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

Please check back in August to view our 2016-17 season!

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Student Spotlight: Kapena Baptista '16

The Art of the Moment

Panel explores the nature of improv and what it means to have freedom to speak

Music Department Awards Over 131,000 in Fellowships, Prizes

“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