Memorable Experience: Performing professionally at The Cavern with a band called The Good
Intentions. To be on the same stage as legends such as Jimmy Hendrix,
The Who, The Beatles, etc was sublime.
Benefits of Studying Abroad: The benefits are endless, mainly being the personal development as an
independent person. I was in charge of my experience and I wanted to get
the most out of it through planning my own trips, getting out and
exploring my city, and making many great new friends and connections.
Academically I have made a shift to a more contemporary music program
and I aspire to graduate with my foot in the modern music industry. On a
professional scale nothing yet has come close to what I achieved as a
performing musician while abroad. The opportunities were endless and I
made connections which will be indispensable down the road as a working
Advice & Tips: Stop twiddling your thumbs and DO IT. Find a program that caters towards
your interests and start planning. The sooner you set the date to go, the
sooner you'll be rewarding yourself to possibly one of the best
experiences of your academic career.