Oberlin College and Conservatory

Events

April 16 - May 15, 2021

Friday, April 16

Theo Croker: Clinic and Q&A

Join Oberlin Jazz Society for another virtual discussion/Q&A with trumpeter and producer Theo Croker ’07 to learn about methods of composition, production...

12pm
Virtual Event
TGIF Co-Costed by Live From Studio B and South Asian Student Association

Live From Studio B will be spinning some tunes at this week's TGIF. South Asian Student Association will be hosting a raffle as well. Pre-register for our...

Yousef Bashir on the Israeli Occupation

Join J Street U on April 16th at 5:00pm in conversation with Yousef Bashir, author of Words of My Father and a Gaza native. There will be a short...

5pm
Virtual Event
Physics & Astronomy Honors Talks

Please join us this week and next week for a series of presentations by this year’s Physics & Astronomy honors students. Each student presentation will take...

5:20pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Senior Recital: Jasmine Tan, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Jasmine Tan, violin, assisted by James Howsmon, piano, streamed...

Virtual Senior Recital: Mayumi Naramura, organ

The Finney Chapel portion of this recital will be streamed. Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Mayumi...

Virtual Senior Recital: Tim Voet, drums

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Tim Voet, drums, assisted by Max Schlenk and Gabe Heinemann,...

Senior Recital: Sophie Shalit, TIMARA

A senior recital performed by Sophie Shalit, TIMARA live from the Oberlin Seeley G. Mudd Learning Center Patio off of Wilder Bowl. Program: Like A Circle...

Saturday, April 17

From Russian Studies with Love: The Future of the Field

We are delighted to invite you to the symposium From Russian Studies with Love: The Future of the Field, to be held on April 17. This event will gather...

9am
Virtual Event
World Voice Day logo

Presented by The Voice Center of The Cleveland Clinic and Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music With Claudio Milstein, PhD, CCC-SLP, Paul Bryson, MD,...

1pm
Virtual Event
Seeley G. Mudd Learning Center Patio

This performance has been postponed until Monday, April 19th at 2:30 pm due to weather. Please go here for updated concert information. ------- Watch the...

Virtual Senior Recital: Katia Waxman, clarinet

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Katia Waxman, clarinet, assisted by Margaret Jackson, electronics,...

Virtual Senior Recital: Marc-Antonio Padilla, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Marc-Antonio Padilla, piano, streamed live from Oberlin's Warner...

Virtual Family Visit - Winter Term: Immersive Educational Experiences

During the month of January, students pursue academic interests outside of regular course offerings by completing group or individual projects of their...

3pm
Virtual Event
Direct Action Strategy and Movement Building: A Conversation with Appalachians Against Pipelines

What goes into planning a direct action? What lessons have organizers learned from three years fighting the Mountain Valley Pipeline? How do frontline...

4pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Family Visit - Fellowships and Awards: What It Takes to Become a Competitive Applicant

Students at Oberlin, academically strong and active in service and leadership, are very competitive for a variety of national awards. Awards are available to...

4pm
Virtual Event
Concert:  OSteel

Enjoy Oberlin’s legendary steel drum band streamed live from Finney Chapel. They will have you dancing around your living room with their high energy...

5pm
Virtual Event
Oberlin Stage Left: Oberlin Conservatory Large Ensembles

Stage Left presents Oberlin Conservatory Large Ensembles led by Professors Timothy Weiss and Raphael Jiménez: Li Po Enrico Chapela (b. 1974) Divertimento,...

7pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Senior Recital: Clayton Luckadoo, clarinet

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Clayton Luckadoo, clarinet, assisted by Elena Loskova, piano,...

Virtual Senior Recital: Nicole Odreman, jazz voice

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Nicole Odreman, jazz voice, streamed live from Cat in the Cream...

Virtual Senior Recital: Peiwen Su, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Peiwen Su, violin, assisted by Leo Choi and Yucheng Xu, piano, and...

Concert:  OC Taiko

Join our students learning the art and history of Taiko drumming, a traditional art form from Japan that was brought to the Americas and influenced by jazz...

9pm
Virtual Event

Sunday, April 18

Virtual Family Visit - Torah Study and Discussion

Students, family, and community members are invited to join Rabbi Megan for a text study on Parashat Acharei Mot-Kedoshim. We will explore how the themes of...

