THE AMERICAN EMBASSY SCHOOL IN VIENNA, SALZBURG AND MUNICH

2015 - 2017

Munich is Germany's music mecca, and Austria is the brand ambassador of western classical music. It is the universality of music that appeals to the masses and resonates with people from distinguished backgrounds. If you are looking to enhance your understanding and knowledge of a genre that was created by the illustrious heroes of timeless classics, then this programme is for you.

Let's unfold the major highlights of these programmes featuring workshops, rehearsal visits, experiential tours and participatory activities in Vienna, Salzburg and Munich.

A day well-spent with globally renowned Vienna Boys' Choir, a 500-year-old choir group that performs over 300 concerts annually in front of over 500,000 people. There are approximately 100 choristers divided into the group of four for touring named after Austrian composers Bruckner, Haydn, Mozart and Schubert.

Based at the Vienna Konzerthaus, Vienna Chamber Orchestra is celebrated for its prize-winning matinees and concerts composed by a decorated list of conductors, soloists and musicians. A participatory tour of the VCO is the best way to explore and learn about western classical music in Vienna.

In 2003, Tonkünstler became the first Austrian orchestra to establish a department for music education and now offers exclusive music programmes in Austria. Join legendary percussion troupe STOMP for a participative workshop on distinguished music compositions.

Tour the Vienna State Opera, one of the leading opera houses in the world that puts together brilliant ensembles annually featuring over 350 performances.

Another great find for audiophiles in the city of music is the Haus der Musik (House of music), which is an interactive sound museum decodes music on a playful as well as scientific level.

This Western classical programme featuring exclusive choir workshops with professionals and musical geniuses would be incomplete without choir concerts at St. Peter's Church and St. Charles' Church.

If we are talking about western classical in Vienna then this programme would be incomplete with an exclusive performance at a baroque-inspired architecturally designed church. This time you can perform at one of the most quaint churches in Vienna, Mariahilfer Church.

Watch world-famous operetta composed by the legendary Johann Strauss II.

Practise and learn more about the western classical music and various other musical instruments at the Munich Your Orchestra.

Salzburg is what dreams are made of. This statement widely holds true for art and architecture enthusiasts. Salzburg's music traditions refuse to stop any time of the year and its architecture is so aesthetically pleasing that the entire city has been listed as a world heritage site.

Be part of experiential musical visits, engaging workshops and interactive sessions with professional artists and musicians. Owing to its universality - music has multiple benefits such as improved coordination, emotional development, creative thinking, linguistics and more. This programme is an opportunity for you to pursue your passion and reach creative excellence.

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