Cash Prizes Doubled for Oberlin's 2016 Cooper Competition July 16-22
February 29, 2016
Young pianists vie for $40,000—including a first prize of $20,000. Finalists perform with the Cleveland Orchestra, earn full scholarships to attend Oberlin.
Cooper International Competition Returns to Oberlin July 25-31, 2015
June 30, 2015
21 of the world's most talented young violinists vie for a $10,000 grand prize and performance with the Cleveland Orchestra.
Young Pianists Vie for Top Honors at the 2014 Cooper Competition
June 25, 2014
By Erich Burnett
Presented by Oberlin and the Cleveland Orchestra, the fifth-annual competition begins July 19 and culminates in the Concerto Finals on July 25 at Severance Hall.
The 5th Annual Cooper International Competition Takes Place July 17-26, 2014
January 16, 2014
Conservatory Communications Staff
Presented by the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the Cleveland Orchestra, the 2014 competition features remarkable pianists ages 13-18 vying for $20,000 in prize money, Oberlin scholarships, and incredible performance opportunities.
Cooper Jury Announces Concerto Round Results
July 24, 2013
Six participants remain in the running for first prize at the 2013 Cooper International Competition for Violin, with Recital Finals set for July 24.
Cooper Jury Reveals 2013 Concerto Finalists
July 24, 2013
Three of the world’s most promising young violinists will perform July 26 with the Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall. Only one will be named champion of the 2013 Cooper International Competition.
Cooper Jury Announces Semifinal Round Results
July 23, 2013
The field of 24 participants has been reduced to 10 as the 2013 edition of the Cooper International Competition enters the Concerto Round.