Explore the links below to browse listings of upcoming music events in various categories and series:
Please note that events are subject to change and are maintained on the online event calendar listings below.
More details about our performance spaces, including parking and accessibility information, are available online.
The Department of Music sponsors more than one hundred concerts on campus each year, given by faculty members, students, departmental ensembles, and distinguished visiting artists. All are open to the public and most are free, unless ticketing information is given.
Midday Music is a lunchtime concert series (12:30PM-1:15PM) featuring faculty, students, and guest artists – escape to Sage Chapel or Anabel Taylor Chapel (Wednesdays) or Lincoln Hall (Thursdays) on your lunch break and hear some wonderful music!
The Musicology Colloquium features presentations and discussions of recent research by distinguished visitors and by Cornell faculty and graduate students in musicology and performance practice. Meetings take place on select Thursdays at 4:30PM in 124 Lincoln Hall.
The Composers’ Forum brings renowned guest composers, artists, scholars, and performers to the campus several times a year. The Forum takes place on select Fridays at 1:25PM in the Alfred E. Kahn Seminar Room, room 316, within the Sidney Cox Library of Music and Dance (220 Lincoln Hall).
The Cornell Concert Series has been hosting musicians and ensembles of international stature since 1903. Originally featuring Western classical artists, the series has since grown to encompass a broader spectrum of the world’s great art musics.
Mayfest was founded in 2007 by Cornell pianists Miri Yampolsky and Xak Bjerken. Every year, by the time winter has truly turned to spring, this chamber music festival brings a range of international guest artists to Ithaca. Come join us!