Continuing Education Course

Continuing Education Course 2018-01-19T16:44:21+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
024 – Winter 2018 – 22 January, 12 February, 26 February, 19 March

Concert Dates:
Saturday, 27 January – The Best of Tchaikovsky
Saturday, 17 February – Romantic Rachmaninoff with Luca Buratto
Saturday, 03 March – Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninoff
Saturday, 24 March – Beethoven, Mendelssohn & Schumann

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

HUM 405 – $325 + GST
025 – Spring 2018 – 7 May, 22 May, 28 May, 11 June

Concert Dates:
Saturday, 12 May – Mozart & Bruckner
Thursday, 24 May – Bach & Telemann
Saturday, 02 June – Take Flight: The Firebird & Cantus Arcticus
Saturday, 16 June – Ode to Joy

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

About Jennifer MacDonald

Jennifer MacDonald, Director of Orchestra Operations at the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra teaches HUM 405 – Evenings with the Calgary Philharmonic at the University of Calgary.

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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