Members of Apollo's Fire and Oberlin Conservatory present music by Bach and Haydn for Family Promise of Lorain County

February 1, 2013
Carol Longsworth
On Sunday, February 17 at 3 p.m., musicians from the widely acclaimed Apollo’s Fire Baroque Orchestra and Oberlin Conservatory of Music will perform in a concert to benefit homeless families served by Family Promise of Lorain County. The concert will be held at First Church in Oberlin and donations are welcome.

Oberlin Music Label Releases New Disc by the Contemporary Music Ensemble with Faculty Clarinetist Richard Hawkins

January 22, 2013
Cathy Partlow Strauss
Oberlin's Contemporary Music Ensemble, under the direction of conductor Timothy Weiss, released their debut recording on the Oberlin Music label at their DiMenna Center concert in New York City on Friday, January 18. The CD, A place toward other places , features solo performances by conservatory faculty clarinetist Richard Hawkins.

The Cleveland Orchestra to Perform at Oberlin College on February 8

January 14, 2013
Communications Staff
The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Oberlin College for its 211th Artist Recital Series performance on Friday, February 8, at 8 p.m. in Finney Chapel. Gianandrea Noseda will conduct the orchestra in a diverse and colorful program of works by Rachmaninoff, Rota, and Prokoviev. Massimo La Rosa, principal trombone of the orchestra, will perform as soloist. Tickets are $15–$47 and are available at 800-371-0178 or online at

Cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist Jeremy Denk to perform at Oberlin College on February 5

January 3, 2013
Communications Staff
Kindred spirits Steven Isserlis and Jeremy Denk will perform on Oberlin College's Artist Recital Series on Tuesday, February 5. The Oberlin graduates will present an evening of works by Hahn, Fauré, Ades, Saint-Saëns, and Franck. Tickets are $15–$42 and are available at 800-371-0178 or online at