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Music 256 / 456 / 656 – UNC European Summer Opera Program

A Summer 2018 Faculty-Led Study Abroad Music Course in Germany

Students will gain practical experience in the production and performance of complete operatic works in professional productions with Opera Classica Europa, the largest privately-owned company in Germany. Students will study techniques of acting, singing, character analysis and stage direction, as well as perform in Master Classes with well-known opera singers and conductors from around the world. In addition to participating in professional opera productions in Germany and France, students will perform in student concerts in Bad Schwalbach, Germany.

Choosing the Correct Course and Section(s)

Take Either 2 or 6 Credit Hours

Students may take this course for either two or six credit hours (additional tuition applies for 6 credit hours; see the blue Course Basics box on this page). On the registration form please choose EITHER the 2 credit hour OR the 6 credit hour course that corresponds with your level of study.

Course Numbers
  • MUS 256: Freshman and Sophomore undergraduate students – section 615 for 2 credits, section 618 for 6 credits
  • MUS 456: Junior and Senior undergraduate students – section 616 for 2 credits, section 619 for 6 credits
  • MUS 656: Graduate students – section 617 for 2 credits, section 620 for 6 credits

Syllabus

Eligibility

Audition Required

All participants in this course need to audition for this class; this FLSA is not open anyone who has not auditioned and been selected. For specifics, please contact the instructor.

Undergraduate Students

If any prerequisites are required, they will be listed above. Prerequisites require an instructor override in advance of your registration in Ursa. Please contact the instructor before registering to provide proof of completion of the prerequisite course. Other UNC staff are not able to assist with prerequisite overrides for registration.

UNC Degree Seeking

Current UNC students can register for this course. You must have 24 credit hours completed by the time of departure with a minimum GPA of 2.5, and a clean disciplinary record at UNC. Spots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis for eligible applicants.

UNC Non-Degree Seeking

If you are not seeking a degree at UNC, but have earned a GED or high school diploma, you may take a course for personal interest or to transfer to another college or university. Please note, as a non-degree seeking student, you are not eligible for Financial Aid.

Graduate Students

If any prerequisites are required, they will be listed above. Prerequisites require an instructor override in advance of your registration in Ursa. Please contact the instructor before registering to provide proof of completion of the prerequisite course. Other UNC staff are not able to assist with prerequisite overrides for registration.

UNC Degree Seeking Students

Current UNC graduate students can register for this course.

UNC Non-Degree Seeking Students

Non-degree seeking graduate status refers to a student who has at least a Bachelor's degree and has either applied to our Graduate School and not yet been admitted or is wanting to take classes but not pursue a degree. Please note, as a non-degree seeking student, you are not eligible for Financial Aid.

Register / Apply

FLSA European (Germany) Summer Opera Program Application

Participating in an FLSA Program/Course
  1. Speak with your advisor, parents and/or guardian about the best course and program for you.
  2. Download and complete the Application using the link above.
  3. You will need to have the Disciplinary Verification Form portion of the application signed by the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities (part of the Dean of Students Office). Please allow them up to 24 hours to verify and sign this form for you.
  4. Return the completed application along with the required deposit to the Extended Campus office in Michener by the application deadline.
  5. Attend all required meetings for the FLSA.
  6. TRAVEL ABROAD AND ENJOY!!
Deposit

A nonrefundable deposit (via credit card or a check written out to the University of Northern Colorado) is due at the time of application. Deposits are non-refundable and signify your commitment to participate in the course. Once you commit to participate, UNC may begin to make logistical arrangements on your behalf that may include non-recoverable costs. UNC will attempt to recover funds expended or committed on your behalf if you decide to withdraw, but any non-recoverable costs to UNC (charged by airlines, third party vendors, tour operators, etc.) will be paid with your deposit.

Your full deposit will only be returned if you are not accepted for the course or if the course is canceled.

Costs

UNC Program Fees

Deposit (nonrefundable unless your app is denied or course is canceled)

$400

Paid to UNC, due with application

UNC Billed Costs (includes 2 or 6 credit hours of tuition, lodging, some meals, insurance & administration fees)

$560 or $760

Paid to UNC, due with summer semester tuition

Total UNC Tuition & Fees

$960 or $1,160

$960 for 2 credit hour option; $1,160 for 6 credit hour option.

Other Costs Not Billed by UNC

Airfare (estimated)

$1,500

Will vary by person, purchased individually.

Some Meals (estimated)

$500

Will vary by person, purchased individually.

Passport

$135

Purchased individually, if you do not have one already.

Total Other Costs Per Student

$2,135

 

Contact Us

Instructor email: William Wilson

UNC Extended Campus
Aimee Rogers
Campus Box 21, Michener Library, Room L54
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639
Phone: 970-351-2594
Fax: 970-351-1870
E-mail: aimee.rogers@unco.edu
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Once You register

Billing and Payment for Your Course

  • You will submit a deposit with your application packet. This deposit is non-refundable if you are accepted to the course, but will be refunded if your application is not accepted.
  • You will be billed for the remaining program cost via the billing schedule for the term in which the course is delivered.
  • Course materials costs (textbooks, etc.) are assessed and paid separately.
  • To view or pay your bill, please visit the Bursar’s website for specific instructions on accessing your bill. You will not receive a bill in the mail; UNC has an ebill system.

Syllabus

Course Basics

Level of Study
Freshmen / Sophomores = MUS 256
Juniors / Seniors = MUS 456
Graduate = MUS 656
Credits
2 or 6
Location
Germany + Sessions On-Campus
Dates
Course runs: June 4 - July 31, 2018
On-Campus Sessions: June 4-22
Travel to Germany: June 25 - July 31
Application and deposit due by March 9
Instructor
William Wilson
Tuition
2 Credit Hours = $960 including $400 deposit
or
6 Credit Hours = $1,160 including $400 deposit
View the Register/Apply section to learn more and apply.

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