is the exclusive source for music lovers, educators, and students seeking carefully curated educational content led by a world-class faculty.
Forward Motion content is purpose-built to take you to the next level. Whether pursuing personal growth, looking for class content, pursuing graduate credit, or fulfilling Professional Development requirements, our online offerings are available at your convenience.
Carefully curated asynchronous content that allows you to learn over time at your own pace
Scheduled synchronous access to highly sought faculty with limited class size
One-on-one synchronous lessons in conducting, score study, composition, and more
Select courses available for Graduate Credit
Courses and lessons related to singing for performers, teachers, and choral conductors
Courses and lessons related to instrumental music for performers, teachers, and conductors of bands & orchestras
Courses specifically designed to address various aspects of musical theater performance and production
Interdisciplinary courses with applications in music performance and leadership
View Lesson #1 of "Choral Arranging" by composer René Clausen -- FREE! This 6 part course builds upon itself to provide you a comprehensive guide to the art of choral arranging.
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"Forward Motion offers excellent courses for music directors to take alongside our work in the classroom. I can't imagine myself choosing any other platform for online music courses!"
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