Divisions

Oberlin Conservatory’s 42 areas of private, applied study are organized by 11 divisions: Conducting and Ensembles; Contemporary Music; Historical Performance; Jazz Studies; Keyboard Studies; Music Theory; Musicology; Pedagogy, Advocacy, and Community Engagement (PACE); Strings; Vocal Studies; and Winds, Brass, and Percussion.

Conducting and Ensembles

Division Director: Raphael Jiménez Administrative Assistant Cindy Shairba

Contemporary Music

Division Director: Timothy Weiss Administrative Assistant Cindy Shairba

Historical Performance

Division Director: David Breitman Administrative Assistant Cindy Shairba

Jazz Studies

Division Director: Bobby Ferrazza Administrative Assistant Julie Baker

Keyboard Studies

Division Director: Alvin Chow Administrative Assistant Cindy Shairba

Music Theory

Division Director: Jan Miyake ’96 Administrative Assistant Jeanne Rosecrans
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Musicology

Division Director: Steven Plank Administrative Assistant Jeanne Rosecrans
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Pedagogy, Advocacy, and Community Engagement

Division Director: Jody Kerchner Administrative Assistant Jeanne Rosecrans
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Strings

Division Director: Peter Slowik Administrative Assistant Cindy Shairba

Vocal Studies

Division Director: Gregory Ristow ’01 Administrative Assistant Cindy Shairba

Winds, Brass, and Percussion

Division Director: Richard Hawkins Administrative Assistant Cindy Shairba