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Tessitura Center for Professional Development

Fundamental Courses

Courses now discounted to $245 USD through November 2021!

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Online Fundamental Courses

These three-week, virtual courses cover the fundamental functionality of Tessitura. Learn how to manage, update and harness an organization’s existing Tessitura environment, and gain critical skills to support a diverse set of operations. 

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    Flexible, all-virtual learning schedule with 24/7 access, great for learners in any time zone

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    30 hours of self-paced online coursework

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    Overview of Tessitura terminology and structures

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    Video lessons on fundamental topics, reinforced with quizzes and hands-on exercises

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    Tools to track progress and skills

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    Hands-on exercises in a personal training database

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    Personal feedback from expert Tessitura instructors

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    Group forums to connect with classmates

“The course was a life saver. It didn’t just teach me what to do; it taught me why I’m doing it.”


David Rosen, Colorado Symphony
TCPD graduate

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Gina Gentile, seated, looking up at a person standing nearby

“The Tessitura instructors were GREAT teachers. I told them this is by far the best systems training class I’ve ever taken.”

QuoteGina Gentile, The Dallas Opera

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“Training with TCPD gave me the comprehensive education I needed. I feel I can now confidently tackle Tessitura.”

QuoteKiotta Marshall, Indiana University

Tom Norcott, seated and looking at his laptop. An instructor is pointing at something on his screen.

“The class opens up the possibilities that lie within the software, and the instructors act as guides on the journey of discovery for you and your fellow classmates.”

QuoteTom Norcott, American Museum of Natural History

Megan McCranie, seen from the shoulders up, outdoors, looking forward and smiling slightly.

“This course was the perfect testing ground to become more confident in doing my job effectively. It was comprehensive and, most importantly, empowering for someone new to the system.”

QuoteMegan McCranie, Kansas City Starlight Theatre

Morgan Gavaletz, looking to the left and slightly smiling

“The teachers made the class for me: they made the learning fun. They made it accessible. ”

QuoteMorgan Gavaletz, Ogunquit Playhouse

“This course filled some gaps and helped fortify my understanding of many concepts and processes. It has been immediately useful in many, many ways.”


Dana Hylton Calabro, TCPD Graduate
Atlanta Ballet

Take your place alongside a growing number of engaged arts and cultural professionals as a TCPD graduate.

We'd love to chat with you about how the Tessitura Center of Professional Development can support your organization.

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