Kalyn-AndreaAndrea Kalyn has been named Dean of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, an appointment formally approved by the Oberlin Board of Trustees on February 11.

Kayln has served as an associate dean since 2005 and interim dean since David H. Stull’s departure last July. She becomes the 13th permanent chief administrator in the conservatory’s 149-year history.

Born in Canada, Kalyn studied piano at Toronto’s Royal Conservatory, and earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Western Ontario and a PhD from the Eastman School of Music, all in musicology.