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)
4 weeks; Tue, Feb 7-28, 5:30-7pm  •  $60
5 weeks; Tue, Feb 7-Mar 7, 5:45-7pm  •  $105
5 weeks; Tue, Apr 4-May 2, 5:45-7pm  •  $105
8 weeks; Wed, Feb 8-Apr 5, 7-8:30pm (no class Mar 22)  •  $180
5 weeks, Tue, Feb 7-Mar 7, 7:15-8:30pm  •  $105
9 weeks; Mon, Feb 6-Apr 10, 7-8:30pm (no class Mar 27)  •  $155
10 weeks; Mon, Jan 30-Apr 10, 5:30-6:45pm (no class Mar 20)  •  $185
Mon, Jan 30-Apr 10, 7-8:15pm (no class Mar 20)  •  $185
8 weeks; Wed, Feb 8-Apr 5, 5:30-6:45pm (no class Mar 22)  •  $150
5 weeks; Tue, Apr 4-May 2, 7:15-8:30pm  •  $105
10 weeks; Tue, Jan 31-Apr 11, 6:30-8pm (no class Mar 21)  •  $100
4 weeks; Sat, Feb 18-Mar 11, 10-11:15am  •  $60
4 weeks; Thu, Feb 23-Mar 16, 5:30-7pm  •  $50
10 weeks; Tue, Feb 14-Apr 25, 5:45-7pm (no class Mar 21)  •  $185
10 weeks; Tue, Feb 14-Apr 25, 7:15-8:30pm (no class Mar 21)  •  $185
6 weeks; Thu, Jan 26-Mar 9, 5:30-7pm (no class Feb 9)  •  $135
6 weeks; Thu, Jan 26-Mar 9, 7:15-8:45pm (no class Feb 9)  •  $135
Mon, Feb 6-Apr 10, 5:45-7:15pm (no class Mar 27) Concert Sun, Apr 9, 3:30-5:30pm  •  $170
Mon, Feb 6-Apr 10, 7:15-8:45pm (no class Mar 27) Concert: Sun, Apr 9, 3:30-5:30pm  •  $170
9 weeks; Tue, Mar 7-May 9, 3-4:15pm (no class Mar 21)  •  $185
9 weeks; Tue, Mar 7-May 9, 7:15-8:30pm (no class Mar 21)  •  $185
9 weeks; Tue, Mar 7-May 9, 4:25-5:40pm (no class Mar 21)  •  $185
9 weeks; Tue, Mar 7-May 9, 5:50-7:05pm (no class Mar 21)  •  $185
Online
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.