1pm
Virtual Event
Oberlin Stage Left logo

Oberlin Stage Left Large Ensembles, led by Professors Timothy Weiss and Raphael Jiménez, present a concert of original music composed by students in the...

2pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Senior Recital: Gavin VanWinkle-Bright, double bass

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Gavin VanWinkle-Bright, double bass, assisted by Arthur Welsh,...

Art as a Springboard: An Introduction to the Allen Memorial Art Museum

In this one-hour session parents are invited to step into the shoes of their Oberlin student and experience firsthand what it is like to learn through...

3pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Senior Recital: Mercer Bristol, clarinet

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Mercer Bristol, clarinet, assisted by Yu Sakamoto, piano, streamed...

Virtual Recital: Oberlin College of Arts & Sciences Chamber Music

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual recital, performed by College of Arts & Sciences chamber music students, streamed live from...

Virtual Family Visit - Oberlin Parents' Social Hour

Join your fellow Oberlin parents in connecting through this virtual meet and greet. A brief program will kick off the evening, then get ready to mingle in...

Virtual Senior Recital: T. Colton Potter, oboe

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by T. Colton Potter, oboe, assisted by James Howsmon and Janet Wu,...

Learning the Spring Sky

Planetarium and Observatory Coordinator Dave Lengyel will host a Zoom session in which we will explore the stars and constellations of Spring in the northern...

8pm
Virtual Event

Monday, April 19

Interview Crash Course Workshop

Are you applying to jobs, fellowships, or summer internships? The Oberlin Speaking Center is hosting an Interview Crash Course workshop to help you prepare!...

12:15pm
Virtual Event
The Oberlin Chamber Singers with Jedidiah Rellihan '21, conductor

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A performance by the Oberlin Chamber Singers with Jedidiah Rellihan '21, conductor. Presented live at...

Wednesday, April 21

Virtual Family Visit - MRC Drop-in for Parents

Join Team MRC for an informal “drop in” to learn about campus diversity, programs, resources, and important initiatives. Professional and student staff will...

4:15pm
Virtual Event
Mia Mingus Lecture and Q&A on Transformative Justice

How do we respond to violence within our own communities without relying on criminal justice systems? During this lecture, Mia Mingus will offer a basic...

Virtual Family Visit - A Parent’s Guide to Career Development & Education

Wondering how Oberlin prepares your student to take advantage of their academic experience, find co-curricular experiences, and launch into a meaningful...

8pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, April 22

All in for Oberlin

24 hours. 1,000 donors. One day for your gift to unlock matches that will help make Oberlin accessible to everyone. It takes only one day – and the power...

Virtual Event
All in on Bailey

The Oberlin Department of Athletics and the Office of Annual Giving present a field day to celebrate All in for Oberlin! Join us for inflatable jousting,...

Mindful Meditation with El Anatsui's "Oga and the Masses"

The Mindful Meditation series begun in the museum galleries continues, virtually, on the fourth Thursday of the month, through May. In this session, clinical...

Artist Talk with Umar Rashid

Join over Zoom Please join the art department with for this artist talk by Umar Rashid. Umar will discuss their artistic journey and work ethic as well as...

5pm
Virtual Event
Professional Development Speaker Series: Valerie Coleman

Join us for a conversation with Valerie Coleman about her illustrious career as a flutist, composer, chamber musician, and educator. She is the founder,...

Executive Functioning Workshop

Join Paige and Saint to learn strategies for advocating for yourself when talking to adults, such as health professionals and professors. Register at...

The Transgressive Body Workshop

How do we as movement practitioners train and strengthen the mind and body to resist oppressive structures and systems? How might tools of self care,...

Virtual Family Visit - Study Away: Experiential and Immersive Educational Experiences

This session is designed for students and parents considering studying away in Spring 2022 and beyond. We’ll discuss how study away is integrated into...

7pm
Virtual Event
Oberlin Christian Fellowship Virtual Game Night

You're invited to Oberlin Christian Fellowship's game night on April 22nd at 7:30 EDT! We'll be playing classic games like Yahtzee and Uno. Come hang out...

7:30pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Senior Recital: Yeajin Park, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Yeajin Park, violin, assisted by Erika Aoki, violin, Corley...

Friday, April 23

Interview Crash Course: Mock Interviews

Are you applying to jobs, fellowships, or summer internships? The Oberlin Speaking Center is hosting an interview crash course to help you prepare! Mock...

