Many graduates of music conservatories find that instrumental or voice training alone is not sufficient career preparation for 21st-century musicians.
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 education. Research music therapy colleges.
Are music teacher job interviews somewhere on your horizon? If so, here are 7 suggestions for what you can do now while you are still in college and have access to great resources.
Think you might want to become a marching band director? Whether you’re a high school band geek or are stoked by the energetic performances you see at football games, here’s what you need to know
Are you someone who lives and breathes jazz and can't imagine doing anything else in college? If you're wanting to major in jazz, here are 8 top considerations.
Majoring in composition can open many doors to jobs, connections, and endless possibilities for creativity. Here's what you need to know.
Music therapy equivalency programs offered at many schools allows you to gain competencies for becoming a certified music therapist.
Why is entrepreneurship training for music majors garnering so much attention? It’s no secret that fewer traditional jobs await even the most proficient musicians when they graduate from music school.
What is collaborative piano? Singers are well aware of the need for accompanists, but as a pianist, did you know there’s an entire field of study dedicated to the art of accompanying?
Need to jumpstart your career in music? Your success has everything to do with your willingness to set goals.
Music or medicine - are you thinking you have to make a choice? If you are passionate about music but also feel like medicine is your calling, take heart: you’re not alone.
Are music majors determined to have successful careers in music deluding themselves? Here are 3 myths about careers in music with some facts to help dispel them.
El Sistema is a global approach using music education to transform lives and bring about social change. In El Sistema-inspired programs, children as young as age 2 and living in impoverished and sometimes dangerous situations are offered intensive music training.
The professional music world can be a difficult place to navigate, with every gig and job presenting its own set of challenges.
Becoming a music therapist is not as simple as majoring in music and minoring in psychology or vice-versa.
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.
Insights from a couple who've been teaching music abroad for several years. Are you seeking a similar sense of adventure? A yearning to experience different cultures, to meet new people, and to see a different side of nature?
Overcoming the challenges of finding your first music teaching job requires patience, knowledge, and support. Some of the biggest hurdles include: