Oberlin College and Conservatory

Events

December 1 - 30, 2022

Thursday, December 1

Opportunities in Pedagogy: Connecting Classroom and Community

In collaboration with the Lemle Center and the Bonner Center at Oberlin College & Conservatory, Oberlin faculty from a broad range of disciplines will...

Keith Allen showing a pop up book to children

Holiday pop up workshop with Keith Allen (Cleveland artist). 3:00 to 4:30, followed by a talk on making and publishing Pop Up Books. Limited to 15. There is...

Modern Music Guild presents eddy kwon: The Ceremony Is You

For New York based artist eddy kwon, sound and movement are ceremonies to explore transformation & transgression and to queer ancestral lineage. Come explore...

Keith Allen Pop-up Book Talk and Signing

The Art Library is hosting Keith Allen for a book talk & signing Thursday Dec. 1st, 2022 at 4:30pm in the Art Dept Seminar room, Venturi Art Building. Keith...

A building sits atop a mountainside overlooking a coastline, surrounded with trees, all in hues of gold, brown, and green.

In conjunction with the exhibition Inches Away, The Heavens Open, three Cleveland area musicians will perform with traditional Chinese instruments, including...

Stull Recital Hall interior

TIMARA students will share a collection of new works featuring electroacoustic compositions and/or live electronics.

Tango Milonga hosted by Timmy Tango and Yidi Wu

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A concert of small jazz ensembles by students in the Conservatory Jazz Studies...

Friday, December 2

Labor & Learning: Studio Art Faculty Exhibition 2022, Weekdays through December 3

This exhibition features recent research by Oberlin College Studio Art faculty including Michael Boyd Roman, Francis Wilson, Laura Truitt, R. Kauff, Charisse...

Library Tours

Tour the Science Library Friday Dec. 2 @ 12:30 Questions about the Science library? Wonder where you might sit and enjoy a view of North campus, or how to...

Photo of Valerie Tiberius

UPDATE: The location for this event has changed to King 306 (no longer King 341). Valerie Tiberius will present the 2022 Rhoden Lecture titled "What do You...

Oberlin College Swimming at Notre Dame College (Ohio) Tri-Meet

Oberlin College Swimming at Notre Dame College (Ohio) Tri-Meet Streaming Video: https://team1sports.com/notredamefalcons/ ...

Modern Music Guild presents eddy kwon: There is a pattern / slow

For New York based artist eddy kwon, sound and movement are ceremonies to explore transformation & transgression and to queer ancestral lineage. Come...

OCircus! presents: Wonderland

Save the Date! On Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 at 7pm in Hales Gym, follow Alice as she falls down the rabbit hole into a Wonderland of...

Observe the night sky

Public observing at the Oberlin College observatory. If it is cloudy, we will have a planetarium program.

Saturday, December 3

Oberlin College Track & Field at Ninth Annual CWRU Spartan Holiday Classic

Oberlin College Track & Field at Ninth Annual CWRU Spartan Holiday Classic Streaming Video: https://athletics.case.edu/sports/mtrack/live ...

Oberlin College Men's Basketball at Wabash College

Oberlin College Men's Basketball at Wabash College Streaming Video: https://sports.wabash.edu/sports/2021/10/28/wabash-college-video-network.aspx ...

Home Game

Oberlin College Women's Basketball vs Penn State Behrend Streaming Video: https://oberlinsportsnetwork.com/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=6668

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Enjoy a fun-filled festive town/gown evening, Walkin' in a Winter Oberlin. Activities include fire and ice sculpture, mascot ice sculptures, horse-drawn...

OCircus! presents: Wonderland

Save the Date! On Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 at 7pm in Hales Gym, follow Alice as she falls down the rabbit hole into a Wonderland of...

Sunday, December 4

exterior Finney Chapel

Named for Professor Peter Takács and the composer whose music has been a pivotal source of inspiration throughout his career, this annual competition...

Junior Recital: Evan Tiapula, bass-baritone

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A junior recital presented by Evan Tiapula, bass-baritone in collaboration with Tatiana Lokhina,...

Tango Milonga hosted by Timmy Tango and Yidi Wu

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A concert of small jazz ensembles by students in the Conservatory Jazz Studies...

Musikos Collective Sacred Heart Chamber Recital

The Musikos Collective is a student-founded musical collective aiming to present engaging collaborative performances throughout Oberlin Conservatory,...

Junior Recital: Jingjia Wang, violin

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A junior recital presented by Jingjia Wang, violin live from Kulas Recital Hall. Program: Eugene...

piano on stage in Birenbaum Innovation and Performance Space

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A senior recital presented by Kenneth Schafer, composition live from the Birenbaum. Program: Kenny...

