2018 Fall Music Presentations

Great tips on majoring, minoring, double majoring and other ways to keep your passion for music alive in college. For students and parents.

Majoring in Musical Theatre

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.

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.

Finding the Right Music School

What type of music school is right for you? Conservatories, music colleges, music schools, music departments. How do you find the best fit?

Planning on Majoring in Guitar?

If you're considering majoring in guitar, understand that many young guitarists enter college with inadequate preparation, and struggle as a result.

Music Degrees – Reviewing the Options

Choosing among several possible music degrees, considering a conservatory vs. music school vs. music department, as well as whether you'd like to graduate with a BM, BA or BS in music depends on what you want to study, which school might fit your goals best, and what you see yourself pursing after you graduate.

How to Choose a Music School

How do you choose a music school you can call home? How to choose a music school, college music department, or university music program, can be a daunting task for the uninitiated.

Tips for Visiting Music Schools

Consider these tips for visiting music schools. Which make sense to visit? There’s nothing like being on campus to get a feel for being student there.

Finding the Right Music Teacher

Beyond soaring tuition and housing costs and limited financial aid, there are the issues of finding the right music teacher and school, getting enough performance opportunities, and balancing studio, rehearsals, and auditions with required coursework.