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

5.21.16 at 8pm in Paine Hall: HGNM w/Ensemble Recherche, new works

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wadada leo smithThe Art of the Moment
Panel explores the nature of improv and what it means to have freedom to speak

Hip Hop Hamilton
Carol J. Oja on the Broadway phenomenon in TLS

“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