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

9.24.17: HGNM Guest New Music concert, Arts@29 Garden St, 7:00p
9.25.17: Barwick Coll: Bill Brown (U Chicago), Davison Room, 4:15p
10.1.17: Parker Quartet, Paine Hall, 3:00p
10.13.17: Guido Adler Symposium & concert, Boston Trio, Paine Hall
All Music Department events are free and open to the public.

Full Calendar


Claire Chase, Esperanza Spalding Join Music Faculty

• Talking About the NEW MUSIC CURRICULUM

“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