1. This is our classical music, says Wendell Logan, Professor of African-American Music. Jazz, he says, is perfectly at home at the Conservatory: I think that the music belongs here just as much as Americans belong on this soil.

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  2. As an undergraduate at Oberlin, Salvatore Champagne, now Associate Professor of Singing, learned and performed operatic roles he later took to professional European stages. Oberlins focus on undergraduates, he says, is a tremendous benefit to students.

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  3. The days of specializing are gone for horn players, says Professor of Horn Roland Pandolfi. He teaches his students how to be the sort of player that orchestras now expect: one who can do everything.

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  4. Improvisation is like a conversation in the language of music, says Associate Professor of Jazz Trombone Robin Eubanks. “If you’re going to speak in jazz, you have to learn the vocabulary.”

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  5. For Professor of Piano Peter Takács, a musical score is a point of departure, full of possibilities, but in need of a personal interpretation to truly come to life.

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