Brian Oberlin – Solo Mandolin Concert
An evening with solo mandolinist Brian Oberlin from Rockford, Mich. A seasoned performer and professional mandolinist of 20 years, Oberlin will perform Western Swing, Country, Bluegrass, Originals with vocals and Italian Classical music written for the mandolin spanning the Baroque to Romantic periods. Oberlin is an internationally acclaimed mandolin player and educator. During his decades long professional career, Oberlin has been playing swing, bluegrass, and Italian classical as a solo mandolinist and vocalist. Oberlin celebrated the release of his 20th album in 2016; Troubadour which features Brian playing solo and singing original music. Along with the myriad of award-winning bands (Grasshoppah, GER Mandolin Orchestra with Mike Marshall and Twin Mandolin Slingers with Evan J. Marshall) and ensembles he has collaborated with throughout the United States and Europe, Brian is also the founder and director of the River of the West Mandolin Camp, the Great Lakes Mandolin Camp and the Oregon Mandolin Orchestra. Oberlin was a top ten finalist at the 2013 Telluride Troubadour Contest, an instructor/performer at the 2012, 2013 and 2017 International Mandolin Academy in Italy, a featured soloist at the 2014 & 2018 EuroFest Plucked String Festival in Bruchsal, Germany, and a featured soloist at the 2015 Mandolin Upgrade festival in Berlin, Germany. When he is not performing, Brian teaches music to children and adults at art centers, cultural events, festivals, camps, music schools and academies.
107 S. Harrison Street
Ludington, MI 49431