Centre for Continuing Education

Music and film

Music and film

Music and film. Enrich your life.

COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling.

Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available.


Almost 100 per cent of Australians say the arts play a role in their lives, according to a survey by the Australian Council for the Arts. 75% of respondents also said the arts should be an important part of education for every Australian and 60 per cent agreed they have a positive impact on wellbeing and happiness.

Our expert presenters bring context to the great works of music and film, revealing their biographical, historical and social significance, leading to enhanced understanding and appreciation of the enduring works that unite cultures and generations.

Our music and film short courses are open to everyone. Enrol today and enrich your understanding and love of these highly accessible art forms.

Documentary Course: Introduction to Producing and Directing

Film. Focus on cinema. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Before making a great documentary, journalists and filmmakers need to grasp the basics. Documentary producing and directing by filmmakers requires... [More]
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Documentary Course: Introduction to Producing and Directing

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Music in the German Lands Course: 1843-1865

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. This new course is dominated by the radical figure of Richard Wagner, who as Kapellmeister to the Saxon court composes Tannhäuser and... [More]
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Music in the German Lands Course: 1843-1865

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Music in the German Lands Course: 1843-1865

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Music in the German Lands Course: 1843-1865

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Music Appreciation Course: Eight More Great Composers

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Why is the music of some composers so wonderful? What makes some composers more famous than others? In this music appreciation course,... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: Eight More Great Composers

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Exploring Music Course: The Orchestra

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. The sound of a great symphony orchestra in full flight is one of the most thrilling sounds in all of western classical music. So many... [More]
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Exploring Music Course: The Orchestra

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>The sound of a great symphony orchestra in full flight is one of the most thrilling sounds in all of

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A History of World Cinema Course with David Stratton

Film. Focus on cinema. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. David Stratton’s History of World Cinema course explores in great detail the development and trends of world cinema in chronological order. This... [More]
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A History of World Cinema Course with David Stratton

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Film”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>David Stratton’s History of World Cinema course explores in great detail the development and trends of world

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Great Composers Course: Mozart

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote over six hundred works, including some of the most-loved pieces in the classical repertoire. These include... [More]
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Great Composers Course: Mozart

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote over six hundred works, including some of the most-loved pieces in the

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Great Composers Course: Tchaikovsky

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Russian composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky created some of the most well-loved music of the classical repertoire, including the... [More]
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Great Composers Course: Tchaikovsky

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Movies Now Course: Your Movie Club

Film. Focus on cinema. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. This unique and popular movie appreciation course is like having your own private movie club. In its 16th year, Movies Now offers you ‘private... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: The Orchestra

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. The sound of a great symphony orchestra in full flight is one of the most thrilling sounds in all of western classical music. Your... [More]
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Music in the German Lands Course: 1828-1843

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. This new course begins in the Austrian capital of Vienna, where we explore the astonishing array of masterpieces produced by Franz... [More]
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