Tango Milonga hosted by Timmy Tango and Yidi Wu

Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A concert of small jazz ensembles by students in the Conservatory Jazz Studies...

Monday, December 5

Colorful illustrations of books floating in white space

Come “check-out” circulation on Dec. 5. Need a laptop, phone charger, adapter, fan, film, CD? We circulate those and more. Learn about all the things, in...

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The Politics Department invites you to attend the lectures of the three job candidates for the tenure track position in international politics. Joshua...

Winter Term Individual Project Sponsor Info Sessions for FACULTY and STAFF

This fall, the Winter Term Office will host information sessions for faculty and staff who plan to sponsor individual projects during Winter Term 2023. These...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Guest Master Class: Lydia Artymiw, piano

A guest masterclass led by Lydia Artymiw, piano, of The Peter Takács Beethoven Prize in Piano jury in Stull Recital Hall.

Impossible Desire: Thinking with Renaissance Seduction Poetry

Come to the Friend of the Oberlin College Libraries book talk. Hear Wendy Beth Hyman, Professor of English & Comparative Literature and Chair of the Book...

Carved stone figure wearing a helmet, laying across a stone surface

Professor Zoë Kontes will present a lecture on the looting of marble sculptures which took place over 200 years ago (rescheduled from October 12, 2022): The...

Anti-Procrastination Station

Do you have presentations coming up? Feeling nervous? Speaking Associates will share tips on how to manage public speaking anxiety! Make sure to RSVP if...

Professional Development Speaker Series: The Verona Quartet on Chamber Music Careers

Join us for a conversation with the Verona Quartet, Oberlin’s Quartet-in-Residence, about careers in chamber music. This talk is open to all Oberlin...

Tuesday, December 6

Home Game

Oberlin College Women's Basketball vs Bluffton University Streaming Video: https://oberlinsportsnetwork.com/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=6669

Stull Recital Hall at Oberlin Conservatory

A performance of chamber music by Oberlin Conservatory students from the string piano, and woodwind & percussion departments live from David H. Stull Recital...

piano on stage in Birenbaum Innovation and Performance Space

An Oberlin Percussion Group concert directed by Ross Karre, live from Warner Concert Hall. Program: Fritz Hauser Zeichnung for Two Percussionists...

ChamberFest!

A performance of chamber music by Oberlin Conservatory students from the string piano, and woodwind & percussion departments live from Kulas Recital Hall. ...

Wednesday, December 7

Designing for Climate Justice

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns us that to avoid catastrophe, human societies have a little more than a decade to wholly transform the...

Photo of Kara Hooster

The Politics Department invites you to attend the lectures of the job candidates for the tenure track position in international politics. Kara Hooser, will...

Close up on the sign for Oberlin Science center with the building out of focus in the background

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry hosts guest speaker Emanuela Gionfriddo, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at The University of Toledo. Her topic...

Home Game

Oberlin College Men's Basketball vs Denison University Streaming Video: https://oberlinsportsnetwork.com/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=6643

Stull Recital Hall at Oberlin Conservatory

A performance of chamber music by Oberlin Conservatory students from the string piano, and woodwind & percussion departments live from David H. Stull Recital...

Concert: Piano Duo Fest

A performance of piano duo music by Conservatory students. ____ Conservatory visitors are asked to enter the complex through either Bibbins Hall’s east...

Home Game

Oberlin College Men's Basketball vs Denison University Streaming Video: https://oberlinsportsnetwork.com/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=6643

ChamberFest!

A performance of chamber music by Oberlin Conservatory students from the string piano, and woodwind & percussion departments live from Kulas Recital Hall. ...

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Oberlin's oldest sketch comedy group presents the War on Christmas, a comedy screening and variety show! Featuring all-new filmed sketches and stand-up...

Thursday, December 8

Library Tours

Tour Archives & Special Collections (Mudd Center) Thursday Dec. 8 @ 2:00 Questions about Archives & Special Collections? Wondered which houses Oberlin...

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Celebrate the coming end of the semester and take a break before the reading period begins. Meet up with Economics Dept students and professors at the 'Sco,...

Concert: Advanced String Quartet Seminar

A performance of chamber music by Oberlin Conservatory students live from Kulas Recital Hall. ____ Conservatory visitors are asked to enter the complex...

Wurtzel Theater

Sprung from debtor’s prison in seventeenth-century London, after a disastrous overseas espionage mission, poet Aphra Behn is desperate to get out of the spy...

