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, Sep 19-Oct 10, 7:30-8:45pm  •  $60
5 weeks; Tue, Sep 19-Oct 17, 5:45-7pm  •  $105
8 weeks; Tue, Sep 26-Nov 14, 5:30-6:45pm  •  $110
6 weeks; Wed, Sep 27-Nov 1, 7-8:30pm  •  $115
9 weeks; Mon, Sep 11-Nov 20, 7-8:30pm (no class Sep 25, Oct 30)  •  $155
10 weeks; Mon, Sep 18-Nov 20, 7-8:15pm  •  $185
8 weeks; Wed, Sep 27-Nov 15, 7-8:15pm  •  $150
8 weeks; Wed, Sep 27-Nov 15, 5:30-6:45pm  •  $150
8 weeks; Mon, Oct 2-Nov 20, 5:30-6:45pm  •  $150
Mon-Fri, Jul 24-28, 9am-4pm  •  $275
5 weeks; Tue, Sep 19-Oct 17, 7:15-8:30pm  •  $105
10 weeks; Tue, Sep 26-Nov 28, 6:30-8pm  •  $100
10 weeks; Tue, Sep 19-Nov 21, 5:30-6:45pm  •  $185
6 weeks; Thu, Sep 14-Oct 19, 5:30-7pm  •  $135
5 weeks; Thu, Nov 2-Dec 14 and Tue, Dec 12, 5:30-7pm (no class Nov 16, Nov 23)  •  $135
9 weeks; Mon, Sep 11-Nov 6, 5:45-7:15pm, Final Concert Sat, Nov 11, 2:30-4pm  •  $170
9 weeks; Mon, Sep 11-Nov 6, 7:15-8:45pm, Final Concert Sat, Nov 11, 2:30-4pm  •  $170
8 weeks; Tue, Sep 19-Nov 7, 5:30-6:30pm  •  $125
8 weeks; Thu, Oct 12-Nov 30, 7-8:30pm, Masterclass; Wed, Dec 6, 7:15-9:15pm (no class Nov 23)  •  $205
9 weeks; Tue, Sep 12-Nov 28, 3-4:15pm (no class Oct 10, 17, & 24)  •  $185
9 weeks; Tue, Sep 12-Nov 28, 7:15-8:30pm (no class Oct 10, 17, & 24)  •  $185
9 weeks; Tue, Sep 12-Nov 28, 4:25-5:40pm (no class Oct 10, 17, & 24)  •  $185
9 weeks; Tue, Sep 12-Nov 28, 5:50-7:05pm (no class Oct 10, 17, & 24)  •  $185
4 weeks; Thu, Oct 12-Nov 2, 7:30-8:45pm  •  $60
Online
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $150
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $215
Mon-Fri, Jul 24-28, 9am-4pm  •  $275
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $225
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.