With their conservatories, colleges and universities closed and classes moved online, music majors have found the COVID virus disruption posing interesting challenges.
Is Vocal Fry Dangerous?
Vocal fry is the low pitch below what has traditionally been thought of as “normal”. It results from insufficient air flowing through the vocal folds.
Music School Decisions When You Can’t Visit
How can you make music school decisions when you can’t visit? While campuses are closed and in-person instruction and activities are canceled?
Music School Peers: Why They Matter
Your music school peers will have a far greater impact on your personal and professional life than you may realize.
How to Prepare for a Symphony Orchestra Career
A symphony orchestra career can be an exciting experience, but it’s not easy to gain. It requires a huge amount of dedication and work - with no guaranteed outcome.
Transferable Skills Music Majors Gain for Any Career
The transferable skills music majors gain extend past the creative realm. In fields unrelated with music, a music degree can be extraordinarily valuable.
Trial Lessons for Prospective Music Majors
Receiving trial lessons is an important part of the process of applying to music school for prospective music majors.
SATs or ACTs for Music Majors?
An increasing number of accredited colleges and universities in the U.S. are no longer requiring college applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores.
Pursuing a Popular Music Performance Degree in College
Are you thinking about pursuing a popular music performance degree in college?
7 Summer Strategies for Applying to Music School
Use these 7 strategies to leverage your summer months to get you ahead of the game and get ready to face your senior year.
Body Mapping Helps Musicians
Body Mapping enhances musical performance by facilitating ease of movement and decreasing the possibility of injury.
Acid Reflux and Singers: World Voice Day 2019
In celebration of World Voice Day 2019, we’re focusing on acid reflux and singers. This is a problem that plagues many people across the life cycle. Yet trying to remedy it can be an enormous challenge.
Careers for Music Business Majors
Careers for music business majors are changing and expanding rapidly. If you’re interested in a music-related career that may or may not include performance, read on!
Music for Comfort or Healing
Are you interested in using the power of music to support comfort or healing?
Stage Fright: An Alternative Solution
Stage fright, also known as performance anxiety, is one of the most common and perplexing problems we musicians face. You’re in great company if you become nervous when you perform.
College Music Education Programs: Considerations Beyond the Diploma
College music education programs provide the skills you’ll need to be a music educator in a public school classroom.
Is Majoring in Music the Right Path for You?
There are other options for keeping music alive in college and beyond in addition to majoring in music.
Essays, Personal Statements, and Résumés for Music Students
Essays, personal statements and résumés for music students can be daunting. So how do you make sure your essay/personal statement stands out from the crowd?
College for Music Students – Vastly Different from High School
No matter what area of music you focus on, high school is vastly different from college for music students. The collegiate life comes with a whole new set of responsibilities...
Music Major or Not, the Music is Always There
Nawang Khecog, Grammy nominee and Tibetan composer and musician, defines music in his simple yet profound poem aptly named "Music."