Contemporary Music News
Michael Frazier Promoted to Assistant Professor of Composition at Oberlin Conservatory
June 8, 2023
Since joining the department as a visiting assistant professor in 2021, Frazier has helped students develop a robust and varied skill set, while also nurturing their individual voices.
Steven Kemper Named Professor of Technology In Music and Related Arts at Oberlin Conservatory
June 2, 2023
Kemper comes to Oberlin from a previous role at Rutgers University where he served as a professor of Music Technology and Composition at the Mason Gross School of the Arts. With a background in...
Conservatory Celebrates Recipients of 2022-23 Honors & Awards
May 23, 2023
Recipients of Oberlin Conservatory’s 2022-23 Honors and Awards included 43 outstanding students from across the Conservatory’s 11 divisions. Most of the prizes were given to graduating...
Contemporary Music Facilities
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.
Conservatory Central Unit
The Central Unit is part of the Oberlin Conservatory’s main complex and includes classrooms, rehearsal rooms, studios, and more.
Lily McGregor Skybar
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 Performance Technology Lab
A classroom by day, the TIMARA Performance Technology Lab is regularly transformed by students creating sound art installations or presenting their junior or senior recital.
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. The spaces include: control room recording studio multichannel studio analog synth studio media production studio makerspace...
Warner Concert Hall
This 496-seat hall adjoins the Conservatory of Music and is used for numerous student and faculty recitals, as well as recording sessions.