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Art and Architecture of Vienna and Prague

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13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.

Instructors

These instructors are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
Please note that changes may occur.

Julia Auer

Julia Auer is an unusually versatile performer. After studying musicology at the University of Vienna she also completed her studies of the flute and musical pedagogy at the University of Music. She has devoted much of her time and interest to intensive research in historical sources and instruments, and she is a member of several Early Music groups. Julia now performs on a variety of flute instruments and is working on a thesis concerning orchestral instrumentation in the 18th century.

Dr. David Beveridge

Musicologist David Beveridge is on the research staff of Musicological Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague. He has a doctorate in music history and literature from the University of California, Berkeley. David’s doctoral dissertation was titled “The Sonata Forms of Dvorak.” Since 1993, he has lived in Prague, where he has researched “The Life and Works of Dvorak.”

Walter Auer

Walter Auer is the principal flute of the Wiener Philharmoniker, a position he has held since 2003. Before coming to Vienna, he served as the principal flute with the NDR Radio-Philharmonic Orchestra Hannover with Dresden Philharmonic for one year. Walter began flute lessons at the age of 10, and was awarded first prize in youth competitions several times. He also was a member of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra under Claudio Abbado. Later, he studied at the University “Mozarteum” in Salzburg and finished his studies at the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra-Academy in Berlin. Walter has played numerous concerts with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, and frequently appears as a soloist in recitals and concerts around the world. He is in demand as coach and teacher, and teaches master classes in Europe, Australia, Asia and the U.S. As a passionate chamber musician, Walter Auer is also a member of Orsolino Quintett Berlin and Wiener Virtuosen.

Group Leaders

Group Leaders make sure your program runs smoothly and are attuned to the needs of Road Scholar participants. These Group Leaders are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
Please note that changes may occur.

Gabriela Steiner-Scharfetter

Gabriela Steiner-Scharfetter was born in Switzerland and raised in Austria. She attended the Inchbald School of Interior Design in London and art classes at the Internationale Sommerakademie Salzburg. She discovered her love for languages and other cultures when studying languages in England, France, Italy and Mexico. Back in Vienna, Gabriela earned a master’s in architecture and art history from the University of Applied Arts. She has been actively involved in the highly acclaimed annual "Design Week Vienna."

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11 nights of accommodations
27 meals: 11 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 9 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
2 Performances

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