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  • Locations: Dresden, Germany; Leipzig, Germany
  • Program Terms: Winter Term
  • Restrictions: Oberlin applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
WT Program Focus: Academic Focus, Artistic Work
Program Description:
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
This Winter Term Group Project will take place in Dresden, Germany, for Voice/Organ/German students interested in studying German at the Goethe Institute in Dresden.  In addition to language study, Voice majors will have the opportunity to interact with the coaching staff and singers at Opera Dresden; Organ students will have the opportunity to explore instruments in Dresden and nearby cities; German students will have cultural experiences in addition to immersive language study.  Students will be placed in an appropriate language course according to their ability, and will attend classes daily from 8:30-1:00, Monday-Friday.  After class, students will have the opportunity to explore Dresden, attend performances, travel to nearby cities, or other events according to participants' interests.

PROJECT LEARNING GOALS:
  • (con) Achieve a mature perspective on music's place in the world and develop a reflective consideration of their role in this cultural matrix
  • (con) Achieve a degree of professional competency in major fields that embraces artistic attainment and mature technique, as well as entrepreneurial awareness
    (con) Achieve a fluency in engaging music historically, theoretically, critically, culturally
  • Deepen understanding of specific fields while building capacity to create new knowledge, approaches or creative work in those areas
  • Broaden knowledge of and appreciation for the variety of ways (incl. scientific, humanistic, aesthetic, behavioral) that knowledge is constructed
  • Understand, appreciate, participate in the creative process
  • Communicate with diverse audiences, employing a variety of approaches, media, languages
  • Develop a critical understanding of the historical and cultural factors that underlie difference and inequality in U.S. and global societies
  • Collaborate to solve problems, generate fresh questions, create new knowledge, advance community goals
  • Cultivate habits that support healthy and sustainable living, responsible and empathetic interactions with others, a capacity for self-reflection and contemplation
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS:
  • 20
PROJECT FEE:
  • $2,050
  • Does not include airfare
PROJECT DATES: 
  • Departure: January 4, 2020
  • Return: January 25, 2020
PROJECT LOCATIONS:
  • Dresden, Germany
  • Leipzig, Germany        
PROJECT SPONSOR:
Prof. Timothy LeFebvre (tlefebvr@oberlin.edu)

Oberlin College Deadlines (please confirm host program deadlines):

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.