TIMARA 50th Anniversary Celebration

Four events showcase Oberlin's groundbreaking program in electronic music. All events are free and open to the public.


Crafting Sound Symposium

Friday-Saturday, October 4 & 5

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Join us for the Crafting Sound Symposium, October 4 & 5, 2019 at Oberlin College and Conservatory in Oberlin, OH, featuring guest artists Afroditi Psarra, Jess Rowland, Asha Tamirisa ('10), and Jimmy Kuehnle, and local artists including Kyle Hartzell, Eli Stine, Abby Aresty, Rachel Gibson, Drew Smith, and Dirk Roosenburg. The Crafting Sound Symposium is supported with generous funding by the Technology in Music and Related Arts Department, by the Center for Convergence (StudiOC) at Oberlin College, and by the Alumni Office at Oberlin College. The Crafting Sound Symposium is co-hosted by Abby Aresty and Kyle Hartzel.



Kaleidosonic Music Festival created by Tom Lopez

Saturday, November 16, 7:30 pm

A special blend of music performed by Oberlin College and Conservatory students and community ensembles including Oberlin High School Marching Band, Oberlin Choristers, College Black Musician’s Guild, OCTaiko, Oberlin Contra Dance Band, and the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra Lab Group.



Exquisite Electrophonics

Saturday March 7, 3 pm

Join us for a special edition of the TIMARA Electrophonics student concert series. This concert celebrates student works in diverse media, including electroacoustic composition, live electronics, video, sound art, and custom instruments for performance. Experience immersive exquisite electronics in Fairchild Chapel, a favorite venue for the TIMARA community.



Sound in the Round

Sunday, March 8, 7:30 pm

Surround sound technology enables the construction of 360-degree-enveloping sound environments, the choreography of sound through spatialization, and the creation of immersive 'cinema for the ear' experiences. The Sound in the Round concert showcases works by TIMARA faculty that take advantage of this unique sound technology using a state-of-the-art speaker system in the Irene and Alan Wurtzel Theater. Multichannel Diffusion system by Eli Stine.