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 that world?
Here is your opportunity to hear perspectives from Oberlin alumni who also are willing to share their tips and strategies.
Meet Peter Flint '92 (B.M. TIMARA and B.A. History) and Victoria Theodore '89 (B.M. Piano Performance and TIMARA and B. A. Music History)
Moderator: Max Addae
Meet on Zoom. Advance registration required.
OCID holders only. Capacity is limited.
Join in and meet alumni who are making their way, listen to their career stories, ask questions, and form connections.
Peter Flint is a composer and accordionist, writing and performing both as a soloist and with various ensembles, including the Bachtopus Accordion Ensemble and La Familia Reggae Son. His music has been performed in the U.S., Cuba, India, and South Korea by groups such as the Camarata Romeu in Havana, The Avian Orchestra, American Opera Projects, the Hudson Quartet, the Orchestra of the SEM Ensemble, Dinosaur Annex, Brandywine Baroque, and the Auros Group for New Music, among others.
Victoria Theodore is a pianist, keyboardist, accompanist, instructor, and vocal coach respected for her wide ranging musical versatility in classical, jazz, gospel, R&B, musical theater, and more. She became Beyoncè's keyboardist in 2016 and traveled the world for the Formation World Tour. She also played keys and sang background vocals for Stevie Wonder's touring band 2007-2014, and was the pianist on the 2013-14 revival of the Arsenio Hall Show. She has also shared the stage with artists and groups such as Earth, Wind & Fire, Gladys Knight, Tony Bennett, Sting, Prince, India.arie, John Mayer, and Esperanza Spalding.