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

The Music Department has no public events during the summer. Check back in August to see our 2017-18 season!


Full Calendar


Thomas F. Kelly on the Conservatory of Naples

• Du Yun
awarded Pulitzer; Ashley Fure finalist
• Talking About the NEW MUSIC CURRICULUM
Braxton Shelley Appointed to Faculty

“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