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 13-Mar 6, 5:30-7pm  •  $60
5 weeks; Tue, Feb 20-Mar 20, 5:45-7pm  •  $105
11 weeks; Mon, Jan 29-Apr 2, 7:30-9:30pm (no class Mar 26), Tue and Thur, Apr 10-Apr 19, 3:30-6pm, Concerts: Sun, Apr 22, 4pm and 7pm  •  $75
5 weeks; Tue, Feb 20-Mar 20, 7:15-8:30pm  •  $105
9 weeks; Mon, Feb 5-Apr 9, 7-8:30pm (no class Mar 26)  •  $155
10 weeks; Mon, Jan 29-Apr 9, 5:30-6:45pm (no class Mar 26)  •  $185
10 weeks; Mon, Jan 29-Apr 9, 7-8:15pm (no class Mar 26)  •  $185
8 weeks; Wed, Jan 31-Mar 21, 7-8:15pm  •  $150
10 weeks; Tue, Feb 20-May 1, 6:30-8pm (no class Mar 27)  •  $100
13 weeks; Rehearsals: Tue and Thu, Jan 23-Apr 26, 6:30-8:30pm (no rehearsal Mar 27 and Mar 29) | Concert Sat, Apr 28, 8-10pm  •  $75
10 weeks; Thu, Feb 1-Apr 12, 5:30-6:45pm (no class Mar 29)  •  $185
6 weeks; Tue, Jan 30-Mar 6, 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
4 weeks; Thu, Mar 8-Apr 5, 5:30-7pm (no class Mar 29)  •  $60
9 weeks; Mon, Feb 5-Apr 9, 5:45-7:15pm, Final Concert Sat, Apr 14, 3:30-5:30pm (no class Mar 26)  •  $170
9 weeks; Mon, Feb 5-Apr 9, 7:15-8:45pm, Final Concert Sat, Apr 14, 3:30-5:30pm (no class Mar 26)  •  $170
4 weeks; Tue, Feb 13-Mar 6, 7:15-8:45pm  •  $90
8 weeks; Tue, Jan 23-Mar 20, 5:50-7:05pm (no class Mar 6)  •  $165
8 weeks; Tue, Jan 23-Mar 20, 3-4:15pm (no class Mar 6)  •  $165
8 weeks; Tue, Jan 23-Mar 20, 7:15-8:15pm (no class Mar 6)  •  $130
8 weeks; Tue, Jan 23-Mar 20, 4:25-5:40pm (no class Mar 6)  •  $165
Online
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $185
Start anytime, complete within 1 year  •  $215
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.