Four talented IWU vocal performance students are studying their craft in Vienna, Austria. (From top left) Matt Skibo, Stefan Riley, Hanna Pristave, and Rachel Carreras, have elected to study abroad during their junior year with The Institute for the International Education of Students’ (IES) Vienna program. IES Vienna is very popular with music students because of its excellent musical offerings as well as its status as the home of famous composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven.

Music Students in Vienna

Music Students in Vienna

Skibo, Riley, Pristave, and Carreras all performed last semester in Mozart’s Opera, Le Nozze di Figaro, and are now residing in his hometown of Vienna.