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Summer Sessions at Salzburg College

From May to August Salzburg College offers several summer sessions for undergraduate students. The summer sessions are either offered exclusively by Salzburg College or as Joint Programs together with a US-American partner institution.

Summer Session I

May 16 - June 18, 2016

The Summer Session I at Salzburg College offers an introduction to various aspects of the Austrian and European culture.

Most courses emphasize the special opportunities provided by the Salzburg setting. Field experience including visits to historical sites, to cultural and professional institutions and the attendance of musical events constitute an important part of the program.

The Courses

  • German Language Studies at Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels (3 hours)
  • Understanding Austria: History, Politics and Culture (3 hours)
    From the Habsburg empire to the modern state.
  • Austrian Literature and Culture (3 hours)
    An examination of 20th century Austrian literature against the background of the country's history, politics and culture.
  • Economics and Politics of the EU (3 hours)
    An introduction to the process and institutions of European political and economic integration.
  • Cultural Business and Marketing (3 hours)
    An examination of the classical music business and how marketing works in this industry in Europe.
  • The Mozart Project (3hrs)
    Personal study proejct combining research and performance. For Music majors.
  • Vocal and Instrumental Arranging (3 hours)
    An introduction to the musical craft of arranging as related to the setting of music for various combinations of instruments.
  • Music History (3 hours)
    An introduction to the musical heritage of Europe from the Baroque to the Classical Period.
  • Music Performance (3 hours)
    Private instruction for music majors - practice facilities are provided.

No specific courses are made a requirement during the summer session. Students can choose freely from the courses offered. A minimum of 6 credit hours is recommended. For a course load above 6 credits the approval from Salzburg College and the home university is necessary. For prerequisites, please see individual course descriptions in the Undergraduate Course Catalogue Summer I.

Field Trips
A four-day trip to Vienna, Austria's historical capital, will provide a broad range of experiences related to history, art, music, and modern life. In addition, a variety of local field trips constitute an integrated part of the academic program. There is also some time for independent travel on weekends.

Housing
To maximize the cultural involvement, students live in Austrian homes where they also take their breakfasts and dinners. Family accommodations are normally reserved for students up to the age of 26.
Other accommodations can be made available at request.
Weekday lunches are provided by Salzburg College.

Application deadline: March 1

Program Fee:

European Studies Program: $ 5,628*

The cost includes:

  • tuition
  • room and board
  • local excursions and social events
  • a 4-day trip to Vienna
  • a day trip to Upper Austria
  • a day long hiking trip to the Salzkammergut.

Cost does not include transatlantic transportation and health insurance.

Music Program: $ 6,034*

As above, including music performance instruction.

Additional program costs may be added on part of your home institution or Salzburg College partner.

* Program costs are subject to exchange rate.

Summer Session II

June 19-July 9, 2016

The 3-week faculty-led Summer Session II in cooperation with Wake Tech CC offers an introduction to various aspects of Austrian and European culture. The academic course work emphasizes the special opportunities provided by the Salzburg setting. Field experience, including visits to historical sites, to cultural and professional institutions and the attendance of musical events constitute an important part of the program.

Course Details

PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (3 hrs)

This course provides an introductory survey of the international business world. Topics include forms of foreign investment, international trade theory, government influences on trade and strategies, international organizations, multinational corporations, personnel management and international marketing.

 

Field Trips

A two-day trip to Vienna, Austria's historical capital, will provide a broad range of experiences related to history, art, music, and modern life.  In addition, a variety of local field trips and excursions constitute an integrated part of the academic program.

 

Housing

To maximize cultural involvement, students live with Austrian students in a dormitory where breakfast is also served. Weekday lunches are provided by Salzburg College. Dinner is on your own.

 

Program Cost: $ 2,965*

The cost includes tuition, room and board, a variety of local excursions and social events, a 2-day trip to Vienna (no meals other than breakfast), a day trip to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest, a day trip to the Salzkammergut, and a local bus pass.

Cost does not include passport, transatlantic transportation and international health insurance.

Additional fees on behalf of home institution may apply.

* Program costs are subject to exchange rate.

Application deadline: March 1

Summer Session III

The SAOS Summer Orchestra Academy

July 11-August 11, 2016

The SAOS Summer Orchestra Academy takes place in collaboration with the University of Miami Frost School of Music at Salzburg program already established at Salzburg College since 1986. This unique new program offers intensive individual as well as orchestral training tailored to your needs.

Faculty

Our faculty consists of professional musicians from the SAOS Chamber Orchestra (Salzburg Orchester Solisten) as well as professors from the Mozarteum University.

 

The SAOS Chamber Orchestra is comprised of leading members of the Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, the Camerata Salzburg and of other major Austrian and German orchestras. Founded in 2005, it concentrates mainly on symphonic works of the Classical and Romantic periods. The SAOS Chamber Orchestra has perfected the Salzburg characteristic style and sound in their interpretation of Mozart’s works. Since its debut at the world-famous Salzburg Festival in 2013, the SAOS Chamber Orchestra has been in great demand for opera productions throughout Austria and Germany.

 

The performances during the program are conducted by Kai Röhrig. Kai Röhrig has worked with many symphony orchestras in German-speaking countries, including a permanent assignment with the Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg. He has conducted opera performances at the Großes Festspielhaus in Salzburg, the Illinois Opera Theatre in Champaign/USA, the Komische Oper Berlin, the Theater Hof, the Mainfrankentheater Würzburg, the Landestheater Innsbruck and the Festival Hall in Baden-Baden.

Prior, Kai Röhrig worked as musical assistant at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Bayreuth Festival, and at the Salzburg Festival. 

 

Who should attend?

The SAOS Summer Orchestra Academy offers all college students majoring in instrumental music and emerging young instrumental musicians the opportunity to work on an individual basis with highly accomplished professionals while also expanding their expertise in the orchestral setting. The program will help participants grow technically as well as artistically and prepare them for a career in professional orchestras.

Included in your four-week comprehensive study program:

  • Daily private lessons (Mo-Fr)
  • Daily chamber music instruction (Mo-Fr)
  • Numerous opportunities to perform publicly with the professional chamber orchestra
  • Final opera concertant performance
  • Tickets to the Salzburg Festival
  • A variety of local excursions in and around Salzburg
  • Time for independent travel on weekends
  • Individualized guidance
  • A summer you will never forget!

 

Room and Board

To maximize cultural involvement, students live either in Austrian families or share a room with a fellow student in a dormitory. Family accommodations are reserved for students up to the age of 26.

Weekday lunches are provided through Salzburg College.

 

Program Cost: $ 6,495

The cost includes tuition (private lessons, master classes, chamber ensemble, etc.), room and half board, a variety of local excursions and social events, festival tickets, and a day trip to the Salzkammergut.

Cost does not include passport, transatlantic transportation and international health insurance.

 

Academic credit through Salzburg College for up to 6 hrs is included in the program cost.

 

Additional fees on behalf of home institution may apply.

Non-refundable $ 500 deposit due upon registration. 

 

How to apply

We kindly ask you to create an informative video in which you perform one Mozart piece and a second musical piece of your choice. Please email the completed Study Abroad Application Form, along with the online link to your video and letter of recommendation from your current or most recent teacher to office@salzburgcollege.edu

Application deadline: March 1

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