Music

Setting the tempo

xxConducting an orchestra or ensemble is demanding. It also offers students deep and detailed exposure and experience to leadership qualities in the world of music. A roundup of Harvard students and professionals discuss their roles and reasons for pursuing the baton. 

By guest blogger William Swett '22... Read more about Setting the tempo

Jazz in Siena

ItalyA visit to the jazz scene in Siena, Italy offers a view of music (and life) that is both expansive and intimate. 

By Guest Blogger Evan Vietorisz ’20... Read more about Jazz in Siena

Finding space

Out of Orbit Teaser PhotoHarvard Pops Orchestra and Harvard Ballet Company collaborate for Out of Orbit, which combines the delight of pops and the elegance of ballet.  

By Madeleine Tolk '19
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Finding "Tom-Tom"

Du BoisExcerpts from an opera by Shirley Graham Du Bois will be performed for the first time since 1932, when it was staged in a stadium for 25,000 audience members in two days.  

By Samantha Neville '19... Read more about Finding "Tom-Tom"