Friday, December 9

Sustainable Infrastructure Project (SIP) Tour

This fall, work continues to help Oberlin College reach its ambitious goal of carbon neutrality by 2025. The campus energy infrastructure will be upgraded...

Sign in front of King Building, 10 North Professor Street

Come by to learn about practicing mindfulness with CSS staff. Mindfulness is a state of nonjudgmental awareness of what is happening in the present moment,...

Library Tours

Tour the Conservatory Library Thursday, Dec. 9 @ 12:30 Questions about the Conservatory library? Wondered where you might sit and listen to some Jazz, or how...

Oberlin College Track & Field at Tiffin University (Ohio) Andres Family Alumni Open

Oberlin College Track & Field at Tiffin University (Ohio) Andres Family Alumni Open https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=6704

Guest Lecture: Daniel Pesca, composer

A lecture presented by guest Daniel Pesca, composer live from Bibbins 237. --- Conservatory visitors are asked to enter the complex through either Bibbins...

Tango Milonga hosted by Timmy Tango and Yidi Wu

A joint-junior recital presented by Lance Denzel Gulley & Mariah Leontopoulou-Cochran, jazz voice live from the Cat in the Cream. Program TBA...

Senior Recital: Adeline Carter, oboe

A senior recital presented by Adeline Carter, oboe in collaboration with Elena Loskova, piano live from Kulas Recital Hall. Program: Ralph Vaughan...

Junior Recital: Kyra Lombard, piano

A junior recital presented by Kyra Lombard, piano live from Warner Concert Hall. Program: Franz Schubert Fantasy in C Major, D. 760, "Wanderer" Robert...

exterior Finney Chapel

The Sinfonietta, under the direction of Timothy Weiss. will take the stage in Finney Chapel to perform a wide range of compositions by contemporary and...

Wurtzel Theater

Sprung from debtor’s prison in seventeenth-century London, after a disastrous overseas espionage mission, poet Aphra Behn is desperate to get out of the spy...

Saturday, December 10

4 piles of wrapped gifts in different colors

Oberlin students, faculty and staff will present their artwork for sale at the annual Art Market. Stop by and browse for a unique holiday gift.

Oberlin College Track & Field at Tiffin University (Ohio) Andres Family Alumni Open

Oberlin College Track & Field at Tiffin University (Ohio) Andres Family Alumni Open https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=6705

Oberlin-Como Piano Master Class with William Grant Naboré

The 2022-23 Oberlin-Como piano program master class series continues in December 2022 with William Grant Naboré. Program & Performers TBA... About...

Home Game

Oberlin College Men's Basketball vs Hiram College Streaming Video: https://oberlinsportsnetwork.com/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=6644

Wurtzel Theater

Sprung from debtor’s prison in seventeenth-century London, after a disastrous overseas espionage mission, poet Aphra Behn is desperate to get out of the spy...

Junior Recital: Aaron Lieberman, cello

A junior recital presented by Aaron Lieberman, cello live from Kulas Recital Hall. Program: Johann Sebastian Bach Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor Aaron...

Stull Recital Hall at Oberlin Conservatory

A junior recital presented by Abigail Lopez, bassoon live from Stull Recital Hall. Program TBA... --- Conservatory visitors are asked to enter the...

Oberlin-Como Piano Master Class with William Grant Naboré

The 2022-23 Oberlin-Como piano program master class series continues in December 2022 with William Grant Naboré. Program & Performers TBA... About...

Arts & Sciences Chamber Collective Concert

A recital featuring Arts & Sciences chamber ensembles, live from Warner Concert Halll. Program TBA... --- Conservatory visitors are asked to enter...

Junior Recital: Alan Rendzak, baritone and Blake Harlson, tenor

A joint-junior recital presented by Alan Rendzak, baritone and Blake Harlson, tenor live from Kulas Recital Hall. Program TBA... --- Conservatory...

Warner Center

Directed by Arrie Solomon, Chilly Wallace and Tyler Reid. Photo credit: Kevin G. Reeves

Junior Recital: Sarah Ma, violin

A junior recital presented by Sarah Ma, violin live from Kulas Recital Hall. Program TBA... --- Conservatory visitors are asked to enter the complex...

Junior Recital: Shane Niland & Alexander Ayoub, trumpet

A joint-junior recital presented by Shane Niland and Alexander Ayoub, trumpet live from Warner Concert Hall. Program TBA... --- Conservatory...

exterior Finney Chapel

Under the direction of Chris Anderson, Oberlin Jazz Ensemble will perform in Finney Chapel. Program TBA...

Stull Recital Hall at Oberlin Conservatory

A senior recital presented by Michael Yang-Wierenga, piano live from Stull Recital Hall. Program TBA... --- Conservatory visitors are asked to enter...

