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Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Performing Arts

Student-centered. Nationally acclaimed. Bold. Our undergraduate-only Conservatory of Performing Arts is a vibrant community where passion, precision, and creative expression lead to meaningful learning and extraordinary performance.

Top School

"Top Music Business School" – Billboard

Top 25 in the World

"Top 25 Best Drama Schools in the World" – The Hollywood Reporter

#1 in the State

Bachelor of Music (B.M.) in Music Theatre - "Best College Theatre Program in Ohio" – Onstage

#1 in the Nation

"Collegiate Opera Production Competition" – National Opera Association

  • Bach Festival 2024

    The 2024 Bach Festival is pleased to present the festival in three parts, or inventions, with events in October, January and April. Learn More.

  • BW Opera

    BW wins two national awards for opera productions. Read More.

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    Dr. Sungeun Kim is a professor of keyboard at Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Performing Arts and a Steinway Artist. Read more.
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    Billboard Magazine names BW a 'Top Music Business School’ in 2022. BW is the only Ohio school on the list. Learn more.

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Majors, Minors and Emphasis Programs

Small classes, rigorous curriculum, a culture of performance, and faculty mentoring are hallmarks of a BW education. Distinguished Conservatory faculty bring real-world experience, impressive credentials and professional connections to your studies in:

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