Percussionist, Phil O'Banion, meets with students from Ingrid Arauco's Music 266 Composition class where he performs music the students wrote. (l-r) Ingrid Arauco, Damon Motz-Storey, Phil O'Banion, Mason Emmert, Samuel Walter, Luis Rivas.

There are many ways in which Haverford is an ideal place to pursue your musical interests in the context of a challenging liberal arts curriculum. Our academic courses offer a creative approach to music theory, our curriculum in music history deals with music in the social context and embraces world music and jazz, and our applied music program and ensembles give students abundant performance and frequent tour opportunities.