Wurtzel Theater

Sprung from debtor’s prison in seventeenth-century London, after a disastrous overseas espionage mission, poet Aphra Behn is desperate to get out of the spy...

Sunday, December 11

Junior Recital: Blake Logan, cello

A junior recital presented by Blake Logan, cello live from Kulas Recital Hall. Program: Sergei Prokofiev Sonata for Solo Cello, Op. 134 Edvard Greig...

Tango Milonga hosted by Timmy Tango and Yidi Wu

A senior recital presented by Fred Meckler, jazz guitar live from the Cat in the Cream. Program TBA... --- Conservatory visitors are asked to enter...

Wurtzel Theater

Sprung from debtor’s prison in seventeenth-century London, after a disastrous overseas espionage mission, poet Aphra Behn is desperate to get out of the spy...

Oberlin Trombone Choir: John Gruber, director

A performance by the Oberlin Trombone Choir directed by John Gruber live from Warner Concert Hall. Program TBA... --- Conservatory visitors are...

Beethoven's Complete Violin Sonatas: Peter Takács, piano

Part of the Beethoven Violin Sonata Series, Peter Takács, piano collaborates with faculty & guest violinists, including Verona Quartet members Jonathan Ong...

Warner Center

Directed by Arrie Solomon, Chilly Wallace and Tyler Reid. Photo credit: Kevin G. Reeves

Junior Recital: Miles Reed, cello & Miriam Koby, violin

A joint-junior recital presented by Miles Reed, cello and Miriam Koby, cello live from Kulas Recital Hall. Program: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Violin...

Stull Recital Hall at Oberlin Conservatory

A junior recital presented by Xiaofei Liu, piano live from Stull Recital Hall. Program TBA... --- Conservatory visitors are asked to enter the...

Stull Recital Hall at Oberlin Conservatory

A junior recital presented by Xiaofei Liu, piano live from Stull Recitall Hall. Program TBA... --- Conservatory visitors are asked to enter the...

Monday, December 12

Winter Term Individual Project Sponsor Info Sessions for FACULTY and STAFF

This fall, the Winter Term Office will host information sessions for faculty and staff who plan to sponsor individual projects during Winter Term 2023. These...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Concert: Contemporary Music Ensemble

The Contemporary Music Ensemble, conducted by Tim Weiss, features Oberlin Conservatory musicians playing exciting new pieces by a wide range of contemporary...

Tuesday, December 13

Library Tours

Tour the Terrell Main Library Tuesday Dec. 13 @ 12:30 Questions about the Terrell library? Wonder where you might study with a group, or on which floor you...

a painting of a valley full of people working; some in military garb and formation, others stir large pots of food, others still herd animals.

This presentation will introduce a recently conserved ten-panel folding screen titled A Royal Outing in the current exhibition Inches Away, The Heavens Open....

Library Tours

Tour the Clarence Ward Art Library Tuesday Dec. 13 @ 4:45 Questions about the Art library? Wonder where you can sit and look down into the art museum or want...

Home Game

Oberlin College Men's Basketball vs Adrian College Streaming Video: https://oberlinsportsnetwork.com/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=6660

Art Walk poster featuring The Thinker and a museum entrance stylized in bright colors

Join the Studio Art Department for the annual Art Walk, an end-of-semester celebration that serves as a chance for students to showcase their work in exhibit...

Bassoon Christmas

The annual conservatory holiday tradition continues with the bassoon studio performing in the conservatory student lounge. --- Conservatory visitors are...

piano on stage in Birenbaum Innovation and Performance Space

An afternoon of opera scenes presented by the opera singers of the conservatory, live from The Birenbaum. Program TBA...

Wednesday, December 14

Opera Scenes II

An afternoon of opera scenes presented by the opera singers of the conservatory, live from Kulas Recital Hall. Program TBA... --- Conservatory...

Friday, December 16

Anti-Procrastination Station

Are you having trouble organizing your schedule? Or getting that midterm paper done? We can help! The Writing Associates Program, CLEAR, and the Executive...

Observe the night sky

Public observing at the Oberlin College observatory. If it is cloudy, we will have a planetarium program.

Friday, December 30

Home Game

Oberlin College Men's Basketball vs Penn State Altoona Streaming Video: https://oberlinsportsnetwork.com/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=6646

Oberlin College Women's Basketball at Juniata College

Oberlin College Women's Basketball at Juniata College Streaming Video: https://landmarknetwork.tv/juniata/ https://goyeo.com/calendar.aspx?id=6670

December 1 - 30, 2022