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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.


Our music courses 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.

When you study music theory, you’ll begin to understand what music does, and what’s going on when you listen to it. You’ll learn about melody, harmony, rhythm, scales, chords, and how they all work together.

Our music short courses are open to everyone. Sign up today and take your understanding and appreciation of music to the next level.

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 Appreciation Course: The Orchestra

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Exploring Music Course: Choral Music

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. From Handel’s Messiah to Orff’s Carmina Burana, choral music has always thrilled and inspired us. We use choirs for important occasions,... [More]
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Exploring Music Course: Choral Music

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>From Handel’s Messiah to Orff’s Carmina Burana, choral music has always thrilled and inspired us. We use

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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

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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

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>Russian composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky created some of the most well-loved music of the classical

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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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Music Appreciation Course: Another Eight 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 does history remember some composers and not others? What is it about the music of some composers that continues to appeal to us? In... [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 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 are some piano keys white and some black? What does ‘A major’ actually mean? What is harmony, and how does it work? How do you read... [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 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 opera course provides a guide to the appreciation and enjoyment of opera for the beginner, as well as a deeper exploration of the... [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 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. Ever wondered what a symphony actually is? Can’t tell a suite from a sonata? Love going to concerts, but not sure what to listen for?... [More]
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