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About

The Collections

  • 70,000 books and scores
  • 46,000 recordings and other media including video tapes and computer software
  • Current subscriptions to approximately 300 periodicals
  • Subjects covered include acoustics and physics of music, ethnomusicology, jazz, music education, and the history, literature, theory and performance of music.

Arrangement of Materials

  • Dewey Decimal scores and Library of Congress scores and books with call numbers through ML 299 are shelved in open stacks on the first floor.
  • Library of Congress numbers ML 300 through Z, oversize materials, and periodicals are located on the ground floor. Periodicals are shelved in alphabetical order by title.

Food and Drink Policy

Staff

  • Dylan Burns
    Arts and Humanities Librarian
    206-685-8926
  • Erin Conor
    Head, Music, Art, and Drama Library
    206-685-3140
  • John Vallier
    Head of Media / Ethnomusicology Curator
    206-616-1210