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 jcourtier@dcs.wisc.edu 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)
W, Sept 2-Dec 9, 2:25-5:25pm  •  $385
T, Oct 6-Nov 10, 5:45-7pm (no class Oct 27)  •  $100
Sun, Sept 13-Oct 18, 2-4pm  •  $50
M, Sept 21-Nov 2, 7-8:30pm (no class Oct 19)  •  $100
M, Sept 14-Nov 9, 7-8:30pm  •  $150
M, Sept 21-Nov 23, 7-8:15pm  •  $165
M, Oct 5-Nov 23, 5:30-6:45pm  •  $130
W, Sept 30-Nov 18, 5:30-6:45pm  •  $130
W, Sept 30-Nov 18, 7-8:15pm  •  $130
T, Oct 13-Nov 17, 7-8:30pm  •  $100
T, Oct 6-Nov 10, 7:15-8:30pm (no class Oct 27)  •  $100
W, Sept 9-Oct 21, 5:30-7pm (no class Oct 7)  •  $100
T, Sept 15-Nov 17, 7:15-8:30pm  •  $165
T, Sept 15-Oct 20, 5:30-7pm  •  $120
M, Sept 14-Nov 9, 5:45-7:15pm Sun, Nov 15, time to be announced  •  $165
M, Sept 14-Nov 9, 7:15-8:45pm Sun, Nov 15, time to be announced  •  $165
Sa, Nov 7, 11am-3pm  •  $65
T, Sept 15-Dec 1, 3-4:15pm (no class Oct 13, Oct 20 and Oct 27)  •  $180
T, Sept 15-Dec 1, 5:50-7:05pm (no class Oct 13, Oct 20 and Oct 27)  •  $180
T, Sept 15-Dec 1, 4:25-5:40pm (no class Oct 13, Oct 20 and Oct 27)  •  $180
T, Sept 15-Dec 1, 7:15-8:30pm (no class Oct 13, Oct 20 and Oct 27)  •  $180
Online
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.