Oberlin College and Conservatory

Fridays at Finney: Oberlin Orchestra and Contemporary Music Ensemble

Friday, October 15, 2021 at 7:30pm

Finney Chapel
90 North Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Watch the webcast  – streamed live at concert time.

Oberlin's large ensembles return to the Finney Chapel stage with performances by the Oberlin Orchestra, conducted by Raphael Jiménez, and the Contemporary Music Ensemble, conducted by Timothy Weiss.


Dallas Arts District Fanfare (2016, rev. 2019)       Quinn Mason (b. 1996)
Graffiti * (Premiere/2021)       Carlos Simon (b. 1986)
    I. Tags, Throw-ups, and Fill-ins  
    II. Straight Letters
    III. Scribing
    IV. Masterpiece/WildStyle

* Graffiti was co-commissioned by Arizona State University Symphony Orchestra, Oberlin College and Conservatory, and the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music.


warp & weft (2019, rev. 2021)       Sarah Gibson  


            - Intermission -


A Simple Prayer * (2017)     Richard Danielpour (b. 1956, Oberlin Conservatory Class of 1978)

* A Simple Prayer by Richard Danielpour

Copyright © 2017 by Lean Kat Music (BMI).

All Rights Reserved. Sole Agent: Bill Holab Music


Onward  for full orchestra (2019)       Brian Raphael Nabors (b. 1991)


Gift (2019)        Zhou Tian (b. 1981)


Oberlin recommends attendance for vaccinated people. Everyone is required to wear a mask indoors at all times. Anyone with symptoms should refrain from attending campus events. Oberlin policies are subject to change based on evolving public health recommendations.




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Arts, Music, Performing Arts


Administrative, Concert Production, Conservatory of Music, Academic, Percussion




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