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Conservatory Takes Manhattan, Part 2

February 5, 2013

Office of Communications

The Oberlin Jazz Faculty Ensemble kicked off the Conservatory of Music’s 2013 Illumination Tour of New York City by playing two shows at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy's Club Coca Cola. In all, 155 student musicians; 38 faculty and staff members, including musicians and support staff; and a multitude of alumni musicians and composers, took part in the tour, which included six performances in four venues from January 15 to 19.

Five Ventures Take Home LaunchU Prizes

January 30, 2013

Office of Communications

Alumnus Tom Kelley ’77 , recognized globally as an expert on innovation, gave the keynote address for the inaugural LaunchU Accelerator Pitch Competition on January 26. Five groups of entrepreneurs won Venture Development Awards during the competition.

Looking Forward and Back

January 30, 2013

Marvin Krislov

I hope your January has been a rewarding time of growth, learning, and reflection. Looking ahead, we have a full slate of wonderful events coming up in February.
President Marvin Krislov

Oberlin Conservatory Takes Manhattan, Part 1

January 23, 2013

Office of Communications

“Great Midwest Conservatory Brings Its Fruits to Market, in New York” reads the New York Times headline for Vivien Schweitzer’s January 21 review of two concerts in the Conservatory of Music’s 2013 Illumination Tour of New York City. In all, 155 student musicians; 38 faculty and staff members, including musicians and support staff; and a multitude of alumni musicians and composers, took part in the tour, which included six performances in four venues from January 15 to 19.

Orchestra Previews NYC Program in Finney

January 9, 2013

Office of Communications

The Oberlin Orchestra, performing with guest soloist Jeremy Denk ’90 and led by Associate Professor of Conducting Raphael Jiménez, will give a preview of its 2013 NYC Tour Carnegie Hall program on January 16 in Finney Chapel.
View of orchestra and conductor from behind the stage
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