Joni Mitchell, a Canadian Icon


Course Description

In these four meetings we will explore the music of singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, considered to be one of the most important artists of the 20th century. Her writing style, her guitar-playing, and her unique approach to very personal themes have had an influence on countless famous musicians. Her album Blue, from 1971, is often cited as one of the best pop albums ever. Joni Mitchell is one of the first female singer-songwriters to really succeed and hold her ground, and in so doing she became a beacon for succeeding generations of aspiring women artists.

Books to Purchase (will be available at Argo Bookshop during the weeks prior to the course beginning):

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Please note that this course has a maximum enrollment of 24 students.

NEW PAYMENT POLICY: Participants must pay the course fees in order to be considered registered for the course. 

For fully registered courses, a waiting list will be created. Should vacancies develop, those on the waiting list will be contacted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note that we do not allow participants to audit courses for free.

Course Details

Location: Zoom

First Session: Monday 1 May 2023

Course Length: 4 weeks, Mondays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Instructor: François Ouimet

Degree Credit: 0 credits

Course Fee:

$110.00 (standard tuition)
$75.00 (promotion for new students)

Administrative Fee:



$135.00 (standard tuition)
$100.00 (promotion for new students)

NEW REFUND POLICY FOR SHORT COURSES: Course fees are refundable in full before the first session. Refunds will not be issued after the first session. Please note that non-attendance does not constitute a withdrawal.

Students pursuing studies for credit are encouraged to consult with their advisers as they register for courses.

Course leaders, and students wishing to use credit vouchers, should call (514) 935-9585 to pay by phone or to schedule an appointment to pay in person.

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