Sacred music programs at various colleges and universities offer many opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in the field.
There’s an interesting discussion on one of my LinkedIn music groups about instrument hygiene. Who's job is it to teach this to student musicians?
Like most careers in modern music, there isn’t one straight path to scoring for film and TV or video games. While it would be great to follow in the footsteps of a John Williams or a Hans Zimmer and learn the craft of orchestration and classical underscore, the reality is that there are very few jobs that ask for those specific skill sets.
Are you (or your offspring) an aspiring symphony player? Then you must be confused and concerned by what you've been reading in the media about the plight of symphony orchestras in cities all over the U.S. and abroad.