trombone players
Conservatory students in the trombone section of the Oberlin Orchestra. Photo credit: Dale Preston ’83
Program Type:
  • Major
  • Minor
  • Bachelor of Music (BM)

The trombone curriculum is intense and stimulating. Coursework includes applied private study, individualized instruction, master classes, and performance opportunities that emphasize the development of technique and musicianship.

Program Director

Michael Rosen

Ruth Strickland Gardner Professor of Percussion
Division Affiliation

Cindy Shariba

Administrative Assistant (440) 775-8198
Oberlin Orchestra in Carnegie Hall
The Oberlin Orchestra performs in Carnegie Hall. Photo credit: Chris Lee

Performance Ensembles

Performance is a central component to the Oberlin curriculum. Because of our undergraduate focus, performance majors are assured of playing opportunities in our many ensembles, including large groups like the Oberlin Orchestra as well as smaller ones like the Contemporary Music Ensemble.