Two women in a play.
The ladies of "Little Women" give a rousing performance in last year's Oberlin Summer Theater Festival. This year, OSTF's program will include an underground cabaret, a new musical series featuring vocal performances of songs from American musicals performed live to piano accompaniment. The season kicks off on June 21 with the dramatic comedy "Butterflies are Free." All performances are free and open to the public. For more information visit Photo credit: John Seyfried

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Cooper International Competition

Oberlin Conservatory of Music and The Cleveland Orchestra present the annual Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition at Oberlin. The 2019 violin competition is open to participants ages 13 to 18, who compete for the top prize of $20,000, with $10,000 and $5,000 awarded for second and third place, respectively.

Commencement/Reunion Weekend

Oberlin College’s annual Commencement/Reunion Weekend (CRW) celebrates the accomplishments of new graduates and welcomes alumni back to campus for four days of arts, social, intellectual, and musical events. CRW offers alumni in particular a chance to reminisce with former classmates, reconnect with former professors, revisit old haunts, and welcome new graduates to the alumni ranks.

Artist Recital Series

Since its inception in 1878, Oberlin’s Artist Recital Series has presented more than 1,000 of the world’s acclaimed and accomplished musicians, conductors, orchestras, chamber ensembles, and composers. These artists enhance the arts and culture of Oberlin and northeast Ohio. It is one of the oldest continuing concert series in the United States.

In the Spotlight

This section highlights young alumni in their postgraduate endeavors. These students share how Oberlin shaped their decision to seek a fellowship or to pursue a particular course of study and subsequent career path. From winning awards and traveling the world to earning advanced degrees in a wide range of disciplines, these recent graduates are finding success with an Oberlin education in hand.

Campus News

Faculty Members Receive Promotions

May 15, 2019
Eleven faculty members have been promoted to the rank of professor or associate professor. We asked each about their most memorable experience and what they enjoy about being a professor.


Cover of the Oberlin Alumni Magazine Spring 2019.

Oberlin Alumni Magazine

Established in 1904, Oberlin Alumni Magazine is published three times a year by Oberlin’s Office of Communications and distributed to alumni, parents, and friends of Oberlin College.

Cover of the Oberlin Conservatory Magazine 2018.

Oberlin Conservatory Magazine

Oberlin Conservatory magazine is published annually by Oberlin’s Office of Communications in partnership with Oberlin Conservatory of Music. It is distributed to alumni, parents, and friends of Oberlin Conservatory.