Reporting to the Executive Director, the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations will assume responsibility of developing, implementing and servicing regional alumni events and career networking. The Assistant Director will work in a collaborative office environment, where responsibilities of planning and implementing major events are shared, and will be responsible for career-based engagement between Alumni Relations and the Oberlin Alumni Fund, the Career Center, and the Development Office.
I have it on pretty good authority that this is both an awesome job and a great office to work in. If you enjoy event planning, working with volunteers, and traveling the country (as well as the occasional international trip!), this job may be for you (or someone you know).
Click the link for the full description. Applications close Thursday, October 31. Good luck!
Given his last name and the fact that he’s a Los Angeles-based classical-music composer, Adam Schoenberg has been asked a certain question more times than he cares to remember: Is he related to the late, great 20th century composer Arnold Schoenberg?
Read about Adam Schoenberg, an Oberlin alum and composer! His piece “Bounce” was performed at the Hollywood Bowl this past Tuesday! WOW.
"Bounce" was commissioned by the Aspen Music Festival and the LA Phil.
Guest composer Alex Christie ’09 returns to campus this weekend to give a lecture on his piano and electronics piece he will be recording with Tom Rosenkranz ’99 in Klonick Studios.
Alumni in Service to Oberlin College (ASOC) was established four decades ago to help departments, programs, and student groups bring alumni back to campus to lecture and meet with current students and other members of the community.
The University of Illinois Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Pisani ’76, professor of music at Vassar College, as Editor of American Music beginning January 2014. Pisani, a renowned scholar, author, pianist, and conductor, brings to American Music his 30+ years of experience in nineteenth- and twentieth-century music, opera, American music, and film music.
One time in Dascomb (a first year dorm at Oberlin) I walked down the hall with a spring in my step, and then when I got to the first floor lounge heard a piano being played. On a hunch I checked it out, and indeed, there was my good friend playing piano, and another good friend sitting there…