There are other options for keeping music alive in college and beyond in addition to majoring in music.
Music Major or Not, the Music is Always There
Nawang Khecog, Grammy nominee and Tibetan composer and musician, defines music in his simple yet profound poem aptly named "Music."
60th Annual GRAMMY nominees
Congratulations to 60th Annual GRAMMY nominees who are alums or teach at so many of the schools showcased on MajoringInMusic.com.
Proofreading for Music Majors… why it counts!
Think your days of writing and attending to spelling and punctuation rules are over? Think again, proofreading for music majors is very important!
College Scholarships for Music School – Thinking Outside the Box
Are you a music student needing college scholarships to pay for music school? You’re not alone if you find searching for scholarships to be stressful and challenging.
Community College for Music
How can you get your money’s worth out of starting music school at a community college?
Which Is the Best Music School for Me?
We’ve been hearing from a number of prospective music students who all ask the same basic question: Which is the best music school for me?
Majoring in Music and Sleep: A Paradox?
Majoring in music and sleep; can you really fit these into the same sentence? The campus culture, especially if you’re a music major, may give lip service
Portfolio Careers in Music
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).
7 Tips for Music Scholarships
Information about looking for and receiving music scholarships for prospective music majors.
Academics for Prospective Music Majors
Prospective music majors frequently ask how important test scores, GPAs and academics in general are for getting into music school.
Music Scholarships: Read the Fine Print!
Are you getting mail about music scholarships? Be sure to read the fine print! If you’re a high school junior or senior, you may soon be overwhelmed with online messages and snail mail about dazzling opportunities for scholarships of all sizes, large and small.
5 Ways to Keep Your Music Strong Over the Summer!
What can you do to keep your music strong this summer?
Curious about Studying Music Abroad?
Does studying music abroad sound inviting? It should. There’s so much to gain by leaving the comforts and confines of what’s known and predictable.
Honors Programs for Music Majors
If you have strong academic skills, want to major in music, and don't want to lose your academic mojo, look for schools with honors programs that welcome music majors.
Music Graduates: Remember Your Mentors
As graduation excitement and celebrations approach, we hope music graduates will remember to acknowledge and honor the mentors in their lives.
Deciding on the Right Music School
If you’ve been accepted at more than one music school, several factors may be involved in deciding on the right choice for you.
“Whiplash” Takeaways for Music Majors
Anyone considering majoring in music –– as well as those already in music school –– will find valuable takeaways from the new movie “Whiplash.”
6 Tips for Parents of Auditioning Students
Is your child auditioning for a spot in a music school? Here are 6 tips to support them AND you.
Music School for Homeschooled Students
Advice on music school for homeschooled students preparing to become music majors in college.