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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 a wide variety of 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.


Greetings From the Chair

The music department has so much to offer that will be enriching to you both academically and creatively. We want to work with you to find and support your interests. Our department website is just the beginning. Check out our ensembles and classes and let us help you find your way. Please contact me with any questions you may have.—Joel Pitchon

Presentation of the Major in Music

October 22nd, 4pm Sage Hall Green Room 
Meet program faculty and student liaisons, learn about course offerings, the major and minor requirements, events, and news! Snacks will be served. 

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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