Not all schools offer the option to apply Early Decision (ED) or Early Action (EA) for music. But for those that do, it's vitally important to research ED and EA before applying.
Planning to Major in Music
No two music schools offer the same exact programs, nor do they name their music major areas of study the same way. The following list will give you a general sense of areas within music in which you can major.
7 Tips for Getting What You Need at College Music Fairs
College music fairs provide high school music students with great opportunities to learn about a wide range of schools and programs.
Working in Sacred Music
Working in sacred music offers a spiritually-fulfilling path for musicians in churches, synagogues, mosques and more.
Drum Set or Percussion for Music School?
How do you figure out whether to focus on drum set or percussion for music school?
MM in Music vs. Artist Diploma vs. Professional Studies Certificate
Torn between pursuing an MM in Music, an Artist Diploma or a Professional Studies Certificate? Trying to navigate your next step can get complicated.
Options for Continuing Music after High School
Are you considering majoring, double majoring, or minoring in music, or do you simply want to find other ways for music to play an important part in your life?
Is Music Still a Viable Major and Career Plan?
Wondering if music is still a viable major and career plan? If so, you’re not alone. What should you expect from a music degree?
Career-Related Programs for High School Musicians
Career-related programs for high school musicians are offered in conjunction with International Baccalaureate (IB) curricula.
Music Therapy Practitioners and Educators Reimagine Their Profession
Covid-19 has led music therapy practitioners and educators, like so many others, to reimagine various aspects of their profession.
Tips for Letters of Recommendation
Your letters of recommendation are key to building a great music school application. Who are the right people to reach out to?
Why Choose a Liberal Arts School for Studying Music?
Choosing a liberal arts school for studying music is a great way to meet the needs of students with academic and musical needs.
Skills College Music Education Majors Need
The impact of Covid-19 on teaching music continues to shed light on critical skills college music education majors need for their future careers.
Five Ways Mindfulness Can Benefit Your Music Career
While practicing mindfulness, we bring attention to bodily sensations and sounds. Here are five ways that mindfulness can benefit your music career.
Impacts of COVID on Recording and Production
Music school majors and career professionals are discovering a variety of ways to handle the impacts of COVID on recording and production work.
College Music Students Meet Crisis with Creativity
With their conservatories, colleges and universities closed and classes moved online, music majors have found the COVID virus disruption posing interesting challenges.
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.