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To encourage and develop the knowledge and skills of the many Reed students who are interested in music, the music department offers courses in music history and theory, several performing ensembles, and a wide variety of private lessons. Majors and non-majors alike are welcome to take most classes and participate in performance activities.

Upcoming Events

Reed Orchestra Concert

The Reed Orchestra has a new conductor! Under the direction of Maestro Giancarlo Castro D’Addona, the Reed Orchestra Fall Concert will be an event you won't...

11/21 7:30pm
Friday @ 4 Music Series

We invite you to join us for our regular Friday @ 4 Music Series. The program features 45-minute recitals featuring Reed student musicians, film screenings,...

11/22 4:00pm
Portland Baroque Orchestra: Crossing The Channel: Immigrant Composers in London

18th century London was one of Europe’s great cultural capitals, thanks in part to a tide of immigrant composers. In Crossing the Channel, guest director and...

11/24 3:00pm
Beyond Borders: Carols, Hymns, and Lullabies with the Reed Chorus & Collegium Musicum

Join the Reed Collegium Musicum and Chorus for a celebration of the holiday season. The Reed Chorus performs Conrad Susa's Carols and Lullabies of the...

12/8 3:00pm
Electroacoustic Music Marathon

Under the direction of Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, Kirsten Volness, students in electroacoustic music class present world premieres of their final...

12/12 6:00pm

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