John Petrucelli Named Oberlin’s First Postdoctoral Fellow in Jazz History
June 27, 2022
Educator and performer to teach courses and guide student research.
Oberlin Sonny Rollins Jazz Ensemble Performs March 13
March 9, 2022
The Oberlin Sonny Rollins Jazz Ensemble, a student group created through the support of the legendary jazz musician, will perform a set in Oberlin Conservatory’s Clonick Hall recording studio...
$1.6M Gift Supports Endowed Fellowship in Jazz History at Oberlin Conservatory
February 16, 2022
New role made possible by James R. ’58 and Susan Neumann.
Oberlin Conservatory Establishes Minor in Improvisation
January 25, 2022
Debuting in fall 2022, new course of study available to all conservatory students.
Jazz Trumpeter Theo Croker ’07 Performs at Oberlin Dec. 15
December 6, 2021
Presented by the Oberlin Jazz Society, concert includes music from the new album BLK2LIFE // A FUTURE PAST.
Oberlin Conservatory Collaborates on “Resonate” Commissioning Project
October 14, 2021
Cathy Partlow Strauss ’84
Seven-way partnership engages seven composers to create works that explore the African diaspora, with all works to be performed in Oberlin and Detroit.
Winter Term: Creating Music Miles Apart
September 23, 2020
Seniors Arthur Welsh and Mark Ligonde had an ambitious goal for Winter Term. The pair planned to release a seven-song album with six different genres and subgenres of music, while residing miles apart. The project would challenge their compositional and production skills, but the end result was even more complex and creative than they imagined.
Courtney Bryan ’04 Awarded Rome Prize for Composition
May 8, 2019
Multitalented musician to live in Italy, create chamber piece based on the life of an ancient emperor.
Jazz Supergroup Spring Quartet Performs April 17 in Finney Chapel
April 9, 2019
By Erich Burnett
Final performance of the 2018-19 Artist Recital Series also concludes a three-day celebration of the Jazz Studies degree at Oberlin; limited tickets remain.
Oberlin Celebrates 30 Years of the Jazz Studies Degree
April 2, 2019
A three-day symposium, April 15-17, made possible by James R. ’58 and Susan Neumann, features talks, films, a faculty performance, and an appearance by the Spring Quartet.