New Approach to College and Conservatory

A One Oberlin implementation committee.

Committee and Working Group Members

Conservatory-College Interdivisional Curricular Committee

  • Laura Baudot, Co-Chair
    Associate Dean of the College of the Arts and Sciences
  • Peter Swendsen, Co-Chair
    Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Conservatory of Music
  • Julia Christensen
    Associate Professor of Integrated Media
  • Todd Ganson
    Professor of Philosophy
  • Rebecca Leydon
    Professor of Music Theory
  • Tom Lopez
    Associate Professor of Computer Music and Digital Arts
  • Tamika Nunley
    Assistant Professor of History and Comparative American Studies
  • Alexa Still
    Associate Professor of Flute

Conservatory Curriculum Review Committee

Approved by Council and EPC on August 23, 2019; approved by the Conservatory Faculty on September 10, 2019.

  • Brian Alegant, Chair
    Professor of Music Theory
  • Peter Swendsen, ex officio
    Associate Dean and Associate Professor of TIMARA
  • Jay Ashby
    Associate Professor of Jazz Studies
  • Aurie Hsu
    Assistant Professor of TIMARA
  • Lorraine Manz
    Professor of Voice
  • Jonathan Moyer
    Assistant Professor of Organ

Conservatory Instrumental Large-Ensemble Working Group

Approved by Council and EPC on August 23, 2019; approved by the Conservatory Faculty on September 10, 2019.

  • Raphael Jiménez
    Professor of Conducting
  • Tim Weiss
    Professor of Conducting
  • Peter Swendsen, ex officio
    Associate Dean and Associate Professor of TIMARA
  • Kirsten Docter
    Associate Professor of Viola and Chamber Music
  • Alexa Still
    Professor of Flute
  • Michael Straus, ex officio
    Associate Dean for Operations

Conservatory Admissions Review Committee

Appointed by Conservatory Faculty Council on September 13, 2019

  • Alvin Chow
    Professor of Piano
  • Katherine Jolly
    Associate Professor of Voice
  • Roy Poper
    Associate Professor of Trumpet
  • Peter Slowik
    Professor of Viola
  • Peter Swendsen, ex officio
    Associate Dean
  • Beth Weiss
    Senior Associate Director, Conservatory Admissions and incoming Acting Director (effective Jan. 1, 2020)
  • Josh Teaster
    Associate Director of Conservatory Admissions
  • Mary K Gray
    Special Assistant and retired Associate Dean for Student Academic Affairs (Conservatory)

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