We’ve been hearing from a number of prospective music students who all ask the same basic question: Which is the best music school for me?
Choosing Music Schools
Starting out at a community college may be a good choice for some music students.
Many graduates of music conservatories find that instrumental or voice training alone is not sufficient career preparation for 21st-century musicians.
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Planning to visit music schools this month or this fall? Here are some tips to save you time, money, and preventing the possibility of arriving home to realize you didn’t get what you wanted.
Not experiencing your current school as a good fit and considering whether to transfer to a different music school? Consider the following...
What type of music school is right for you? Conservatories, music colleges, music schools, music departments. How do you find the best fit?
What have music majors found most useful in their music school education?
Want to save yourself time, money and aggravation before visiting music schools? Here are 10 great tips to investigate before ever heading out the door.
There's good news about going to college for a music degree. A national survey found most graduates are likely to find jobs after graduation and use their education and training in their occupation.
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.
If you want to major in jazz, you need an understanding and appreciation of the unique aspects of this genre.
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.
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.
Are you a high school senior (or parent of one) who has the good fortune of being accepted by more than one music school?
If you’ve been accepted at more than one music school, several factors may be involved in deciding on the right choice for you.
Just when you thought this process would never end — one more thing. Deciding which music school to accept and attend.
The recent SNAAP (Strategic National Arts Alumni Project) Annual Report can help prospective music majors decide where to apply. The report highlights the post-graduation experience of arts alumni from a number of U.S. colleges and universities.
Presenting yourself as a serious music school candidate before it's time for them to make their decisions can work well in your favor, especially when they have two or more candidates with equally strong auditions, grades, accolades, and recommendations.
Visiting music schools can carve a big hole out of your budget, unless you have plenty of discretionary income or idle cash under the mattress, When you add up the cost of transportation, lodging, food, and missed days of school and/or work, you'll start getting the picture.