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Student vocalist; closeup of student hands on violin; student in the music library

Smith’s music department is a lively center of musical activity, with faculty members who offer a broad array of classroom courses in musical composition, western music history and literature, ethnomusicology, music theory, popular music and gender-feminist studies in music. Smith faculty offer performance courses in voice and a wide variety of instruments, and members of the department direct performance ensembles. The department boasts extraordinary practice facilities and a remarkable number of notable graduates who have led distinguished musical careers in performance, scholarship and the practical world of music.


Schubertiade VI: A Benefit Concert
Thursday, February 27, 2020 8PM Sweeney Concert Hall

Cash donations will be accepted at the concert to benefit people fighting the coronavirus in Hubei Province, China, the epicenter of the outbreak - all proceeds will go to the Hubei Charity Federation. As we continue to be challenged by the outbreak, the event shall unite people in our community, to support people at the center of the outbreak in China, and to support each other at the time of threat and divide.  

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Department of Music

Sage Hall
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: 413-585-3150
Fax: 413-585-3180
Administrative Assistant:
Anna Goudreau