Convocation Series

An Evening with Randy Newman

Friday, September 27, 2013, 8 p.m.

Tickets: Free, ticket required*
Location: Finney Chapel (directions)

From his self-titled 1968 debut to his current work scoring Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University (the prequel to Monsters Inc., which he also scored), Randy Newman’s career spans the last 50 years of American popular culture. Winner of dozens of Grammys, Emmys, and Academy Awards, Newman was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013. The third volume in his critically acclaimed The Randy Newman Songbook series, featuring solo piano and vocals, is due out later this year.

*Oberlin College students, faculty, and staff & alumni: Distribution of OCID free tickets (2 per person) will begin at noon on Friday, September 13, 2013, from Central Ticket Service, Hall Auditorium. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni must show their Oberlin ID and pick up tickets in person.
General Public: Limited tickets available to the general public (non-OCID holders) prior to Monday, September 9, 2013. To receive tickets (2 per household) by mail, send a self-addressed stamped envelope along with your request to Central Ticket Service, 67 North Main St., Oberlin OH 44074. All mail-order ticket requests must be postmarked by September 13.

The Office of the President and the Finney Lecture Committee are sponsors of this Convocation.

Randy Newman