The Oberlin Review

Conservatory sophomore Josephine Lee and double-degree junior Phoebe Pan practice together in Bibbins Hall.

AAPR Recommends Structural Changes to Con

April 19, 2019

One of the primary areas of recommendation to come out of the Academic and Administrative Program Review concerns structural changes to the Conservatory. Specifically, the steering committee has supported the creation of a revamped Musical Studies major and minor, and recommended that Oberlin increase College enrollment by 100 students while simultaneously decreasing the Conservatory enrollment by 100 students over the course of four years. This recommendation was made partially in response to d...

News Bulletin: Brian Alegant Named Professor of the Year

News Bulletin: Brian Alegant Named Professor of the Year

November 20, 2015

On Thursday, the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching named Barker Professor of Music Theory Brian Alegant a U.S. Professor of the Year. Alegant, one of four professors honored out of a pool of 400 nominees for the national category, is the first music professor to win the award in its 35-year history. CASE and CFAT chose the winners based on criteria that included their approach to teaching, relationship with undergraduates...

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