Oberlin-Como faculty member Dang Thai Son and his student.
Oberlin-Como faculty member Dang Thai Son works with former Oberlin-Como Fellow Aimi Kobayashi.
Photo credit: Dale Preston ’83

September 7 and 8, 2019

End of Life, End of Time

Join us for a weekend festival of performances, lectures, panel discussions, poetry readings, and gallery talks exploring themes related to death and late-career works by artists across the creative spectrum. End of Life, End of Time draws upon resources from all corners of campus.


September 2019–

Oberlin-Como Piano Academy

Oberlin Conservatory is the U.S. home of the Oberlin-Como Piano Academy, an exclusive partnership with Italy’s esteemed International Piano Academy Lake Como. Each year, the Oberlin-Como Academy welcomes master artist- teachers to campus for a series of residencies that include master classes and recitals with Oberlin-Como Fellows and Oberlin students. All events are free and open to the public.


February–March, 2020

Beethoven 2020

Oberlin Conservatory joins in the worldwide celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday with numerous free concerts by faculty and students.


September 2019–March 2020

Douglass Memorial Organ Dedication Series

Oberlin’s newly installed Spanish-style Baroque organ, named in honor of legendary Oberlin organ professor Fenner Douglass, will be dedicated with a series of free faculty and guest concerts, lectures, and a master class.


October 2019–March 2020

TIMARA 50th Anniversary Celebration

Four events showcase Oberlin’s groundbreaking program in electronic and computer music. All events are free and open to the public.


October 16, 2019

Zohn Collective and La Coperacha Puppet Co.

Presenting Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon’s scenic cantata Comala, for 12 musicians and eight puppeteers, and a new work titled Nocturnes by Daniel Pesca, performed in collaboration with La Coperacha Puppet Company. Supported by a National Endowment for the Arts ArtWorks Grant.

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November, 2019 and March, 2020

Guest Recitals