Theater and Music

  • Analyzes and Discusses Literature and Music
  • Develops Cultural Aptitude
  • Provides Lively Discussion and Debate

These courses provide the opportunity to explore masterworks of the theatre and listen to symphonies, operas, and folk songs. Explore the cultural and historic legacies of the performing arts.

This semester, study in-person or from anywhere in the world from the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Franz Schubert: Master of Melody

Explore the works of Franz Schubert and the artistic world of his native Vienna.

2023 Spring
1 section

The Play's the Thing: Curtain Up on New York's Theatre Scene

Meet with theatre professionals and see five Broadway or Off-Broadway shows to learn what happens before the curtain rises and after it falls.

2023 Spring
2 sections

Explore French Culture Through Film

Explore a wide range of 21st century French films and engage in lively discussions of French history and culture.

2023 Spring
1 section

Beethoven and His Heroic Period: 1802-1812

Explore the groundbreaking works of Beethoven’s Heroic period

2022 Fall
1 section

A Brief History of Jazz: A Mirror of America

Explore the history of Jazz and its influence on American music and...

The Play's the Thing: When the Curtain's Not Yet Fully Up

View recorded theatrical performances on your own, and then join online lectures and discussions that include special guests from the theatre world.

Johann Sebastian Bach and His Musical Sons: A Family Portrait in Sound

Explore Baroque and Classical music through the work of Johann Sebastian Bach and his four musical sons