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”
When you started playing an instrument, you probably thought of all of the amazing solos you’d get to play one day. You probably didn’t think as much about the holiday music that would come up every year.
For better or worse, holiday music plays an important role in our culture. Without music, the holidays would be boring. Continue reading “Holiday Music and Musicians”
Music is awesome. There’s tons of music out there, especially for an instrument like the flute. But a lot of that music requires you to play with a pianist.
Sure, you can play music by yourself. But playing with others allows you to hear and feel the entire piece. Continue reading “How to Play with a Pianist”