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Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate.

COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol.

Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available.


Music courses at the Centre for Continuing Education are designed for music lovers wanting to gain a greater appreciation of their favourite music styles. From baroque to Beethoven, from impressionism to opera, there’s bound to be subjects in our range to interest you.

Backed by the University of Sydney, all our educators are experts in their fields. Get a fuller appreciation and knowledge of your favourite types of music in fun, interactive classes. You’ll also have the chance to meet other like-minded music fans in a relaxed and friendly environment.

If you’d like to take a closer look at the music you love, then music courses at the Centre for Continuing Education are for you. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with music courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Music Appreciation Course: A History of Classical Music

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. How do the great composers fit into history? How are they influenced by their times, and how do they influence... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: A History of Classical Music

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Exploring Music Course: Chamber Music

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Chamber music is one of the most intimate forms of classical music. It combines the wealth and richness of... [More]
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Exploring Music Course: Chamber Music

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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 both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. This new course begins in the Austrian capital of Vienna, where we explore the astonishing array of masterpieces... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: Another Eight Great Composers

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Why does history remember some composers and not others? What is it about the music of some composers that... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: Opera

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. This opera course provides a guide to the appreciation and enjoyment of opera for the beginner, as well as a... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: Classical Genres

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Ever wondered what a symphony actually is? Can’t tell a suite from a sonata? Love going to concerts, but not... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: A Beginner's Guide to Classical Music

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Interested in classical music but don’t know how to start? Been listening for a while but need some guidance?... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: Eight Great Composers

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. What makes a composer ‘great’? Why does the work of some composers still resonate, delighting contemporary... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: How Music Works

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Why are some piano keys white and some black? What does ‘A major’ actually mean? What is harmony, and how does... [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 both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. 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... [More]
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