Music

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 jessica.courtier@wisc.edu or 608-890-3626

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)
5 weeks; Tue, Apr 4-May 2, 5:45-7pm  •  $105
4 weeks; Tue, Jun 13-Jul 18, 6:30-8pm (no class Jul 4, Jul 11)  •  $65
30 sessions; Mon-Fri, Jun 19-Jul 28, 9am-4pm  •  $275
5 weeks; Tue, Apr 4-May 2, 7:15-8:30pm  •  $105
8 weeks; Tue, Jun 13-Aug 8, 6:30-8pm (no class Jul 4)  •  $80
8 weeks; Wed, Jun 21-Aug 9, 5:30-7pm  •  $180
8 sessions; Mon & Thu, Jun 12-Jul 6, 7-9pm  •  $75
6 weeks; Tue, Jun 13-Jul 25, 5:50-7:05pm (no class Jul 4)  •  $135
6 weeks; Tue, Jun 13-Jul 25, 3-4:15pm (no class Jul 4)  •  $125
6 weeks; Tue, Jun 13-Jul 25, 7:15-8:30pm (no class Jul 4)  •  $125
6 weeks; Tue, Jun 13-Jul 25, 4:25-5:40pm (no class Jul 4)  •  $125
Online
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $150
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $215
30 sessions; Mon-Fri, Jun 19-Jul 28, 9am-4pm  •  $275
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.