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Institute News

Oberlin Conservatory of Music announces Jacob Street recipient of $10,000 Rubin Prize for Music Criticism

January 22, 2012

Rubin Institute Presents World Premiere of David Lang's New Work  

January 13, 2012

National music critics address wide-ranging topics during institute

December 21, 2011

Oberlin Conservatory names student fellows

December 14, 2011

Oberlin Conservatory of Music Announces the Rubin Institute for Music Criticism $1,000 Public Review Prize

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Groundbreaking New Institute at Oberlin Conservatory of Music Focuses on Performance and Performance Criticism

Friday, September 30, 2011

Press Coverage

Rubin Institute guest critic Anne Midgette publishes Jan. 19 keynote in her Washington Post blog the Classical Beat 

February 28, 2012

Holy Cross reconizes Jacob Street - Holy Cross class of 2010 organ scholar - for winning the Rubin Prize  

Feburary 21, 2012

Rubin Institute public reviewers Larry and Arlene Dunn review ICE's Oberlin concert on the new ICE blog, DigitICE  

February 7, 2012

"Impressions from row G": A new blog by institute public reviewers Larry and Arlene Dunn published by ICE 

February 3, 2012

SymphonyNOW publishes Rubin Institute Prize-winner Jacob Street's reflection about his experience participating in the institute

January 27, 2012

North Reading Patch writes about the Rubin Institute Prize winners    

January 26, 2012

Teaching Panel member Daniel Hathaway reviews the institute's concerts for his website

January 26, 2012

Anne Midgette, Rubin critic, ruminates over what to do when the computer "eats" one's hard earned work 

January 25, 2012

Alex Ross, critic for the New Yorker and Rubin Institute participant, talks about his own early experiences 

January 24, 2012

Stephen Smoliar of the Examiner reports on the Rubin Institute prize winners 

January 23, 2012

The Chronicle-Telegram profiles local Rubin Fellow Meghan Farnsworth

January 18, 2012

Zachary Lewis of the Plain Dealer writes about how the institute might shape tomorrow's critics 

January 15, 2012

SymphonyNOW discovers tomorrow's music critics at the Rubin Institute   

January 12, 2012

Two of the institute's featured performers named Boston's Best Local Performances

December 25, 2011

Stephen Smoliar of the Classical Music Examiner writes about critics' keynote addresses

December 21, 2011

North Reading Patch: Resident Named One of 10 Rubin Institute Fellows

Sunday, December 18, 2011 talks with benefactor Stephen Rubin and Dean David Stull  

Wednesday, December 13, 2011

The Student as Critic

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Edna Landau, of Musical America, writes about the Institute's role in introducing practical music criticism to a new generation of students and musicians. Read more

The Rubin Institute to offer an additional award for ‘public review’

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The Rubin Institute to offer an additional award for ‘public review’

Monday, December 5, 2011

Stephen Smoliar, of the Classical Music Examiner, writes about the Institute's new Public Review Prize. Read more