Contemporary Music Center, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts (CCCU (Open to all majors)

The Contemporary Music Center provides students with the opportunity to live and work in the refining context of community while seeking to understand how God will have them integrate music, faith and business. The CMC offers three tracks: Artist, Executive and Technical. The Artist Track is tailored to students considering careers as vocalists, musicians, songwriters, recording artists, performers and producers. The Executive Track is designed for business, arts management, marketing, communications and related majors interested in possible careers as artist managers, agents, record company executives, music publishers, concert promoters and entertainment industry entrepreneurs. The Technical Track prepares students for careers in live sound, concert lighting and studio recording. Students within each of the tracks receive instruction, experience and a uniquely Christ-centered perspective on creativity and the marketplace, while working together to create and market a recording of original music. Each track includes coursework, labs, directed study and a practicum. CCCU CMC Homepage

Heidelberg Semester, Heidelberg, Germany- (Biola University) (Open to Music majors/minors)

The Heidelberg Semester is offered through the Conservatory of Music at Biola University. On this program students will study with musicians from the Heidelberg Orchestra, professional musicians, and university faculty from the Heidelberg area. Students can look forward to studying and living in historic old town Heidelberg. The program makes trips to Salzburg and Vienna, Austria as well as Leipzig and Eisenach in northern Germany. Courses offered include music history, conducting, German language, and world history. A Biola faculty member leads a Spiritual Life/Music Integration Seminar, tying everything together and adding a significant spiritual component to the semester. Heidelberg Homepage