Create Your Own Music

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If you've ever wanted to compose your own music, this course is for you!

Beginners: Complete six composition activities modeled after exercises assigned to great composers.

Experienced composers: Stretch your ideas in new pieces or receive feedback on completed pieces.

Prerequisite: basic music notation skills.

Please contact Dr. Jamie Henke at jamie.henke@wisc.edu before you register to discuss content for your individually designed course. Email is the best way to accomplish this. It is helpful to have a written record of your planned course content.

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Earn Continuing Education Hours

By participating in this class you will earn:

Instructional Hours 30
University of Wisconsin Continuing Education Units 3

Explanation of Continuing Education Hours

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Contact Jamie Henke at jamie.henke@wisc.edu or 608-263-6822

Registration Questions?

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Meet your instructor

Jamie Henke

Jamie Henke (PhD, UW–Madison) is a Distinguished Faculty Associate and has received the UW–Madison Chancellor's Hilldale Teaching Award, the Alliant Energy Underkofler Award, and the Bartell Award in the Arts. She teaches online theory and composition courses for Continuing Studies, is the coordinator of the independent learning program in music, and directs and teaches the Literally Arts program for Odyssey Junior. She also teaches music theory for non-majors at the School of Music.