From great symphonic works to dazzling jazz improvisations to the popular songs of each generation, music holds the power to move and connect people. Our expert musicologists, music educators and musicians invite you behind the curtain in our accessible music history and music appreciation courses.

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Name Instructor Format Schedule start date AVAILABILITY

Russian Masters: Classical Music Before and After the Revolution

Carlos Andrés Botero On-campus 7–8:30 p.m. 20170918 Sept. 18, 2017 Closed

Broadway Composer-Lyricists: From ‘Yankee Doodle Dandy’ to ‘Hamilton’

Debra Dickinson On-campus 10–11:30 a.m. 20170919 Sept. 19, 2017 Closed

Jazz and African-American Music

David Ferris On-campus 7–8:30 p.m. 20170928 Sept. 28, 2017 Closed

The World of Medieval Knights

World of Medieval Knights Instructors On-campus 7–8:30 p.m. 20171019 Oct. 19, 2017 Open

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Experience lifelong learning driven by your fascinations. Explore history, science, music, current events, creative writing, photography, studio art, meditation and many other subjects in our short, non-credit courses.