Posts tagged alumni
Posts tagged alumni
"Everybody stands to learn from everybody else, and from all approaches to music… No matter what you’re doing musically, having a wider grasp and a love of different things will only help you to be a better musician." - Chris “Critter” Eldridge ‘04, guitarist in the Punch Brothers, the first ensemble in residence funded by the Oberlin American Roots Residency Fund.. (via Oberlin College & Conservatory)
"The really good players try to set up the players that aren’t as skilled and help out the players that have a lot to learn. It’s a wonderful group of people." - Faculty sponsor Cortland Hill ‘77 on Oberlin’s club ice hockey team The Plague. (via Oberlin College & Conservatory)
Where science and music meet: Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Catherine Oertel ’99 studies the corrosion of historic Baroque organ pipes. (via Oberlin College & Conservatory)
A Throwback Thursday photograph, courtesy of the National Archives: Oberlin was among the first institutions willing to admit relocated Japanese American students — about 40 attended Oberlin — during World War II. (via Oberlin College & Conservatory)
A winter term #tbt: for his first winter term project, Sai-Wing Chan ’08 interned in the cardiopulmonary unit of Chinese Hospital of San Francisco. Chan on the experience: “It is my ultimate goal to become a doctor, and this was a fantastic opportunity that I know many students at my level do not get.” (via Oberlin College & Conservatory)
“I love it when I meet someone who’s gone to Oberlin,” says Seth Rudetsky ’88, a Broadway performer, producer, and now host of two Sirius/XM radio shows. “You just assume they have the same values you do, that they’re smart, and they’re creative.” Seth Rudetsky (and more!) in the Oberlin Conservatory Magazine. (via Oberlin College & Conservatory)
Contemporary ensembles such as eighth blackbird (pictured here in their October 4th performance in Warner Concert Hall) are setting the bar for new generations of transformative musical artists. Learn more about the Oberlin Conservatory’s new Master of Contemporary Chamber Music degree program. (via Oberlin College & Conservatory)
Dirty Wars is opening in New York City, Washington, DC, and Los Angeles on Friday, June 7, and many other cities nationwide soon after.
The film features independent journalist Jeremy Scahill, the New York Times bestselling author of Blackwater and now Dirty Wars (the book of the same title as the film).
The film won the Cintematography Prize at Sundance. Variety says it is “astonishingly hard-hitting” and adds: “This jaw-dropping, persuasively researched pic has the power to pry open government lockboxes.”
Produced by Anthony Arnove ‘91