Oberlin College & Conservatory - B.A. Psychology
Oberlin College & Conservatory - B.M. Piano Performance
Amber Ginmi Scherer is a Korean-German classical pianist, educator, and activist. In May 2021, she graduated from Oberlin College & Conservatory with degrees in Psychology (BA) and Piano Performance (BM) from Oberlin College & Conservatory. She has won numerous prizes in piano competitions from the local to international levels, and soloed with orchestra on four occasions throughout the United States. She has been awarded fellowships to attend festivals including Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Roundtop Music Festival, and the Bowdoin International Music Festival.
Amber has championed causes of gender equality and supporting the Asian community both through performance and her work as a student leader in Oberlin's Student Senate and the Conservatory Council of Students. During the 2021-22 season, she will be working as a Teaching Fellow for the AmeriCorps ArtistYear program in Queens, NYC. She hopes to pursue advanced degrees in Education and Public Policy, as they impact childhood development and musical training.