The introduction of freshmen to the on-campus arts scene begins with the First-Year Arts Program, a pre-orientation program offered by the Freshman Dean’s Office that includes five days of workshops and masterclasses with resident artists, culminating in a pageant—all in the hope that the students will receive a holistic experience and forge new connections with fellow creatives.
The artists who sang out one of their college email addresses in a song, PWR BTTM are both fierce and thoughtful with a healthy serving of wit. The garage pop-punk duo spoke with The Crimson the band and reality television.
Though he worked on a thesis combining both anthropology and music, Baptista did not find it difficult to generate a topic that links the two focus fields, mostly because there already exists an area of study blending the two areas—ethnomusicology.
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.