Oberlin College and Conservatory

Punch Brothers: Guest Master Class: Ear Training for Singers - Aoife O'Donovan

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Bibbins Hall (Conservatory of Music), 223
77 West College Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

A guest master class by Aoife O'Donovan: Ear Training for Singers. Open to ALL students!



A driving force in the contemporary folk and bluegrass scene, singer-songwriter Aoife O’Donovan is the lead singer of the band Crooked Still and a member of the female folk trio Sometymes Why.

A former student of contemporary improvisational music at the New England Conservatory of Music, O’Donovan has collaborated on tour and in studio with a wide range of musicians, including Punch Brothers, Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek, Edgar Meyer, Jim Lauderdale, Dave Douglas Quintet, and the Boston Pops Orchestra.

O’Donovan shared vocal duties with Punch Brothers’ Chris Thile on a pair of tracks on Yo-Yo Ma’s 2013 Grammy-winning recording The Goat Rodeo Sessions. Her first full-length album, Fossils, was released on Yep Roc Records in 2013.


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Master Class


Academic, Vocal Studies, Administrative, Conservatory of Music


Free - Open to the public

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