Jun 27, 2022  
Course Catalog 2022-2023 
Course Catalog 2022-2023

Musical Studies

Committee Co-chairs
Elizabeth Hamilton
, Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor of German
Peter Swendsen, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Conservatory

Committee Members
William Patrick Day, Professor of English and Cinema Studies
Aurie Hsu, Assistant Professor of Computer Music and Digital Arts
Jody Kerchner, Professor of Music Education, Director
Jan Miyake, Associate Professor of Music Theory
Robert Owen, Associate Professor of Physics

Visit the program webpage for up-to-date information on program faculty, visiting lecturers, and special events.

The study of music at Oberlin is unusually broad and rich. The Musical Studies Program fosters the study of music from a critical and intellectual perspective while providing students the opportunity to develop skills as musicians. The musical studies program prepares students for professional careers in a broad variety of fields related to music or for advanced study. (Students who are interested in pursuing a performance degree are welcome to apply to the Bachelor of Music in the Conservatory.)

See information about Research, Internships, Study Away and Experiential Learning (RISE).

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