Continuing Education Course

Continuing Education Course 2017-09-26T09:17:34+00:00


Through listening, lecture, discussion and attendance at select Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra concerts, examine the making and development of classical music with the aim of deepening your understanding and appreciation of this music genre. Orchestral masterpieces studied may include the works of Barber, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Strauss, Mahler, Prokofiev, Handel and Bach. Through four preview sessions, the course offers a layman’s introduction to four concerts and attendance at those concerts. Course fee includes the price of concert tickets, orchestra seating. Calgary Philharmonic season ticket holders please call to register at a reduced rate.

The Course

HUM 405 – $325 + GST
023 – Fall 2017 – 25 September, 10 October, 06 November, 20 November

30 September –Brahms and Mahler
14 October –Dvorak and Contemporary Music
10 November –Vocal Showpieces – Canadian Music
25 November –Rachmaninoff and Beethoven

Please note: the rate for Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra season ticket holders is $185 plus GST.

About Jennifer MacDonald

Jennifer MacDonald, our Director of Orchestra Operations at the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra will be teaching HUM 405 – Evenings with the Calgary Philharmonic at the University of Calgary from September 2016 to June 2017.

Before moving to Calgary in 2011, Jennifer was Assistant Artistic Administrator with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and had previously served as Artistic Administrator for the Ottawa Chamber Music Society. Jennifer holds an MA from McGill University in musicology, and a BMus from Mount Allison University.

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