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.
As graduation excitement and celebrations approach, we hope music graduates will remember to acknowledge and honor the mentors in their lives.
If you want to major in jazz, you need an understanding and appreciation of the unique aspects of this genre.
Thinking about playing music on cruise ships? Our first article on this topic, Performing Music on a Cruise Ship: Is This Your Dream?, prompted many additional questions.
Prospective and current music education majors... you’ll be facing a very different job market than in the past. To be employable, you’ll be required to have a broader set of skills and be far more flexible in where and how you work. And it won’t work for you to wait until you’re ready to graduate to start looking for a job.
How do you choose a music school 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.
Beyond soaring tuition and housing costs and limited financial aid, there are the issues of finding the right music teacher and school, getting enough performance opportunities, and balancing studio, rehearsals, and auditions with required coursework.