At a glance

What: High-quality instruction and innovative programming for musicians and music lovers of every skill level, genre, and interest

Who: Taught by leading musicians, educators, and historians from UW-Madison and across the region

Certification: Programs meet multiple requirements and standards for continuing education

Questions? Contact program director Dr. Jessica Courtier at or 608-890-3626

Click here for the winter/spring 2015 music classes brochure»

Music instructor Jaimie Henke talks about basic music concepts in her new online class How Music Works.

Upcoming programs
(Click class title for details and to register)
Sa, Feb 6-Apr 2, 11am-12:15pm (no class Mar 19)  •  $110
T, Oct 13-Nov 17, 7-8:30pm  •  $100
W, Feb 10-Apr 6, 5:30-7pm (no class Mar 23)  •  $160
T, Mar 1-15, 7-8:30pm  •  $50
T, Feb 9-Apr 19, 7-8:15pm (no class Mar 22)  •  $165
Th, Feb 11-Mar 17, 7-8:30pm  •  $120
T, Feb 9-Mar 8, 7-8:15pm (no class Feb 23)  •  $65
M, Feb 8-Apr 11, 5:45-7:15pm & Sun, Apr 17, 2-4pm, no class Mar 21  •  $165
Sa, Nov 7, 11am-3pm  •  $65
T, Mar 8-May 10, 3-4:15pm (no class Mar 22)  •  $180
T, Mar 8-May 10, 5:50-7:05pm (no class Mar 22)  •  $180
T, Mar 8-May 10, 4:25-5:40pm (no class Mar 22)  •  $180
T, Mar 8-May 10, 7:15-8:30pm (no class Mar 22)  •  $180
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $150
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $215
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $225, High School Student $195
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $195
Other music programs
A full summer week of concerts, expert lectures, special events, and a chance to perform with peers and faculty artists.
Junior and high school music students meet for a week of creative skill-building and performance in band, orchestra, choir, musical theater, and jazz ensemble.
Music resources
The Clinics on Cassettes Music Education Video Series is a superb resource for teachers, students, conductors, libraries, and workshops. Click here for details and order information»
Related campus links

Click here to view a complete list of Continuing Studies Music programs.