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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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Creating Space, In Oberlin

November 28, 2018

Alumni panelists who participated in Creating Space: Curating Black Art Now, a symposium hosted by the Allen Memorial Art Museum, reflect on the museum and their experiences as students.

After Oberlin

Finding success with an Oberlin degree in hand, these young alumni share how Oberlin shaped their decision to seek a fellowship, to pursue a particular course of study, or to embark on their career.

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An Obie Teaching English: Sam Bernhard ’16

November 26, 2018

Sam Bernhard’s passion for literature and social justice has landed him a job as a high school English teacher at Charles E. Jordan High School in Durham, North Carolina.

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“In Oberlin, I was pleased to find an intellectual community that not only accommodated my diverse interests, but also nurtured and celebrated them.”

Emilie Lozier ’18