Oberlin College and Conservatory

A Celebration of Black Artistry: Faculty Recital hosted by Katherine Jolly

Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 7:30pm

Virtual Event

A presentation of Oberlin Stage Left.

Associate Professor of Voice Katherine Jolly hosts this pre-recorded concert of solo and chamber music repertoire. Faculty members Alexa Still, flute, Christa Rakich, organ, Drew Pattison, bassoon, James Howsmon, piano, and Peter SlowikKirsten Docter, recent alums Troy Stephenson ’20 and Marlea Simpson ’16, violas, present works by Valerie Coleman, Allison Loggins-Hull, William Grant Still, Edmond Dédé, and Maurice Arnold.


Danza de la Mariposa           Valerie Coleman

Homeland                                Allison Loggins-Hull

            Alexa Still, flute


A Canadian Boat Song            Maurice Arnold

            Peter Slowik, Kirsten Docter ’92, 

            Troy Stephenson ’20, Marlea Simpson ’16, viola


Rêverie Champêtre                   Edmond Dédé

            Alexa Still, flute

            Drew Pattison ’10, bassoon

            James Howsmon, piano


Elegy for Organ                         William Grant Still

            Christa Rakich ’75, organ


Summerland from Three Visions for Piano 

Quit Dat Fool’nish

            Alexa Still, flute

            James Howsmon, piano

Event Type

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


Academic, Keyboard Studies, Organ and Harpsichord, Strings, Woodwinds Brass and Percussion, Administrative, 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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