Whether you major in music in college or not, it can be helpful to play piano. Music majors need to learn the instrument as part of their degree, but playing piano can help amateur flutists and musicians, too.
If you want to play piano, either as a first or second instrument, you should. And unless you major in music, you don’t have to play piano if you don’t want to. Even music majors can get away with playing piano enough to pass their piano requirements. Continue reading “Why Play Piano as a Second Instrument”
While music blogs may not be as popular as food or fashion blogs, they can still be useful. Music bloggers can share tips and tricks to educate their readers. A music blogger can also use their blog to grow their overall career.
When done right, music blogs can be free resources for the internet. But they can still be a source of income for the blog owner. Speaking of which… Continue reading “Do Music Blogs Matter for Classical Musicians?”
Are you thinking about majoring in music? Music can be an excellent degree, and you can learn a lot. But it’s definitely not for everyone.
Majoring in music requires a lot of time and energy that other degrees don’t require. You may have to miss out on other fun college experiences. For many music majors, those sacrifices end up being worth it. Continue reading “Is Majoring in Music Right for You?”
Music education and performance are probably the two most common music majors out there. Most schools with music programs offer those majors, and some offer other music-related degrees. So, it’s a common question: should you major in music education or performance?
Neither major is easier or harder than the other. It’s really up to which degree is a better fit for you. Your specific goals with music can help make that decision. Continue reading “Should You Major in Music Education or Performance?”
Ah, winter break, a time for doing nothing but opening presents. Oh, wait, winter break for musicians? That’s a slightly different thing.
While many students get a few weeks of nothing, music students have to keep up with their skills. Music majors also should get some rest. Continue reading “Winter Break for Musicians: What to Do”