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Music and college

Choosing the Right School, Degree, and Courses in Music.

College is a turning point in the careers of many musicians, but the available options can be overwhelming, whether you are deciding what college or conservatory to attend, what courses in music to prioritize, or which degree or teacher is right for you. General advice given to high school students is often insufficient for those considering a career in music. Higher education is expensive, so it is important to have enough information to make an informed decision. Wondering if you can make a career as an orchestral musician without a college degree? Curious about what courses in a music college to sign up for? Trying to determine whether a Master’s Degree, DMA, or Performer’s Certificate is worth the extra time and money? The College section at Music Master Lab is where you can find the answers to these questions and more.

Hear from musicians around the globe about their educational backgrounds and paths to success. Learn how to choose a good college and professor, and what performing experiences and courses in a music college they most recommend. In short, you will learn everything you need to get the most out of your courses in music, your music program, your professors, and your collegiate education. 

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Benjamin Alle

Is a DMA worth pursuing?

Is a DMA worth pursuing? Yes, it is definitely a worthwhile endeavor, but some clarification may be helpful. As a DMA is geared toward preparing

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