Summer Brass Ensemble Program at Harlaxton
May 29-June 8, 2020
Spend a week and a half at Harlaxton College, UE's own British manor house and study abroad center, learning and performing with students and faculty from across the US and UK! This program offers the opportunity for a unique brass ensemble experience with University of Evansville faculty to rehearse and perform at Harlaxton and in the Grantham area, learn and work with local musicians, and visit London! Dr. Kenneth Steinsultz, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands at UE, is the primary group leader for this experience. This is a non-credit program that will give you the experience of Harlaxton and the United Kingdom through music!
How to Apply
Interested students should click on the "Apply Now" button above and log in with their Evansville credentials to start an application through the myHarlaxton/myUEabroad system.
The application for this program will include a statement of interest and a $25 application fee. Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis, after which students will be required to complete various other materials to prepare for their time abroad. The deadline to apply for this program is February 1, 2020.
This is a non-credit opportunity to experience music in the United Kingdom. Students who have questions about receiving academic credit for this program can contact Dr. Stenstultz.
The program fee is $2900.
This includes room and board at Harlaxton College for the duration of the program, airport pickup and drop-off, activities and workshops at Harlaxton and with local musicians, and an excursion to London. Airfare and meals on excursions are not included.
Students will be required to pay a $250 deposit by February 15, 2020 to confirm their place on the program.
Please contact Dr. Steinsultz for information on scholarship opportunities for this program!
Students will be responsible for their own transportation to and from the United Kingdom for this program. They will be expected to arrive in Heathrow Airport by 10:30am on the designated program start date to meet Dr. Steinsultz, the group leader, and take a coach to Harlaxton College.
There will be rehearsal and free time at Harlaxton throughout the week of the program, and students will have the opportunity to perform at local venues and work with local musicians throughout the week as well. There will also be a two-day trip to London at the conclusion of the program, during which students will tour the Royal Albert Hall and the Royal Opera House and will have free time to explore the city. A tentative program itinerary can be found below.
For departure, the group will be transported back to Heathrow Airport on the designated program end date and will be responsible for their own return to the US or for onward travel.
May 29: Arrive in London, coach to Harlaxton
May 30-June 4: Music practice time, local music workshops, and activities at Harlaxton
June 5: Practice day at Harlaxton and Red Cross concert in the Great Hall
June 6-8: Excursion to London
June 8: Departure from London