9am
Virtual Event
Adam Meyer

How does the professional music world post-graduation really work? What experiences should I be trying to have, while I'm in school, to best prepare me for...

12pm
Virtual Event
Sociology Speaker: Alicia Smith-Tran, Assistant Professor T.C.U.

“Finally Something for Us: Narratives of Black Women Challenging Stereotypes and Creating Community with Physical Activity” Join over Zoom

12pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Senior Recital: Otto Kailing, jazz piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Otto Kailing, jazz piano, assisted by Gabe Heinemann, alto...

Virtual Senior Recital: Yuyu Ikeda, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Yuyu Ikeda, violin, assisted by Amber Scherer, piano, Simon...

Saturday, April 24

Small Jazz Ensembles Concert

A concert of small jazz ensembles by students from the Oberlin Jazz Studies Department performed live from the Clark Bandstand at Tappan Square.

Virtual ChamberFest!

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual performance of chamber music by Oberlin Conservatory students from the string and piano...

Virtual Senior Recital: Joe Nutt, bassoon

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Joe Nutt, bassoon, assisted by James Howsmon, piano, streamed live...

Virtual ChamberFest!

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual performance of chamber music by Oberlin Conservatory students from the string and piano...

Virtual Senior Recital: Emily Hancock, clarinet

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Emily Hancock, clarinet, assisted by Amber Scherer and Elena...

2021 Creative Writing Program Awards and Prizes Reading

Please join the live virtual reading event for the William Battrick Poetry Fellowship, the inaugural Stuart Friebert & Diane Vreuls Prize, the Emma Howell...

5pm
Virtual Event
Oberlin Stage Left: Oberlin Conservatory Large Ensembles

Stage Left presents Oberlin Conservatory Large Ensembles led by Professors Timothy Weiss and Raphael Jiménez: Caracas (World Premiere) Victor...

7pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Senior Recital: Jedidiah Rellihan, tenor

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Jedidiah Rellihan, tenor, assisted by Javier González, piano,...

Virtual Senior Recital: Matei Predescu, jazz piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Matei Predescu, jazz piano, assisted by Georgia Heers, voice, Will...

Virtual Senior Recital: Mathea Goh, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Mathea Goh, violin, assisted by Yu Sakamoto, piano, streamed live...

Virtual TIMARA Concert: computers (2015)

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual performance by Oberlin's TIMARA department streamed live from the Birenbaum Innovation and...

Sunday, April 25

Small Jazz Ensembles Concert

A concert of small jazz ensembles by students from the Oberlin Jazz Studies Department performed live from the Clark Bandstand at Tappan Square.

Virtual ChamberFest!

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual performance of chamber music by Oberlin Conservatory students from the string and piano...

Virtual Senior Recital: Alex Abreu, clarinet

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Alex Abreu, clarinet, assisted by Yu Sakamoto, piano, streamed...

Virtual Senior Recital: Jie Zhou, piano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Jie Zhou, piano, streamed live from Warner Concert...

Virtual Senior Recital: Katie Danforth, oboe & English horn

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Katie Danforth, oboe & English horn, assisted by Elena Loskova and...

Senior Recital: Claudia Hinsdale, TIMARA

A senior recital performed by Claudia Hinsdale, TIMARA, assisted by Phoebe Mapes-Frances, live from the Oberlin Seeley G. Mudd Learning Center Patio off of...

Tuesday, April 27

Our Voices, Ourselves: A Student Mental Health Roundtable in Honor of National Minority Health Month

People of color are 50 percent less likely to seek care for mental health concerns as compared to whites. And there are significant historical, structural,...

Virtual Guitar Ensemble Concert: Stephen Aron, director

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual recital featuring the Oberlin Guitar Ensemble, directed by Stephen Aron, streamed live from...

Virtual ChamberFest!

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual performance of chamber music by Oberlin Conservatory students from the string and piano...

Wednesday, April 28

Virtual Senior Recital: Anne Pinkterton, oboe

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital performed by Anne Pinkerton, oboe, streamed live from Warner Concert...

Thursday, April 29

Photo credit: Scott Shaw

The Oberlin College Undergraduate Research Symposium is a two-day annual conference showcasing the research of Oberlin College and Conservatory students....

