Formal or casual? What’s your preferred way to write? Writing for musicians is an essential skill. Even though you may not be a professional writer, you have to articulate your thoughts clearly and efficiently.
Academic writing requires a formal tone while blog writing can be more casual. Musicians should be able to write in a variety of styles to fit the context. You don’t want to write an email the same way as you would a paper. Continue reading “Academic vs. Blog Writing for Musicians”
With auditions right around the corner, you might be thinking about which music school you will end up at. While you might not get your admission results for another month or two, you should still think about how to choose a music school.
There’s no single best music school. We all have different goals and personalities. The music school you choose should support your goals and fit with the rest of your life. Continue reading “How to Choose a Music School”
Now that I’m back in music school, there are a few flute bag necessities that I like to keep on hand. From instruments to accessories, I keep quite a bit of stuff in my flute bag.
You might have different necessities than me, and that’s okay. I’m sharing my flute bag necessities to give you some inspiration for what to keep in your bag. Continue reading “Flute Bag Necessities”
Music school keeps you busy, but sometimes you have to work. Financially, you might not be able to afford to not work. The best jobs for music school students are flexible and understanding of your busy schedule.
I have had multiple different jobs while in music school, and I can say I’m happy to work while a music student. I’m not one of those people who can live music from morning until night. I need a break, and a part time job is a great outlet for me. Continue reading “Jobs for Music School Students”
Recently, I started my first semester of my masters degree in music. One of my classes this semester is called Music Analysis for Performers, and we had an interesting discussion regarding our decision to pursue a music career.
That class and discussion got me thinking about why I am where I am. Why did I leave my full time job to pursue a masters in music? What do I want out of this experience? Continue reading “Why Music?”