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Music Making

The Music Department office is located on the third floor of Ryder Hall on Northeastern’s Boston campus. The Department is home to rehearsal and performance facilities, laboratories, and studios used by students, faculty, and visiting artists. Performances are frequently held at the Fenway Center, located at 77 Saint Stephen Street, Boston, MA.

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Making music at CAMD

In addition to classes, co-op and clubs and organizations, there are plenty of other ways for students in the Department of Music to do what they love — make music. Check out some of the spaces and groups you can utilize, join or audition for below.


We offer ensembles for all musical ability levels that are open to all students regardless of major. You must audition for most groups, but some are open without audition (see details for each ensemble’s audition policy). Ensembles are non-billable one-credit classes. Ensembles include: Symphony Orchestra, Choral Society, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Rock Ensemble, Jazz Choir, Create Your Own Music, World Music and more.

Ensemble Information       


There are a variety of lessons available for a fee through the Department of Music for Northeastern students, including those outside the department. Lessons are graded based on attendance and effort for the following instruments: voice, piano, acoustic and electric guitar, acoustic and electric bass guitar, drum set, trumpet, trombone, saxophone, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, flute, violin, viola and cello.

Lesson Information       

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