Handbook for American Musicians Overseas (eBook)
Whether youΓÇÖre a seasoned traveler or making your first trip to Europe to study or work as a musician, this book will simplify your life. The Handbook for American Musicians Overseas describes details of understanding the different European music school systems, finding and getting into a school, and adjusting to a new country. A dictionary of contemporary music terms gives you the musical vocabulary that youΓÇÖll need in French, German and Italian on a daily basis. Whether youΓÇÖre going to work or study ...more
Product Number:
98285EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Multiple Levels
Pages:
230
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6097-4270-2
ISBN13:
978-16097-4270-6
Series:
Anthony Glise Urtext Edition
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/7/2010
Whether youΓÇÖre a seasoned traveler or making your first trip to Europe to study or work as a musician, this book will simplify your life. The Handbook for American Musicians Overseas describes details of understanding the different European music school systems, finding and getting into a school, and adjusting to a new country. A dictionary of contemporary music terms gives you the musical vocabulary that youΓÇÖll need in French, German and Italian on a daily basis. Whether youΓÇÖre going to work or study music in Europe, this book is going to make life easier!
Handbook for American Musicians Overseas

1. Studying or Working in Music Overseas

as an American Citizen . . 1

Overview of Schools in Europe 2

Ten Steps of Moving to Europe 3

2. France . . . . . 4

Schools in France . 4

Degrees in France . 5

3. Germany. . . . . 10

Schools in Germany . 10

Degrees in Germany . 12

4. Italy . . . . . 14

Schools in Italy . . 14

Degrees in Italy . . 16

Final Comments on Degrees 19

5. Getting Into a School . . . 20

Through a Program or

On Your Own? . 20

Contact with the Teacher . 21

Classes in Europe . 23

The Student/Teacher Relationship 24

7. Getting There and Other Details . 26

Visas . . . 27

Driver’s License . 29

Cars in Europe . . 31

Driving Overseas . 32

Additional Documentation 33

Electronics . . 35

8. Finances Overseas . . . 37

9. Housing. . . . . 39

10. Working Overseas . . . 43

11. Taxation Overseas . . . 47

U.S. Taxation . . 47

Local Taxation and Benefits 49

Avoidable Taxation Overseas 50

12. Legal Matters . . . . 53

Emergencies Overseas . 54

Safety Overseas . . 55

13. The Language. . . . 57

14. “Living” Overseas . . . 61

15. A Final Word of Encouragement . 64

Suggested Reading. . . . . 66

Author’s Biography . . . . 68

II Dictionary of Foreign Musical Terms 71

III List of Terms by Subject . . . 187

 
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