How can you get your money’s worth out of starting music school at a community college?
Moving Your Music Toward a Record Label Deal
Rising musicians or bands: do you dream of bringing your music to the attention of a major record label?
Military Band Career? 7 Reasons to Consider
Curious about a military band career? Here are 7 reasons to investigate this option.
Aspiring Opera Singers: Operapreneurship
Today's fast-paced and highly competitive professional music scene demands that aspiring opera singers become skilled at what I call “operapreneurship.”
Which Is the Best Music School for Me?
We’ve been hearing from a number of prospective music students who all ask the same basic question: Which is the best music school for me?
Music Master Classes: Benefits for Performers and Audiences
Master classes offer an array of benefits to performers and audience members alike. In a master class, a highly proficient artist/teacher works with one student and/or a small ensemble.
Teaching Music in Inner-City Schools
Teaching music in inner-city schools can have positive and long-lasting benefits for students from low-income communities.
World Music Classes: Why They’re Worth Taking
World music classes can inform your music and musical interests, as well as provide insight into different cultures and ways of making music.
Your Jazz Career: Dream It, Build It
What can you do with a jazz degree, how to get the most out of your college program, and what to do when you graduate to start building your jazz career.
Gap Year for a Music Major?
Are you thinking about taking a gap year as a music major? Unlike other majors, music majors have skill sets that need to be kept current.
Popular Music: Essential to Music Education Training
Popular music has been gaining recognition as an essential element of music education training.
Career Tips for Jazz Majors
Jazz majors: you're more likely to find work if you pay attention to these career tips. Even if you’re not a jazz major, however, you’re likely to find a lot of this information relevant and useful.
World Voice Day: Vocal Warm Ups for Better Sound
Efficient and effective vocal warm ups for improving your sound, whether you sing in a choral group or lead or conduct a choir or chorus.
Community College for Music Students…
Guidelines for Making It Work
Starting out at a community college may be a good choice for some music students.
Not Accepted to Music School – Now What?
What happens now if you were not accepted to music school? You do have options.
Majoring in Music and Sleep: A Paradox?
Majoring in music and sleep; can you really fit these into the same sentence? The campus culture, especially if you’re a music major, may give lip service
Dual Degrees, Double Majors, and Music Minors
Dual degrees, double majors, and music minors…What do these really mean? And what do they entail? For many high school music students, majoring in music, by itself, feels limiting.
Music Conservatories & Careers for 21st-Century Musicians
Many graduates of music conservatories find that instrumental or voice training alone is not sufficient career preparation for 21st-century musicians.
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).
How to Choose a Music Therapy Program
How to choose a music therapy education. Research music therapy colleges.