Tips for Music Teacher Job Interviews

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.

Want to Become a Marching Band Director?

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

Entrepreneurship Training for Music Majors

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.

A Career for Pianists in Collaborative Piano

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?

3 Myths about Careers in Music

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: Transforming Lives through Music Education

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.

Teaching Music Abroad: Adventure, Culture and More

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?

Touring with a Pit Orchestra

Touring with a pit orchestra is a career option for young musicians who opt for gaining travel and experience before settling down. Large national and international tours bring musical theatre to local audiences around the world. The pit orchestra is a key part of it all, along with the vocals, choreography, acting, extravagant set designs, and fantastic musical scores.