer, piano

A piano guest master class with Jean-Louis Haguenauer, piano. Conservatory visitors are asked to enter the complex through either Bibbins Hall’s east...

Thursday, October 28

Senior Launch: Grad School Drop-in Session

The graduate school planning, application, and selection process can be challenging, but the Career Development Center is here to help! Drop in to discuss...

Close up of Jean-Louis Haguenauer

A guest recital by Jean-Louis Haguenauer, piano. Conservatory visitors are asked to enter the complex through either Bibbins Hall’s east entrance (off...

Friday, October 29

Oberlin Community Music School Musical Beginnings Class (for ages 0-3)

A class for the young child and their caregiver. Come sing, listen and dance. This class will help your child build neural pathways that will prepare...

Student percussionist performing with Contemporary Music Ensemble

This event, sponsored by the Oberlin Conservatory Admissions office and the Oberlin Percussion department, provides the opportunity for prospective students...

Rhoden Lecture: Irreplaceable Value

Gwen Bradford is the speaker for the Philosophy Department’s first Rhoden Lecture for 2021, titled ‘Irreplaceable Value’: Abstract: If the Mona Lisa, the...

Winter Term Spanish Immersion in Guadalajar, México

Advance a semester worth of Spanish classes and explore one of the most beautiful cities in México.

exterior Finney Chapel

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. The Oberlin Orchestra and Contemporary Music Ensemble will take the stage in Finney Chapel to perform...

Barrie stands with her hands on her hips, with her feet hips distance apart. She is wearing a geometric, textured crop top, with wide black pants, and red socks with black loafers. To the right of her reads, "The Cat in the Cream Presents: Barrie". Underneath it reads, "Friday, 10/29 8 PM, 180 W. Lorain Street, Hales Annex"

Join us on Friday, Oct. 29, for Barrie at the Cat! Opening for Barrie will be student performer, Sarah Krohn! Barrie Lindsay spent her 20s quietly making...

Friday Night Organ Pump

Come and celebrate Halloween during a Friday night concert at midnight in Finney Chapel! The program will feature students from the Oberlin Conservatory...

Saturday, October 30

Guest Master Class: William Porter ’68, organ

A guest master class with organist and former Oberlin faculty member William Porter ’68 at 10 am in Fairchild Chapel. The master class is part of the 40th...

NEXUS Chamber Music: Professional Development Presentation and Q&A

NEXUS Chamber Music players present an information session on the topics of post-graduation career development and using new media to promote an old art. ...

There are bats flying around or coming out of a haunted house, with a full moon in the background. The windows in the haunted house are glowing yellow, orange color. To the right of the house is a dead tree and on the left are tombstones, along with tree branches. There are ghosts of varying sizes. The words read, "The Cat in the Cream Presents: Halloween Open Mic Night" with a line break, "Saturday, October 30 | 7-9," and "Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse"

Come to the Cat for our first open mic of the school year! You can sing a song, read poetry, dance, play an instrument, or read your diary! Share your...

Faculty and Guest Recital: NEXUS Chamber Music and Robert Walters, English horn

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A live performance by guest artists from NEXUS Chamber Music with Oberlin's Professor of Oboe and...

Guest Recital: William Porter ’68, organ

A guest recital with organist and former Oberlin faculty member William Porter ’68 at 7:30 pm in Fairchild Chapel, featuring Teacher of Recorder and Baroque...

Junior Recital: Yishan Li, flute

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A Junior degree recital presented in Warner Concert Hall by Yishan Li, flute with collaboraters James...

Sunday, October 31

40th Anniversary of the Fairchild Organ: Alumni Recital

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. An Organ Alumni Recital at 2:30 pm in Fairchild Chapel. The performance is part of the 40th Anniversary...

40th Anniversary of the Fairchild Chapel Organ: Vespers Concert

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. An evening of Vespers in Fairchild Chapel featuring faculty and guest performers—organists Jonathan...

Junior Recital: Dylan Masariego, flute

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A junior degree recital performed by Dylan Masariego, flute, in collaboration with Jasper de Boor,...

