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Austria & Czech Republic: Music
*Please note: The next time this program will run is Spring/Summer 2023. Details below are subject to change.
Students will explore two countries with a shared history and strong musical traditions. Composers from these lands include Mozart, Beethoven, Janá ek, and Johann Strauss. Experience world-class performances (symphonies, piano concerto, chamber music, operetta) and backstage tours of world-famous venues. Courses can be used towards a major, minor, or General Education credits
- Historic cities of the former Austrian Empire: Vienna, Prague, and Ostrava; day trip to the Czech village Hukvaldy
- Musical art from 1750 to the present: composers Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert, DvoYák, Janá ek, Schoenberg and more
- World-class performances (orchestra, chamber music, operetta), and backstage tours
- Field trips to palaces and museums
- Experience daily life in Austria and the Czech Republic; exploring charming neighborhoods and Viennese café culture
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Program Dates and Application Deadline
MUS 308: Music History Seminar (3 credits)
Fulfills (1) General Education Global Perspectives requirement
Fulfills (1) General Education Issues course requirement. Reflection required
Optional online music courses (3 credits each):
MUS 100, MUS 218, MUS 219, MUS 300 OR MUS 301
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Cost and Scholarships
2020 PROJECTED PROGRAM COSTS:
Program Fee: $2,810
- Round-trip air fare
- Field trips
- Ground transportation
- GVSU tuition (3 credits = $1,698)
- Personal expenses ($300)
- Meals ($880)
- Passport/Photos ($150)
- SIM cards for Czech Republic and Austria ($60)
- Textbooks ($60)
- ISIC card ($28 - optional)
TOTAL PROJECTED COST: (Program Fee + Other Expenses): $5,906
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