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Participants


Dr. Bill Cosby


Photo by Erinn Chalene Cosby

One of America's most prolific comedians of all time, Bill Cosby has dazzled generations of fans with his comedy routines, also captured on his iconic albums and best-selling books such as Fatherhood and the groundbreaking The Cosby Show. His comedy transcends age, gender, and cultural barriers.
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Dr. Camille O. Cosby


Photo by Howard Bingham

Producer and educator Camille O. Cosby has brought to the American public projects that advance an appreciation of our rich and diverse cultures. Dr. Cosby co-produced with Judith Rutherford James the Broadway run of "Having Our Say," which resulted in three Tony nominations. Dr. Cosby and Ms. James went on to win the 1999 Peabody Award for the highly rated, made-for-television film of "Having Our Say" broadcast on CBS in April of that year. Dr. Cosby is continuing her collaboration with Ms. James in the development of a play based on the life of Pearl Bailey.
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Stevie Wonder

American singer, songwriter, musician, and producer Stevie Wonder is one of the most celebrated and prominent figures in popular music. To date he has amassed an astounding 49 Top 40 singles, 32 number one singles, and worldwide album sales totaling more than 100 million units.
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Avery Brooks '70


Photo by Joseph Moran

Avery Brooks has had a long and illustrious career on stage, film and television. While he is perhaps best known for his television roles as Benjamin Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and as Hawk on Spenser: For Hire and its spin-off A Man Called Hawk, theater-goers know him for his compelling portrayal of Paul Robeson on Broadway and in theaters across the country.
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Designing the Bertram and Judith Kohl Building: Panel Discussion Participants

The Bertram and Judith Kohl Building will serve as a pioneering model for sustainability and energy efficiency for music facilities of its type with stringent acoustical requirements. Join the discussion on the building's innovative engineering and design.

Panel Participants


The Bertram and Judith Kohl Building Celebration Jazz Concert Participants

To celebrate the grand opening of the Bertram and Judith Kohl Building, American icon Stevie Wonder, for whom jazz is a vital part of his musical soul, joins Oberlin’s distinguished Jazz Studies faculty, alumni, and students in a celebratory jazz concert.
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Information on the additional participants forthcoming.

Information on the Opening Celebration Events
Program, performers and locations are subject to change.

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