OJS JAM Fall 2021

Oberlin Jazz Society presents it’s Jam Session series hosted by alumni Caleb Smith ’19. The session open to all musicians and aritsts in the college and...

Monday, November 1

Senior Launch: Refining Your Personal Statement

The personal statement is a key component of your graduate school application. This session will cover how you can refine your personal statement so that...

Oberlin Community Music School Musical Beginnings Class (for ages 0-3)

A class for the young child and their caregiver. Come sing, listen and dance. This class will help your child build neural pathways that will prepare him/her...

Tuesday, November 2

Bibbins Hall

MusicPlay, a program for your child age 3-5, will introduce a variety of musical concepts through singing, moving, describing and creating. Important social...

Bibbins Hall

MusicPlay, a program for your child age 3-5, will introduce a variety of musical concepts through singing, moving, describing and creating. Important social...

Wednesday, November 3

Empath Cafe flyer for meeting August 4, 11, 18.

Experience the Gift of Empathy! Do you have a story to share? Do you want to receive and give empathy? Join us for a light snack (when COVID protocols...

Chemistry & Biochemistry Seminar Series: Yutan D. Y. L. Getzler

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry hosts guest speaker Yutan D. Y. L. Getzler, Associate Professor & Chair of the Department of Chemistry at Kenyon...

Ben Bacon wearing a brown shirt looking into camera

Gestural Cartography: Designing New Notations - All Events Meet in The Birenbaum In a series of three workshops, participants will explore how framing...

Thursday, November 4

Frightening the Frightful:  Grotesque Visages from Ancient Cyprus

Professor Erin Averett will present a lecture on Cypriot masks, rescheduled from Spring, 2020: Images of grotesque faces and disembodied heads abound in the...

Oberlin Christian Fellowship Large Group

You’re invited to Oberlin Christian Fellowship’s large group! It’s a great opportunity to meet other members and Christians on campus. We’ll socialize, play...

Friday, November 5

Oberlin Community Music School Musical Beginnings Class (for ages 0-3)

A class for the young child and their caregiver. Come sing, listen and dance. This class will help your child build neural pathways that will prepare...

exterior Finney Chapel

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. The Oberlin Orchestra will perform under the direction of conductor Raphael Jiménez in Finney Chapel at...

Saturday, November 6

Junior Recital: Sophia Keil, flute

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A junior degree recital performed by Sophia Keil, flute, in collaboration with James Howsmon, piano, in...

Senior Recital: Arthur Welsh, jazz piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A senior recital performed by Arthur Welsh, jazz piano, live from Cat in the Cream...

Junior Recital: Steven Cozzuli, trumpet

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A junior degree recital performed by Steven Cozzuli, trumpet, in collaboration with William Rehwinkel,...

Sunday, November 7

exterior Finney Chapel

The final round of the 2021-22 Senior Concerto Competition will take place in Finney Chapel on Sunday, November 7, 2021! Conservatory students in their...

Frank Lloyd Wright Open House

ublic tours of the Weltzheimer/Johnson House resume this fall. Presentations on the architecture and history of the house begin on the hour at 12 p.m., 1...

OJS JAM Fall 2021

Oberlin Jazz Society presents it’s Jam Session series hosted by alumni Caleb Smith ’19. The session open to all musicians and aritsts in the college and...

Monday, November 8

Guest Master Class: Martin Garcia, bassoon

A guest master class by Martin Garcia, associate principal bassoonist of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Conservatory visitors are asked to enter the...

Oberlin Community Music School Musical Beginnings Class (for ages 0-3)

A class for the young child and their caregiver. Come sing, listen and dance. This class will help your child build neural pathways that will prepare him/her...

 Wonderwerk Cave: Archaeology At the Edge Of The Kalahari

The Oberlin/Wooster Chapter of the Archaeological Institure of America is hosting a Zoom lecture by Professor Michael Chazan, University of Toronto titled...

FIGs and XARTs Info Session

Interested in applying for the XARTS Fund, which supports multidisciplinary artistic projects during winter term? Or, a Flint Initiative Grant (FIGs), which...

