Violin 2022: Schedule

Competition Schedule: August 13-20

  • All rounds at Oberlin will be streamed live at oberlin.edu/cooper.
  • Dates and times are subject to change.

Saturday, August 13 | Participants arrive in Oberlin

Sunday, August 14 | Participants rehearse with pianists in Bibbins Hall studios
Noon Welcome and Lottery Ceremony, Kulas Recital Hall
One-hour rehearsals between 1-10 p.m.

Monday, August 15 | Participants rehearse with pianists on Warner Concert Hall stage
30-minute rehearsals between 9 a.m. and noon

Monday, August 15 | Round 1, Day 1
2:30-5 p.m. - Session 1
7:30-9:30 p.m. - Session 2

Violinists perform 30-minute programs in Warner Concert Hall. 

Tuesday, August 16 | Participants rehearse with pianists on Warner Concert Hall stage
30-minute rehearsals between 9 a.m. and noon

Tuesday, August 16 | Round 1, Day 2
2:30-5 p.m. - Session 1
7:30-9:30 p.m. - Session 2

Violinists perform 30-minute programs in Warner Concert Hall. 

Announcement of advancing violinists follows the evening session.

Wednesday, August 17 | Participants rehearse with pianists on Warner Concert Hall stage
30-minute rehearsals between 9 a.m. and noon

Wednesday, August 17 | Round 2
2:30-5 p.m. - Session 1
7:30-9:30 p.m. - Session 2

Six violinists perform 45-minute recital programs in Warner Concert Hall. 

Announcement of finalists follows the evening session.

Thursday, August 18
7:30 p.m.   Honors Recital

This evening concert in Warner Concert Hall features outstanding performances selected from the first three days of competition.  

7:30-10 p.m.   Three finalists rehearse with the Canton Symphony Orchestra and Gerhardt Zimmermann, Music Director at Umstattd Hall in Canton, Ohio.

Friday, August 19
1:30-4 p.m.   Three finalists rehearse with the Canton Symphony Orchestra and Gerhardt Zimmermann, Music Director at Warner Concert Hall.

7:30 p.m. Concerto Finals

Three violinists perform complete concertos with the Canton Symphony Orchestra and Gerhardt Zimmermann, Music Director.

The performance will be streamed live on oberlin.edu/cooper and the Violin Channel.

Saturday, August 20 | Participants depart Oberlin