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Arts at Dartmouth
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
Phone: (603) 646-8761
Fax: (603) 646-3911
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Dartmouth is a place where arts and artists flourish

It's a place where musical journeys can be launched or take unexpected turns, and where exceptional resources, both human and institutional, are available to support creative work.

Music has a long tradition of excellence and adventurousness at Dartmouth. We're a small department, and the music faculty enjoys getting to know the students who take our classes, whether or not they end up as music majors or minors. We offer many different ways to study music, and many different kinds of music to study. Our goal is to sustain a community where students with a serious commitment to developing themselves as musicians feel supported and inspired by outstanding teaching and mentoring.

In the Music Department, a broad range of classroom courses complements diverse opportunities for music-making led or coached by top-notch professionals. Students, faculty, and artists-in-residence mix easily and work together to prepare concerts, festivals, and other musical events.

Music Department programs and facilities are open to all. Follow the links on our website to check out course listings and a current schedule of our concert series, the Vaughan Recital Series.

"This was the first time I had a chance to sit so near to a famous musician and listen to his thoughts about music…"

Dartmouth Gospel Choir

The Dartmouth Gospel Choir performs in Spaulding auditorium. Learn more about the Dartmouth Gospel Choir

Photo of the Dartmouth Gospel Choir performing

Last Updated: 9/19/12