Keyboard studies encompasses areas of study related to the organ and piano. Focused study, along with exposure to a range of music literature, superb facilities, private instruction, and many performance opportunities provide students with an enriching educational experience.

Majors:

Faculty

Our faculty is comprised of outstanding teacher-performers who are devoted primarily to undergraduate education. These highly skilled musicians maintain rigorous performance schedules yet provide individual instruction and spend generous amounts of time with their students via lessons, coaching, mentoring, and more.

View Faculty

Overview

The Division of Keyboard Studies offers the major in organ and piano.  

Oberlin Conservatory’s especially strong keyboard faculty, many opportunities to perform, superb facilities, and an active schedule of master classes and residencies by visiting artists are the components that make an Oberlin education exceptional for piano majors.

The organ program is designed to help students develop excellence in performance and an understanding of a broad range of repertoire. Long recognized as one of the world’s leading centers for organ instruction, Oberlin Conservatory has graduated musicians who have become professors of music, church musicians, university organists and scholars, and winners of national and international awards.

Upcoming Keyboard Studies Events

Keyboard Studies News

Keyboard Studies Facilities

Fairchild Chapel

Fairchild Chapel

The centerpiece of Bosworth Hall is Fairchild Chapel, a 150-seat facility that features a pipe organ based on building principles of the early 17th century.
organ keyboard and organ stops

Kulas Organ Center

The Kulas Organ Center has 13 practice rooms that are equipped with organs of various designs, both mechanical action and electro-pneumatic.
Kulas Recital Hall

Kulas Recital Hall

With seating for 148, intimate Kulas is ideal for chamber music performances and solo recitals.
Warner Concert Hall

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.