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This Week in Photos: Perfectly Pitched

June 1, 2022

Yvonne Gay

Students along a covered platform.
Photo credit: Mike Crupi

Students in the Class of 2022 walk down a shaded pathway that joins a large tent nestled in a backyard on Forest Street. They will soon be welcomed by their host, President Carmen Twillie Ambar, into a spring day senior garden party.


People attend a party under a large tent.
See more senior garden party photos on Oberlin's Flickr page. Photo credit: Mike Crupi

On June 5, the Class of 2022 will commence on Tappan Square. After the interruption of the pandemic, the last class to graduate on the square was in 2019. Now, Oberlin’s long tradition continues with a class that includes 665 members receiving their degrees—85 bachelor of music; two artist diplomas; 35 double-degree; and 543 bachelor of arts. The weekend will be punctuated with the return of several reunioning classes and events for all.

Our photo tour continues with more perfectly pitched campus moments.

Students sing on a stage.
Students celebrated the last day of classes with a Pitch Please concert in Fairchild Chapel. Photo credit: Dale Preston ’83
A student plays guitar outside.
A little guitar between classes. Photo credit: Mike Crupi
A male student gets flowers from audience members.
Johnum Palado ’22 receives flowers after his violin solo with the Oberlin Orchestra under the direction of Raphael Jiménez. Photo credit: Mike Crupi
A student pitches a bing bag.
A game of cornhole in Wilder Bowl. Photo credit: Mike Crupi
A gospel choir performs with dancers.

A performance by the Oberlin Gospel Choir, under the direction of Associate Professor of Jazz Voice La Tanya Hall, is accompanied by student dancers choreography by Assistant Professor of Dance Holly Handman-Lopez. The program honored the 50th anniversary of the Oberlin Black Ensemble and the 150th anniversary of the Fisk Jubilee Singers pivotal concert at Oberlin. Photo credit: John Seyfried


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