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.
College music fairs provide high school music students with great opportunities to learn about a wide range of schools and programs.
How do you figure out whether to focus on drum set or percussion for music 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?
Choosing a liberal arts school for studying music is a great way to meet the needs of students with academic and musical needs.
Has the pandemic led you to think about deferring your start to college? If so, here are some general considerations.
With their conservatories, colleges and universities closed and classes moved online, music majors have found the COVID virus disruption posing interesting challenges.
How can you make music school decisions when you can’t visit? While campuses are closed and in-person instruction and activities are canceled?
Your music school peers will have a far greater impact on your personal and professional life than you may realize.
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...
You were the lead or member of the cast in your school musical. Now you’re thinking you might like to major in musical theatre to keep that level of excitement alive all four years of college and beyond.
Financial aid is a complicated, confusing, and often anxiety-producing topic for many students and families. Here’s a succinct guide to help you get started.
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.
What happens now if you were not accepted to music school? You do have options.
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.
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When I look back on my experience majoring in music at a liberal arts college, I feel grateful for what I learned, what I experienced, and who I met.