Tuesday, November 9

Bibbins Hall

MusicPlay, a program for your child age 3-5, will introduce a variety of musical concepts through singing, moving, describing and creating. Important social...

Bibbins Hall

MusicPlay, a program for your child age 3-5, will introduce a variety of musical concepts through singing, moving, describing and creating. Important social...

Wednesday, November 10

Empath Cafe flyer for meeting August 4, 11, 18.

Experience the Gift of Empathy! Do you have a story to share? Do you want to receive and give empathy? Join us for a light snack (when COVID protocols...

Thursday, November 11

Senior Launch: Crafting a Compelling Cover Letter

Cover letters provide you with an opportunity to outline how your skills and experiences align with the employer’s needs as outlined in a position...

Friday, November 12

Oberlin Community Music School Musical Beginnings Class (for ages 0-3)

A class for the young child and their caregiver. Come sing, listen and dance. This class will help your child build neural pathways that will prepare...

Lab Crawl

The Oberlin College Lab Crawl is an annual open house that provides a fun and informal interaction with math and science on campus. The format of the Lab...

Ben Bacon wearing a brown shirt looking into camera

Gestural Cartography: Designing New Notations - All Events Meet in The Birenbaum In a series of three workshops participants will explore how framing...

Painting, the Archive, and Speculative Histories (there is opacity now at the bottom of the mirror): Artist Lecture with Alex Callender

Painting, the Archive, and Speculative Histories (there is opacity now at the bottom of the mirror): Artist Lecture with Alex...

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Virtual Event

Saturday, November 13

P. Gabrielle Foreman and Shirley Moody-Turner

Save the date! P. Gabrielle Foreman and Shirley Moody-Turner, codirectors of the Center for Black Digital Research/#DigBlk at Penn State University...

Monday, November 15

Oberlin Community Music School Musical Beginnings Class (for ages 0-3)

A class for the young child and their caregiver. Come sing, listen and dance. This class will help your child build neural pathways that will prepare him/her...

Tuesday, November 16

Maruki Toshi (Japanese, 1912–2000), "May Day Demonstration in Central Tokyo", 1960, pencil and color on paper. Gift of Carl Read Gerber (OC 1958) in memory of Alan Savage Carroll (OC 1958), 2020.15

Charlotte Eubanks gives a free Zoom webinar on an artist whose life spanned much of the tumultuous history of 20th-century Japan. Like Japan in the last...

Bibbins Hall

MusicPlay, a program for your child age 3-5, will introduce a variety of musical concepts through singing, moving, describing and creating. Important social...

Bibbins Hall

MusicPlay, a program for your child age 3-5, will introduce a variety of musical concepts through singing, moving, describing and creating. Important social...

Wednesday, November 17

Empath Cafe flyer for meeting August 4, 11, 18.

Experience the Gift of Empathy! Do you have a story to share? Do you want to receive and give empathy? Join us for a light snack (when COVID protocols...

Thursday, November 18

Ben Bacon wearing a brown shirt looking into camera

Gestural Cartography: Designing New Notations - All Events Meet in The Birenbaum In a series of three workshops participants will explore how framing...

Oberlin Christian Fellowship Prayer Night

You’re invited to Oberlin Christian Fellowship’s prayer night! We’ll be praying for and encouraging each other and praying for our campus. All are welcome!

Friday, November 19

Oberlin Community Music School Musical Beginnings Class (for ages 0-3)

A class for the young child and their caregiver. Come sing, listen and dance. This class will help your child build neural pathways that will prepare...

Monday, November 22

Oberlin Community Music School Musical Beginnings Class (for ages 0-3)

A class for the young child and their caregiver. Come sing, listen and dance. This class will help your child build neural pathways that will prepare him/her...

Tuesday, November 23

Bibbins Hall

MusicPlay, a program for your child age 3-5, will introduce a variety of musical concepts through singing, moving, describing and creating. Important social...

Bibbins Hall

MusicPlay, a program for your child age 3-5, will introduce a variety of musical concepts through singing, moving, describing and creating. Important social...

October 25 - November 23, 2021