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Music is in Oberlin’s DNA. We are the only major music school in America that focuses almost exclusively on undergraduate education. Our programs, classes, and performance opportunities create an ideal environment for developing the complete musician. 

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Nyquon Watson ’18 Named AICUO Award Finalist

February 22, 2018

Visual Artist Nyquon Watson ’18, 2018 AICUO Award Winner Losing , an art project by Nyquon Watson ’18 , explores the progression of emotions and how they interplay with daily life through...

Upcoming Events


Kamikiri (Paper-cutting) Workshop

4:30 pm
King Building

Come learn how to do Kamikiri, Japanese traditional paper-cutting. Master Hayashiya Niraku will teach us how to cut shapes of favorite things of your choice! Please bring your own pair of scissors...


Beyond the Oligarchs: Heidi Brown ’93

4:30 pm
King Building

"Beyond the Oligarchs: Putin Carves up Russia and Turns his Sights on Trump," presented by journalist Heidi Brown ’93. In the 20th century, Russia was seen by many in the West as a...


Kamikiri: Traditional Japanese Paper-cutting

4:30 pm
Hallock Auditorium

Come see a Kamikiri performance! Event will include and welcome, and introduction and lecture on Yose Theater and Kamikiri by Kazumi Hatasa, professor of Japanese in School of Languages and Cultures...


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Are you a high school junior? Come to the Spring Junior Visit Program for an insider’s view of Oberlin – you can take a tour, sit in on classes, and more.

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