Skip to content

Search form

The Frank J. Guarini Institute for International Education
Programs : Brochure
This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
Music FSP London
London, United Kingdom (Outgoing w/Side Trips Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Spring
Layout wrapper table for buttons
Layout table containing buttons
Request Advising
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Dartmouth applicants only
Budget Sheets Spring
Dates / Deadlines: - unrelated header
Dates / Deadlines:
Tabular data for Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 05/01/2019 ** Varies TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet: - unrelated header
Fact Sheet:
#i18n(14)# parameter/value output
Language of Country: English Target Language: English
Lodging Options: Flat/Apartment Enrollment: 16
Glossary entry for program parameter 9025
Type of Program:
FSP Department / Program: Music
Program Description:
Program Description:

Program Overview

LondonThis is a biennial program and will be offered in spring 2020.
(2019 Program is cancelled)

The Music Foreign Study Program provides an excellent opportunity for students to combine the hands-on study of music with an intensive, experiential exposure to musical performance while living in London. The program is open to instrumentalists, vocalists and composers, as well as to students whose focus is on music history, theory, or ethnomusicology.

Courses offered include Music 70: "Perspectives in Music Performance" (taught by the FSP director), which brings together the many diverse aspects of musical performance through attendance of more than thirty public performances; Music 71: "The History of Music in England,"  and Music 87: "Special Studies in Music Abroad," consisting of weekly individual lessons with UK professionals. Student musicians will reap the benefits of a term in London, the undisputed musical capital of Europe. The opportunity to attend concerts and rehearsals, meet performers and artists, and experience firsthand the vibrant musical traditions of London offers unique learning opportunities outside the classroom.
Participant selection will be based on each applicant's interest in music and in musical performance, as demonstrated by past study.  Enrollment is limited to 16.

The FSP is operated in partnership with IES. IES is one of the nation’s most reputable study abroad providers and is well-known for their continued dedication to health and safety and academic rigor.


Faculty Director
2018 Spring:  This is a biennial program and will not be offered in 2018
2019 Spring: Professor Sally Pinkas

Music 70: Perspectives in Music Performance
Music 71: The History of Music in England
Music 87: Special Studies in Music Abroad

Music 20: Introduction to Music Theory
Either Music 21 or 22 and one Music History course
Two terms of a Music Dept. Performance Laboratory (Music 50), or
one contract of individual instruction (Music 53-58).
Please contact Professor Pinkas if there are questions about the prerequisites.

Student Life

Your accommodations at Chapter, King's Cross are designed for comfort and easy use, and comprise all modern amenities.  They include:
  • All utilities (gas, electricity and water)
  • Bed linen and towels
  • Free linen change and room cleaning every 7 days
  • Coin-operated launderette on the lower floor
  • Kitchen utensils, cutlery and crockery
  • Free WiFi broadband access (500 GB line)
  • 24/7 reception and on-site accommodation manager

Financial Information

Tuition and Fees
The fees charged by the College for a Dartmouth-sponsored off-campus term of study include regular tuition charges for a term at Dartmouth, service fees, as well as the specific costs established for each off-campus study locale. In many programs, the room and board costs tend to be higher than for a term in Hanover. You can view a budget sheet for this program by clicking here. The cost of transportation to and from the site is the responsibility of the student.

Financial Aid
In order that all qualified Dartmouth undergraduate students may have the opportunity to take part in off-campus programs, the College endeavors to adjust its normal financial aid awards for students already receiving aid. Tuition and expected family contribution for Dartmouth's off-campus programs are the same as for an on-campus term. Assistance is available to meet extra costs associated with off-campus programs, including airfare. Half of any extra cost is met with additional Dartmouth scholarship; loan assistance is offered for the other half. Loan assistance is also offered to replace the employment that would normally be included in an on-campus term. Although financial aid recipients are given aid to cover all of the required costs of the program, students are responsible for purchasing their own plane ticket and, on some programs, meals. Often this means that part of the expected family contribution is used towards these costs rather than for tuition.

Layout wrapper table for buttons
Layout table containing buttons