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Conservatory Alumni

Conservatory alumni earn top honors in major national and international competitions across the musical spectrum. They excel as performing artists and as conductors, composers, producers, theoreticians, entrepreneurs, historians, educators, and more.

Chasing History

May 13, 2015

Inspired by his Oberlin mentors, historical keyboard player Jake Street ’12 digs into the past for clues to improve his playing.
Jake Street ’12 posed in front of organ

Music You Can Feel

April 20, 2015

Through a variety of multimedia projects, experimental composer Ashley Fure ’04 works beyond the bounds of sound.
Ashley Fure ’04

A Musical Dream Comes True

April 13, 2015

Clarinetist Boris Allakhverdyan ’06 rises quickly to a principal role with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
Boris Allakhverdyan

Sydney's Opera Home

March 25, 2015

Oberlin Conservatory graduate Sydney Mancasola ’11 earns a warm welcome to the career of her dreams.
Sydney Mancasola

Coding and Composing

March 13, 2015

Eli Stine ’14 unites his two passions, music and computer science, as a Jefferson Fellow in the Composition and Computer Technologies Ph.D. program at the University of Virginia.
Eli Stine ’14 posed with computer

Aiming for the Orchestra

March 13, 2015

Hunter Gordon ’14 studies bassoon full-time at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music, hoping to begin his career as a professional musician.
Hunter Gordon practicing bassoon