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Winter 2006


Oberlin Jazz Septet Winter Tour Includes Stops in Atlanta, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.
January 10, 2006—The Oberlin Jazz Septet (OJS), an ensemble representing the most outstanding student performers, arrangers, and composers from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College, embarks January 16 on a tour of seven cities in the eastern and southeastern U.S.

Oberlin Conservatory of Music Presents a Mozart Marathon to Honor Composer's 250th Birthday
January 17, 2006—Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born 250 years ago, on Jan. 27. To honor the occasion, faculty members and students from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music will engage in a marathon presentation of four concerts on that date, Friday, Jan. 27, beginning at 1:30 p.m. in Warner Concert Hall. All events are free and open to the public.

Oberlin College's Artist Recital Series Presents The King's Singers
January 17, 2006—The world renowned King’s Singers, who are famous for a blended and balanced sound in repertoire that ranges from English madrigals to Freddy Mercury, will perform at Oberlin College on Friday, Feb. 10, at 8 p.m. in Finney Chapel. The program for this concert includes English renaissance madrigals, songs by Francis Poulenc, sacred music from Estonia, and an adaptation of the timeless legend of Tristan and Isolde.

Students from The Oberlin Conservatory of Music to Perform at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Februrary 18
January 27, 2006—For the second consecutive year, students from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music will perform at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., under the auspices of its prestigious Conservatory Project Series. Classical singers, early music performers, a horn instrumentalist, a chamber trio, and the Oberlin Jazz Septet will take the stage of the Terrace Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 6 p.m. for an hour of free performances.

Apollo’s Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, Depicts Struggles of Nature in Vivaldi and Rameau Program at Oberlin, College Feb.9
January 31, 2006—Apollo’s Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, presents “Earth, Wind and Fire,” a novel program of baroque music depicting the struggles of nature—from earthquakes to fires to volcanic eruptions—at Oberlin College’s Finney Chapel on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m.

Oberlin College and Community to Hold Benefit for Lorain County Rape Crisis Center
January 31, 2006—This month Oberlin College and community will join over 1,090 colleges and communities worldwide in presenting V-Day 2006 benefit productions of The Vagina Monologues. The Oberlin production will be held February 10 and 11 to benefit the Lorain County Rape Crisis Center. Directing Eve Ensler's award winning production is Alexa Punnamkuhzil '08.

Soweto Gospel Choir to Perform at Oberlin College February 20
January 31, 2006—Oberlin College will celebrate Black History Month with a performance by The Soweto Gospel Choir Monday, February 20 at 8 p.m. in Finney Chapel, located on the corner of West Lorain and N. Professor Sts.

Oberlin Hosts AIDS Quilt Project February 26 - 28
January 31, 2006—To promote HIV/AIDS awareness, Oberlin College and the Oberlin Conservatory of Music will present "The Oberlin AIDS Quilt Project, " a three-day exhibition of the AIDS Quilt; a guest concert by world-renowned pianist Barbara Nissman; and a lecture by two HIV-AIDS specialist physicians February 26 through February 28 on the Oberlin campus. All events are free and open to the public.

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