Oberlin College and Conservatory

Documentary Screening: "Still Dreaming: Frances Walker at 93"

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 1:30pm

Apollo Theatre
19 East College Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

This is the world premiere screening of the documentary film
Still Dreaming: Frances Walker at 93.

Acclaimed pianist, educator, and Oberlin alumna from the class of 1945, Frances Walker is the first African American woman to become a tenured professor at Oberlin Conservatory, where she taught from 1976 until her retirement in 1991.

This 80-minute film is a 93rd birthday tribute to Walker, who was born in Washington, D.C. on March 6, 1924.

Prior to the screening, there will be a talk by the film's producer, interviewer, and editor, Charles Kaufmann. Kaufmann is an award-winning author and composer, as well as a choral director and a bassoonist.

This event is sponsored by the Oberlin Conservatory of Music Office of the Dean and the Office of the President.

Event Type

Films & Screenings

Departments

Administrative, Conservatory of Music

Cost

Free admission

Contact Person

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

Contact Phone Number

(440) 775-8034

Contact E-mail Address

tboyd@oberlin.edu

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