Monthly Archives May 2015

Honors Programs for Music Majors

If you have strong academic skills, want to major in music, and don't want to lose your academic mojo, look for schools with honors programs that welcome music majors.

7 Things Music Education Majors Can Do When Facing the Job Market

Prospective and current music education majors... you’ll be facing a very different job market than in the past. To be employable, you’ll be required to have a broader set of skills and be far more flexible in where and how you work. And it won’t work for you to wait until you’re ready to graduate to start looking for a job.

How to Choose a Music School

How do you find the music college you can call home? How to choose a music school, college music department, or university music program, can be a daunting task for the uninitiated.

Tips for Visiting Music Schools

Consider these tips for visiting music schools. Which make sense to visit? There’s nothing like being on campus to get a feel for being student there.

Finding the Right Music Teacher

Beyond soaring tuition and housing costs and limited financial aid, there are the issues of finding the right music teacher and school, getting enough performance opportunities, and balancing studio, rehearsals, and auditions with required coursework.