Contemporary Music News
July 15, 2021
Fifty-year teaching career at Oberlin included annual student trips to his native Vienna.
May 19, 2021
Award supports completion of an opera that explores the experience of Black women.
May 18, 2021
Beginning May 25, Crafting Change presents four weeks of innovative thinking for teachers, students, artists, and others—all of it free.
Contemporary Music Facilities
The Oberlin Conservatory’s main teaching building has 40 studios and 10 classrooms. Private instruction, ensemble coaching, and classroom instruction take place here.
Clonick Hall is a superior recording studio and performance space housed in the conservatory’s Bertram and Judith Kohl Building.
The Central Unit is part of the Oberlin Conservatory’s main complex and includes classrooms, rehearsal rooms, studios, and more.
The Lily Smith McGregor Skybar is a sleek, airy space for conservatory deans, faculty, and staff to meet informally or for small group sessions, workshops, and social functions.
TIMARA (Technology in Music and the Related Arts) students have access to six studios, a networked lab of Macintosh computers, and an array of music software and gear.
This 496-seat hall adjoins the Conservatory of Music and is used for numerous student and faculty recitals, as well as recording sessions.