Welcome to Harvard Music Department

The Harvard University Department of Music is devoted to the study and practice of music, and exists to provide a first-rate musical education that gives students advanced skills in music as well as knowledge of music history and repertory.


What's Happening NOW


4/25: Rennaisance music concert, 1:15, Fogg atrium
4.30: Pianist Angela Hewitt, Bach Odyssey, 8pm, Paine
5.1: Angela Hewitt Masterclass, 5pm, Paine
5.2: Modern Jazz concert, 3pm, Holden
5.2: Perle Noire panel discussion, 7:30, CCVA
5.3: Schubert concert, 2pm, Holden
5.3: Advanced composition works, 5pm, Paine Hall
5.3: Perle Noire: Meditations for Joséphine
, 10pm, OBERON *Sold Out*
Full Calendar
All Music Department events are free and open to the public.


Visitas Open House Breakfast 9:30-11:00am
Taft Lounge, Music Building
Join our faculty and concentrators for breakfast and conversation!

Yvette Janine Jackson appointed assistant professor; will join the Creative Practice and Critical Inquiry graduate program 7.1.2019.
Yvette Janine Jackson

“Making art is one of the best feelings on earth, and it is also very hard to make art.”
—Wadada Leo Smith,
Bending Toward Justice panel discussion at Harvard