Semester Ends with a Packed Performance Calendar

December 8, 2023

Cathy Partlow Strauss ’84

Oberlin Conservatory’s student and faculty performers have been filling most concert venues throughout the campus over the last week. During these final five bustling days before students head into reading period and then exams, this explosion of activity feels something akin to the thrilling finale of a fireworks display on New Year's Eve. So, join in—even from a distance. All of these concerts are free and open to the public, and all but one of them can be streamed live at concert time at
Musical Union with Oberlin Orchestra

2023 Cooper International Competition for Piano Opens

July 30, 2023

Cathy Partlow Strauss ’84

Nineteen young pianists from around the world have arrived in Oberlin and have drawn for their order of performance. They will take the stage July 31 through August 4 for the twelfth annual Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition. Each of them are vying for a share of $40,000—including a $20,000 first prize—and a solo appearance with The Cleveland Orchestra.
Cooper Competition yellow, red and white graphic with a violin set on a piano keyboard

Chopin Competition Winner Bruce Liu to Perform on Oberlin Artist Recital Series

April 23, 2023

Cathy Partlow Strauss ’84

Rising Canadian pianist Bruce Liu, winner of the 18th Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland, will perform the closing program on the Oberlin Artist Recital Series 2022-23 season. The concert is at 2:30 p.m. on April 30 in historic Finney Chapel.
Bruce Liu performing at the Chopin Competition in October 2021.


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