Popular Music

Essential Tips for a Career in Popular Music!

What kinds of careers can popular music majors hope to attain? David Fish, Catawba's music department chair, sees success in popular music as having a lot to do with creating your own opportunities.

Does Your Student Want to Major in Popular Music?

How would I feel if my student or son or daughter wanted to major in popular music in college? I found myself asking this question at the 2nd Annual Conference of the Association for Popular Music Education (APME) held in Nashville, Tennessee in June, 2012.

Thinking of Majoring in Popular Music?

Figuring out where to study popular music can be confusing. This relatively new field may be housed within music industry, music technology, commercial or contemporary music, or songwriting programs.