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 coordinator Dr. Chelcy Bowles at cbowles@dcs.wisc.edu or 608-265-5629

Click here for the fall 2014 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)
W, Jan 21-May 6, 6-9pm (no class Apr 1)  •  $385
T, Mar 17-Apr 21, 7:15-8:30pm (no class Mar 31)  •  $100
T, Feb 3-Mar 3, 5:45-7pm  •  $100
T, Mar 17-Apr 21, 5:45-7pm (no class Mar 31)  •  $100
W, Feb 4-Mar 25, 7-8:30pm  •  $130
M, Feb 2-Apr 6, 7-8:30pm (no class Mar 30)  •  $150
M, Feb 2-Apr 13, 5:30-6:45pm (no class Mar 30)  •  $165
M, Feb 2-Apr 13, 7-8:15pm (no class Mar 30)  •  $165
W, Feb 4-Mar 25, 7-8:15pm  •  $130
W, Feb 4-Mar 25, 5:30-6:45pm  •  $130
W, Feb 18-Apr 15, 6:30-7:45pm (no class Apr 1)  •  $130
T, Jan 27-Mar 31, 6:30-8pm  •  $75
T, Feb 3-Mar 3, 7:15-8:30pm  •  $100
M, Jan 26-Mar 2, 6:45-8:15pm  •  $120
Th, Feb 5-Apr 16, 5:30-6:45pm (no class Apr 2)  •  $165
T, Jan 20-Mar 24, 7:15-8:30pm  •  $165
T, Feb 17-Mar 24, 5:30-7pm  •  $120
M, Feb 2-Apr 13, 5:45-7:15pm (no class Mar 30)  •  $165
M, Feb 2-Apr 13, 7:15-8:45pm (no class Mar 30)  •  $165
Sa, Nov 1, 11am-3pm  •  $65
T, Mar 17-May 19, 3-4:15pm (no class Mar 31)  •  $160
T, Mar 17-May 19, 5:50-7:05pm (no class Mar 31)  •  $160
T, Mar 17-May 19, 7:15-8:30pm (no class Mar 31)  •  $160
T, Mar 17-May 19, 4:25-5:40pm (no class Mar 31)  •  $160
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.