Current Oberlin-Como Fellow Allesandro Deljavan of Italy
Former Oberlin-Como Piano Academy Fellow Alessandro Deljavan of Italy performs at Oberlin.
Photo credit: Yevhen Gulenko

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 recitals and master classes with Oberlin-Como fellows and Oberlin students. (Pictured is current Oberlin-Como fellow Alessandro Deljavan of Italy.) All events are free and open to the public.

September 22, 2018 to September 25, 2018

William Grant Naboré, Photo by Tanya Rosen-Jones ’97

William Grant Naboré, Oberlin-Como Director

William Grant Naboré, founder and artistic director of the International Piano Academy at Lake Como, kicks off the annual residency program featuring Oberlin-Como fellows and Oberlin students.
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October 16, 2018 to October 18, 2018

Dang Thai Son, Photo by Hirotoshi Sato

Dang Thai Son, Oberlin Faculty

This residency features internationally renowned pianist Dang Thai Son, regarded as a masterful interpreter of the works of Chopin and French repertoire—and the newest member of Oberlin's piano faculty.
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November 17, 2018 to November 20, 2018

Stanislav Ioudenitch, Photo by Courtesy of Oberlin Conservatory

Stanislav Ioudenitch, Oberlin Faculty

Pianist Stanislav Ioudenitch, hailed worldwide for his artistry and teaching, has collaborated with countless esteemed orchestras and musicians.
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February 10, 2019 to February 13, 2019

William Grant Naboré, Photo by Tanya Rosen-Jones ’97

William Grant Naboré, Oberlin-Como Director

William Grant Naboré, founder and artistic director of the International Piano Academy at Lake Como, has shaped some of the finest young artists of this generation.
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March 19, 2019 to March 22, 2019

Andreas Staier, Photo by Marco Borggreve

Andreas Staier, Guest Artist in Residence

One of the world’s most prominent harpsichord and fortepiano musicians, Andreas Staier performs as a soloist throughout Europe, the United States, and Japan.
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