Music Major Blog

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).

3 Keys to Visiting Music Schools

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.

Music Scholarships: Read the Fine Print!

Are you getting mail about music scholarships? Be sure to read the fine print! If you’re a high school junior or senior, you may soon be overwhelmed with online messages and snail mail about dazzling opportunities for scholarships of all sizes, large and small.

Curious about Studying Music Abroad?

Does studying music abroad sound inviting? It should. There’s so much to gain by leaving the comforts and confines of what’s known and predictable.

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.

Thinking about Majoring in Music?

MajoringInMusic.com recently hosted it's latest Thinking about Majoring in Music? panel discussion. College-level music faculty, staff, students, and alumni provided a wealth of insights for students, parents, and teachers.