Music plays a powerful role in the lives of people all over the globe. While every country in the world performs and listens to music, the cultural and social significance of this art form can vary greatly. Through participating in an immersive international music program you will have the opportunity to see first-hand what music means to others. Whether your interest is studying Italian opera or volunteering in a Costa Rican music school, we can help you find the music program that is right for you.

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  • Blas Summer Music Intensive Program in Ireland

    Train in Irish music at The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance this summer! This two-week intensive is built around a central structure of small master classes, where you will have an unparallele... Read more

  • Choir Internship in Rome, Italy

    Spend a month or longer interning with a choir in Rome! We have connections with several choral groups in Rome with incredible singers, and PAA interns will have the chance to promote the groups and ... Read more

  • Ghana Summer Music Program

    This three-week training program gives you the opportunity to learn gyil music (a Ghanaian xylophone), drumming, singing, dancing, batik and tie-dye making, kente weaving, beads making, and basket wea... Read more

  • Ghana Winter Break Music Program

    Bring in the New Year jamming by moonlight with a traditional music festival in a remote Ghanaian village, followed by state-of-the-art training at a music center in Accra. The Ghanaian gyil xylophon... Read more

  • Music Industry Internship with Indie Rock Band in Rome

    The band Kutso is a quirky, funny, energetic indie rock group based in Rome, and they need interns to help research venues and opportunities in the United States for the band to undertake a promotiona... Read more

  • Music Internship in Ecuador

    Spend two months or more interning abroad and teaching music with a foundation in Quito, Ecuador using music and the arts as ways to provide therapy and education to youth and adults with disabilities... Read more

  • Music Internship in South Africa

    This international music internship is an opportunity to assist an energetic, passionate team help change people’s lives through music while making friends for life with South African students who c... Read more

  • Music Internship in Spain

    Explore the music industry abroad by interning at a local music school in Barcelona or working with a festival in the summer. You will work at least 20 hours a week, and if you intern with a school, ... Read more

  • Music Semester in Athens, Greece

    Spend a semester taking courses in composition, world music, theory, piano, voice, music history, and more while calling the ancient city of Athens home. You’ll be centrally located with access to m... Read more

  • Music Semester in Ireland

    Hosted by the University of Limerick, the prestigious Irish World Academy of Music and Dance is a world-class “space where musicians, dancers, composers, singers, conductors and choreographers explo... Read more

  • Music Semester in Italy

    Study vocal or instrumental music in Florence, the birthplace of opera and one of Italy’s most important cultural centers as the capital of the region of Tuscany. Musical excellence is part of the v... Read more

  • Music Semester in New Zealand

    Study music at New Zealand’s oldest university! The music world in New Zealand is thriving, and you will have the chance to take courses in a wide variety of musical styles and instruments, play in... Read more

  • Music Training in Ghana

    Receive state of the art training in multiple West African musical forms, including drumming, Ghanaian xylophone, and other instruments. You will be working and living at a music center on the outskir... Read more

  • Music Volunteering in Costa Rica

    Share your passion for music by volunteering with young people in Costa Rica’s capital, San Jose. We work with a variety of volunteer placements, including music schools, orphanages, day care cente... Read more

  • Music Volunteering in Ecuador

    Volunteer abroad with a foundation in Quito, Ecuador using music and the arts as means of providing therapy and education to youth and adults with disabilities. An intermediate level of Spanish is re... Read more

  • Music Volunteering in Kenya

    As you work with highly skilled Kenyan performing artists in the slums of Nairobi, you will begin to understand the unique role of music in East African urban society. Spend time teaching workshops t... Read more

  • Music Volunteering in South Africa

    As a volunteer, you give a platform for local children, especially from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, to develop an interest in music and the performance arts: an idea that impacts their lives... Read more

  • Music Volunteering in the Galapagos Islands

    Add a remarkable opportunity to your resume and gain an intricate understanding of international music when you participate in a volunteering project in the Galapagos! You will work with local youth a... Read more

  • Music Volunteering in the Philippines

    Share your craft by teaching music to Filipino children in Tacloban City. Volunteers teach music at a community center offering a multitude of programs in order to empower the entire community, or at ... Read more