February 4, 2021
Author Ishmael Beah ’04 returned to Oberlin College in 2010 to discuss the publication of his New York Times best-selling book, A Long Way Gone, Memoirs of a Boy Soldier. Four years later Beah’s visit to Finney Chapel took place after the publication of Radiance of Tomorrow, A Novel, which would go on to become another best-seller. Beah’s visits to campus serve as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
March 4, 2020
Alumni journalist and authors, the first black woman to stage an opera in the United States is honored, and TIMARA students who turn words of gratitude into works of audible art at a nearby hospital are just some of the features in this week’s photo series.
July 31, 2017
By Erich Burnett
The Artist Recital Series at Oberlin College has presented well over 1,000 of the world’s most acclaimed musicians in historic Finney Chapel—and the lineup for 2017-18 is as wide-ranging as ever.
October 26, 2015
Pianist Ran Jia, a student of maestro William Nabore at the International Piano Academy Lake Como, performs in Finney Chapel on September 27 in the first concert of the 2015-16 Artist Recital...
November 22, 2013
Legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma performed with pianist Kathryn Stott in Finney Chapel on Wednesday, November 20, as part of Oberlin’s 135th Artist Recital Series. When tickets to his concert quickly...
March 13, 2013
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Widely acknowledged as today’s preeminent dramatic soprano, Deborah Voigt gave a concert in Finney Chapel on Sunday, March 10, as part of the Artist Recital Series. She performed works by Amy Beach,...