LVC students visit Stonehenge while in England

*The London Program will not run in 2018 *


MED 390: A Comparative Study of Music Education


Dr. Sharon Davis, Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Music Education, will teach a course titled MED 390: A Comparitive Study of Music Education. The 3 week course will allow students to observe music programs in the U.K. that have implemented the Musical Futures approach to learning music. Through this process, students will experience, hands-on learning and analyze the differences between informal and formal learning processes and their application to the music classrooms. Students will learn through in-class instruction, host school visits for teaching observations, and excursions to museums and popular tourist attractions.


  • Earn 3 credits, MAY fulfill the Intercultural Diversity general education requirement and the Intercultural Competency Constellation requirement (both currently under review by LVC faculty); will fulfill the Immersive Experience Constellation requirement
  • Live in downtown London with other LVC students in shared rooms.
  • Receive a travel pass for unlimited subway and bus transportation around London
  • A number of planned excursions to historic locations. 

For more information, contact Dr. Sharon Davis at or Jill Russell at

Program Details


The program cost of $4400 includes: 

  • Tuition (3 credits) 
  • Shared housing in student residence 
  • London Tube travel pass 
  • Foreign emergency medical insurance 

Food, airfare/travel, and personal expenses are not included in the program cost. 

Airfare estimated at $1100 roundtrip. 

No federal, state, or institutional financial aid available. If you plan to borrow an alternative/private student loan for this summer study abroad program, place contact the Financial Aid Office. 


Application Deadline: February 1 

- Applications must be accompanied by a deposit payment of $200 (non-refundable after February 1). 

- Remaining balance is due March 15, 2017. 


Planned excursions include: 

  • West End London Musical Theatre 
  • Tour of Stonehenge and Bath 
  • Full day excursion to Liverpool 
  • Tour of Globe Theatre and Westminster Abbey