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  • Click on Find Schools That Fit Your Interests to learn which participating schools on offer what you’re thinking about studying.
  • Visit Explore Participating Music Schools to learn more about a wide variety of music schools. Ask questions by filling out the forms on each school page. Schools are likely to remember you and take your application more seriously if you make an effort to get to know them before you apply. But don’t waste their time — first read everything you can on their school pages and click on their links.
  • Request fee-based student/family consultation for help with:
    • How to be accepted to music school 
    • Whether to major, minor, or double major in music
    • Schools and majors to consider
    • How to pay for school
    • Summer programs for exploring music or preparing for auditions
    • How to prepare for a music-oriented career
    • Other concerns related to continuing music on the college level empowers students to make smart decisions and choices about next steps in music through fee-based consultation. We can work with you anywhere in the world via telephone, FaceTime, or Zoom. Whether you need a single 1- hour session or meetings across the year – we’re here for you.

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Workshops & Presentations presents college and career planning workshops filled with information, insights and great tips for prospective music majors and parents. For schools, school districts, youth symphonies, organizations, etc. To learn more:

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