Oberlin College and Conservatory

A Celebration of Black Artistry: Recital Hosted by Jeff Scott

Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 7:30pm

Virtual Event

A presentation of Oberlin Stage Left.

Associate Professor of Horn Jeff Scott hosts this pre-recorded concert featuring two of his own compositions and works by Ulysses Kay and Duke Ellington. Performers include faculty members Jeff Scott, horn, Drew Pattison, bassoon, James Howsmon, piano, Oberlin quartet-in-residence Verona Quartet, and the Oberlin Orchestra.


Strange Fruit (1939)         Abel Meeropol (arr. Scott and Dover)

        Jeff Scott, horn

        Mark Dover, clarinet and keyboard


Elegy for Innocence (2008)        Jeff Scott


Sonata for Bassoon and Piano (1941)         Ulysses Kay

        Drew Pattison ’10, bassoon

        James Howsmon, piano


Cotton Club Stomp (1929)         Duke Ellington (arr. Peter Myers)

        Verona Quartet

        Jonathan Ong, Dorothy Ro, violin

        Abigail Rojansky ’11, viola   Jonathan Dormand, cello


Sacred Women (2011)         Scott

    I. Isis

        Oberlin Chamber Orchestra

        Raphael Jiménez, conductor

        Daniel Jordan, flute I   Ben Smith, flute II/alto flute

        Jonathan Kronheimer, oboe I   Isa DiFiore, oboe II

        Amer Hasan ’20, clarinet I   Chris Nelson, clarinet II/bass clarinet

        Leah Cocco, bassoon I   Heather Hippchen, bassoon II

        Carlianne Simonelli, horn I   Marcus Andrews, assistant horn I   Esme Link, horn II


Event Type

Arts, Signature Programs, Black History Month, Music, Performing Arts


Academic, Administrative, Conducting and Ensembles, Keyboard Studies, Piano, Strings, Woodwinds Brass and Percussion, Conservatory of Music





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street corner view of Oberlin Conservatory with painted keyboard crosswalk

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Thea Boyd, Oberlin Conservatory Director of Artistic Programming & External Relations

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Alexa Still left a positive review 2/25/2021

terrific concert!