Music as a Career

Getting the Most out of Music Conferences

Consider music conferences an essential component of your training and career. They offer students as well as seasoned musicians a wealth of professional opportunities.

A Career in Vocal Jazz

Do you love vocal jazz? Ever considered what it would take to turn your passion into a career?

Your Jazz Career: Dream It, Build It

What can you do with a jazz degree, how to get the most out of your college program, and what to do when you graduate to start building your jazz career.

Career Tips for Jazz Majors

Jazz majors: you're more likely to find work if you pay attention to these career tips. Even if you’re not a jazz major, however, you’re likely to find a lot of this information relevant and useful.

Portfolio Careers in Music

A high percentage of recent music school graduates - as well as professional musicians - maintain portfolio careers in music (as well as in other non-music fields).

Tips for Music Teacher Job Interviews

Are music teacher job interviews somewhere on your horizon? If so, here are 7 suggestions for what you can do now while you are still in college and have access to great resources.

Want to Become a Marching Band Director?

Think you might want to become a marching band director? Whether you’re a high school band geek or are stoked by the energetic performances you see at football games, here’s what you need to know

Entrepreneurship Training for Music Majors

Why is entrepreneurship training for music majors garnering so much attention? It’s no secret that fewer traditional jobs await even the most proficient musicians when they graduate from music school.

A Career for Pianists in Collaborative Piano

What is collaborative piano? Singers are well aware of the need for accompanists, but as a pianist, did you know there’s an entire field of study dedicated to the art of accompanying?