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Study Abroad

Music and Art Workshop in Bali, Indonesia

This three-week program is centered in the village of Peliatan, a village that specializes in the arts and is well-known for welcoming visitors. Students study gamelan (ensemble) music as a group with a master musician and may choose to study one or more other arts such as dance, painting, mask-making and batik. The group also takes several tours to cultural sites around the island of Bali, and spends two nights in an ashram in East Bali to visit old villages and sacred performing arts. Students attend village temple festivals and ceremonies and become involved with the cultural life of Bali. No previous music or art experience is necessary.

Music and Art Workshop in Ghana, West Africa 

This three-week program is open to all majors at the University. Students experience traditional a contemporary African society from the perspective of the arts. Music, dance and crafts are studied and students participate in field trips with the native Ewe people of Kopeyia. 

Italy-Florence

This program offers undergraduate and graduate music students an experience in composition, performance and art at the Studio Art Centers International (SACI) in Florence. The program is grounded in private study, group interdisciplinary projects and art history. The rich cultural resources of Florence provide a stimulating environment for the performance creation of new works.

Austria-Salzburg or Mozarteum

This program offers undergraduate and graduate music students an experience in composition, performance and art at the Studio Art Centers International (SACI) in Florence. The program is grounded in private study, group interdisciplinary projects and art history. The rich cultural resources of Florence provide a stimulating environment for the performance creation of new works.

Music study at either the University of Salzburg or the Mozarteum through the dual Master of Arts in Music History and German. Students generally spend their first year participating in the well-established year abroad program in Austria.