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This coming spring semester, the UW-Madison School of Music will offer two courses examining entrepreneurship, community programming, and career development.

Stephanie Jutt

Andrew Taylor

The first is a course offered jointly through the Bolz Center of the Business School and the SoM: “Arts Enterprise: Art as Business as Art.”  It will be team taught by Stephanie Jutt, Professor of Flute, and Andrew Taylor, Director of the Bolz Center for Arts Administration.  This weekly class, Fridays 2:25-5:25, will include lectures/discussions, guest speakers, and hands-on projects to help students across many arts disciplines develop creative careers.  The course also counts towards the Entrepreneurship Certificate for both grads and undergrads.  (Course Listing: Dance/Music/Theater/Art 469, Management and Human Resources 365/765).

The second course is a School of Music class taught by Martha Fischer, Professor of Piano and Collaborative Piano, and Teaching Assistant Julie Page, entitled “Engaging 21st Century Audiences.”

Martha Fischer

Julie Page

The weekly class, Mondays 11 am-12:50 pm, will involve guest speakers and experiential learning projects to give students the skills to present classical music in interactive and exciting ways.  Students will be paired with community organizations to develop a series of interactive music projects over the semester.  (Course Listing: Music 497, section 047).  For more information, contact Julie Page at jepage@wisc.edu.