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January 12, 2010

Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
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The University of Texas at Tyler

UT Tyler Offers Special Topics in Music Travel-Study Course

The Roman Forum, Italy - from tripadvisor.com

The University of Texas at Tyler will offer a travel-study music course in Italy for students and faculty during the 2010 spring break, Dr. Alisa White, College of Arts and Sciences dean, announced.

“MUSI: 4343: Special Topics in Music” may be counted as three semester credit hours for students. Cost, excluding tuition, is about $1,250 and includes airfare, lodging, transportation, some meals and most museum admission fees.

Participants will travel to Italy March 5 – 11, 2010 and tour major museums and see various attractions and one musical concert. Points of interest include Capitoline Museum, National Museum of Rome, Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain. Dr. Jeffrey Emge, associate professor of music, will lead the course.

The Spanish Steps, Italy - from tripadvisor.com

Current student space is limited, Emge said. Those interested are required to enroll in the course by calling the UT Tyler School of Performing Arts, 903.566.7450 no later than Friday, Jan. 15.

Student grant availability is pending.

For more information, contact Emge, 903.566.7091 or jemge@uttyler.edu.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 90 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.


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