Elizabeth Hamilton, Associate Dean of the College of the Arts and Sciences, ex officio, co-chair
Aurie Hsu, Associate Dean of the Conservatory, ex officio, co-chair
Brian Alegant, Professor of Music Theory; Director, Division of Music Theory
Jennifer Bryan, Professor of English
Jody Kerchner, Professor of Music Education; Director, Division of Pedagogy, Advocacy, and Community Engagement
Tom Lopez, Associate Professor of Computer Music and Digital Arts
Robert Owen, Associate Professor of Physics
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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.)
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