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Applied Math 141r: Computational Music Theory
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Applied Math 141r: Computational Music Theory

(from left) George D. Torres ‘17, Dayne A. Davis ‘16, and Gordon P. Michas ‘17 work on their musical instruments during Applied Math 141r: Computational Music Theory on Thursday afternoon.

Tin Can Guitar
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Tin Can Guitar

Gordon P. Michas ‘17 works on a tin can guitar during Applied Math 141r, which takes place in Pierce Hall.

Carpenter Center Fourth Floor
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​The Springboard: Alumni in the Arts Recall Studies at Harvard

Harvard grads in the arts—from the creators of “The Office,” “Parks and Recreation,” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” to Broadway musicians and authors—remember a formative Harvard education, albeit one largely lacking in technical arts instruction.

Applied Math 141r: Computational Music Theory
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Deriving the Right Note

The music track of the applied math concentration brings together computation, mathematical modeling, and music theory and composition to produce a uniquely quantitative study that serve to redefine Harvard’s liberal arts system for the silicon age.

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The Creative Classroom

The Crimson Arts delves into the curricular arts—academic projects, faculty perspectives, and interdisciplinary hidden gems—for its first-ever themed spring supplement.

THUD Kicks Off Yardfest Weekend
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THUD Kicks Off Yardfest Weekend

The Harvard Undergraduate Drummers kick off Yardfest weekend with a performance at Lowell Lecture Hall. The performance Friday night centered around a summer camp experience defined by a battle against the proprietary powers of Harvard University.

Steve Aoki's Selfie
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Steve Aoki's Selfie

Steve Aoki grabbed Crimson photographer Ryosuke Takashima’s camera to snap a quick selfie during Aoki’s Yardfest performance Sunday.

Crowd at Yardfest
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Crowd at Yardfest

The crowd interacts with the music at Yardfest. Steve Aoki headlined the event, with other performers including Max Styler, Protein Shake, and the Lighthouse Keepers.

Steve Aoki at Yardfest
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Steve Aoki at Yardfest

Steve Aoki performs for the crowd in Tercentenary Theatre at Yardfest Sunday.

Overlooking Yardfest
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Overlooking Yardfest

Yardfest attracted a large portion of the undergraduate population, as well as some guests who purchased guest tickets through students.

Neon Future
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Neon Future

Steve Aoki performs his set for the crowd at Yardfest Sunday.

Steve Aoki's Yardfest Performance
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Steve Aoki's Yardfest Performance

Yardfest headliner Steve Aoki entertains the crowd of students and guests Sunday.

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Steve Aoki at Yardfest

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Andrew Bird’s True Convictions Glow in ‘Are You Serious’

In his newest release, Andrew Bird is back with a new intimacy in his lyrics that seems to zero in on his life as opposed to chasing high-flying philosophies.

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Birdy Lets Her Hair Down In ‘Beautiful Lies’

In "Beautiful Lies," Birdy shows a side that is gorgeously complex and daringly individual.