AEF SUMMER PROGRAMS 2022
ITALIAN LANGUAGE & CULTURE
VOICE & OPERA
DRAWING & PAINTING
Florence, June 13th – July 8th
AEF Summer Programs are 4-week intensive Liberal and Performing Arts Programs, for students who are ready to be inspired by a city so rich in art and culture.
AEF Summer Programs include Liberal Arts, Italian Art, Culture and Language courses, Opera, Classical Music, Jazz, Dance courses and Music Ensembles, each combining a cultural immersion in the City of the Renaissance and professional performing opportunities along with regular lectures and on-site classes, which will enhance the academic and personal experience of students.
Field trips and ensembles are an essential part of the curricular activities, as they are occasions for students to explore new locations, meet locals and interact with the community, and live a wonderful experience as international performers.
Students may choose 1 or 2 of the following Course Options (from 3 U.S. up to 8 U.S. Credits). All Courses will be offered with a minimum of 5 students.
Each course consists of the following:
• 36 hours in class (9.00-11:00am/11:30-1:30pm or 2:00-4:00pm);
• 30 hours total (15 hours for each of the 2 classes) of curricular activities including visits (Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery, Opera del Duomo Museum) and 2 one-day field trips for all AEF Summer students;
• 12 hours of ensemble/performances for Performing Arts Courses (Mon – Thurs, from 4:30pm to 6pm).
Textbook (if required), class materials, syllabus expenses, cooking classes, museum entrances, and activity fees all included.
Photography software and equipment are available to rent for an extra fee.
Availability of specific musical instruments not included (i.e Vibraphone, Double bass, Sax, Violin).
LIBERAL ARTS COURSES
PERFORMING ARTS COURSES
Music students are required to audition for one of three ensembles offered in the Summer: Chamber Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Choir (Vocal Ensemble).