10am
Virtual Event
Disco Déjeuner: Notes from the Dancefloor feat. Dr. madison moore

Join Disco Déjeuner for a lunchtime conversation with Dr. madison moore, Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies at Virginia...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Collegium Musicum Concert: Steven Plank, director

A program of music by Palestrina, John Sheppard, and Thomas Tallis, performed by the Oberlin Collegium Musicum with Steven Plank, director, live from the...

Oberlin Christian Fellowship Large Group with Guest Speaker President Ambar

You’re invited to Oberlin Christian Fellowship’s next large group gathering on April 29 at 7:30 EDT! Our guest speaker will be President Ambar, and she’ll be...

7:30pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Senior Recital: Natsumi Osborn, composition

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A virtual senior recital of original works composed by Natsumi Osborn streamed live from Warner Concert...

Friday, April 30

Photo credit: Scott Shaw

The Oberlin College Undergraduate Research Symposium is a two-day annual conference showcasing the research of Oberlin College and Conservatory students....

10am
Virtual Event
Oberlin Trombone Choir: John Gruber, conductor

A performance by the Oberlin Trombone Choir directed by John Gruber, live from the Clark Bandstand at Tappan Square. Program: TBA

Oberlin College Choir: Gregory Ristow '01, conductor

A performance by the Oberlin Chamber Singers with Gregory Ristow '01, conductor, live from the Oberlin Seeley G. Mudd Learning Center Patio off of Wilder...

Virtual Senior Recital: Esther Song, violin

A virtual senior recital performed by Esther Song, violin, assisted by Amber Scherer, Minsoo Kim, and Jasper de Boor, piano, streamed live from Kulas Recital...

Saturday, May 1

Virtual Master of Music Recital: Zuguang Xiao, fortepiano

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time A virtual Master of Music recital performed by Zuguang Xiao, fortepiano, streamed live from Kulas Recital...

Virtual Senior Recital: Craig Slagh, guitar

A virtual senior recital performed by Craig Slagh, guitar, streamed live from Kulas Recital Hall. Program: Elegy Johann Kaspar Mertz Violin...

Virtual Senior Recital: Max Alexander Cook, tenor

A virtual senior recital performed by Max Alexander Cook, tenor, assisted by Evan Hines, piano, and Jacqui Armbruster, viola, streamed live from Warner...

Oberlin Stage Left: Oberlin Conservatory Large Ensembles

Stage Left presents Oberlin Conservatory Large Ensembles led by Professors Timothy Weiss and Raphael Jiménez: Clockworks Mats Larsson Gothe (b.1965) Three...

7pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Senior Recital: Sabine Gross, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time A virtual senior recital performed by Sabine Gross, violin, assisted by Janet Wu, piano, and Jacqui...

Sunday, May 2

Kickball Tourney

Enter teams of six or more and play on the turf at Bailey Field. Pre-registration required.

The Oberlin Gospel Ensemble: La Tanya Hall, conductor

A performance by The Oberlin Gospel Ensemble, conducted by Oberlin's Associate Professor of Jazz Voice La Tanya Hall, live from the Clark Bandstand at Tappan...

Oberlin Chamber Singers: Gregory Ristow '01, conductor

A performance by the Oberlin Chamber Singers with Gregory Ristow '01, conductor, live from the Clark Bandstand at Tappan Square. Program: TBA

Thursday, May 6

Webinar: Caring for the Art of the Capitol

Barbara Wolanin (BA ’66 & MA ’69) will describe some of the murals, sculptures, paintings, and archives she cared for over the 30 years she was curator for...

Saturday, May 8

Oberlin Stage Left: Oberlin Conservatory Large Ensembles

Stage Left presents Oberlin Conservatory Large Ensembles led by Professors Timothy Weiss and Raphael Jiménez. Program TBA Saturday Stage Left Large...

Friday, May 14

Twilight Bowl

The Oberlin Theater Department is proud to present Twilight Bowl, directed by Professor of Theater Paul Moser. In this contemporary play written by Rebecca...

Saturday, May 15

Twilight Bowl

The Oberlin Theater Department is proud to present Twilight Bowl, directed by Professor of Theater Paul Moser. In this contemporary play written by Rebecca...

Oberlin Stage Left: Oberlin Conservatory Large Ensembles

Stage Left presents Oberlin Conservatory Large Ensembles led by Professors Timothy Weiss and Raphael Jiménez. Program TBA Saturday Stage Left Large...

April 16 - May 15, 2021