Jeremy Denk playing piano

The Genius in Jeremy

September 27, 2013
Erich Burnett
Concert pianist Jeremy Denk adjusts to life as a MacArthur Fellow, Oberlin’s second such honoree in as many years.

Whetting Appetites for Harp

June 10, 2013
Sam Rubin
In her 17th album, American Harp, Yolanda Kondonassis explores contemporary American harp music and whets audiences’ appetite for more.


Horne Professorship Funded

June 7, 2013
Cathy Partlow Strauss
Philanthropist Stephen Rubin has committed $150,000 to establish the Marilyn Horne Professorship and Residency Fund.


Pianist performs with orchestra.

Pianist Leonardo Colafelice, 16, is the Winner of the 2012 Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition

July 28, 2012
Communications Staff
Leonardo Colafelice, a 16-year-old pianist from Altamura, Bari, Italy, is the first-prize winner of the 2012 Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition. His stellar performance of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30, with Jahja Ling conducting The Cleveland Orchestra in Severance Hall on Friday, July 27, brought him the top prize of $10,000, one of the largest awards offered by an international youth competition. The prize includes concert engagements with orchestras in Beijing and Shanghai, China, and a full, four-year scholarship to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music.


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