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

12.7.16 at 2:00pm: Creative Music Workshop Concert, Holden Chapel
12.8.16 at 12:15pm: Alexander Beyer, piano. Goldberg Variations, Paine Hall
12.10.16 at 8:00pm: Dudley Jazz Bands w/Yosvany Terry, Dudley House

Full Calendar


2016 Fromm Foundation Commissions Awarded

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position Open

“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