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Finding, applying, and prepping for the right music competition takes time. Now is the time to start looking for summer and fall competitions if you want to be sure not to miss any application or audition deadlines.

 

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osters and flyers are the number one way of getting the word out about your upcoming event.  You will use them not only to hang in store windows and bulletin boards in your community, but to brand your entire event on social media, websites, and more.

 

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Going to music school is a big deal. Making the most of this experience will take planning and intention. It won't just happen. Your first year at music school sets the stage for your entire music school career, which in turn dramatically impacts your professional career prospects. Like we said, going to music school is a big deal.

 

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You have so many factors to think about when deciding where to attend music school. One of the key questions is whether to commute to a local school or attend one outside your area.

 

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New school. New phase of life. Everything is so exciting… and possibly overwhelming. You have a lot to do as you prepare to leave for music school. The goal of your preparations should be to minimize the stress of the transition and set yourself up to hit the music school grounds running.

 

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While the music school application process may seem tedious, the essay is by far the most challenging part. Not only does the essay portion share insight about who you are as a person, but it’s also what many college admissions counselors are most interested in (besides your audition).

 

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Teachers are such an everyday presence in our lives, it can be easy to overlook all they do and take them for granted.

 

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As the last of the graduation caps fall out of the sky and make their way back to the respective owners, music students' stomachs are aflutter. The big question of the day is, "What's next?" But with thorough preparation on your end, we're confident you'll find ways to begin earning your living as a musician. 

 

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Remember when you were nervous about surviving your first year of music school? Welcome to your last year, which brings a whole new level of nerves and questions as "Real World Adult Life" rapidly approaches. 

 

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A love of music and an interest in a particular instrument is a good start, but finding the right music teacher for yourself or your child is essential to cultivating a positive, lifelong relationship with the musician’s journey. A music teacher should be more than just the dictator of technical finesse and playing strategies, s/he should also connect on a personal level with the students – creating a safe, trusting and inspiring instructional environment in which the student can thrive. 

 

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Upcoming Music Competitions: Are You Ready to Apply?

Upcoming Music Competitions: Are You Ready to Apply?

Finding, applying, and prepping for the right music competition takes time. Now is the time to start looking for summer and fall competitions if you want to be sure not to miss any application or audition deadlines.

 

Read More

7 Tips for Creating a Great Performance Poster

7 Tips for Creating a Great Performance Poster

osters and flyers are the number one way of getting the word out about your upcoming event.  You will use them not only to hang in store windows and bulletin boards in your community, but to brand your entire event on social media, websites, and more.

 

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Strategies For Having A Great First Year At Music School

Strategies For Having A Great First Year At Music School

Going to music school is a big deal. Making the most of this experience will take planning and intention. It won't just happen. Your first year at music school sets the stage for your entire music school career, which in turn dramatically impacts your professional career prospects. Like we said, going to music school is a big deal.

 

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Pros And Cons Of Going Away To Music School Or Commuting Nearby

Pros And Cons Of Going Away To Music School Or Commuting Nearby

You have so many factors to think about when deciding where to attend music school. One of the key questions is whether to commute to a local school or attend one outside your area.

 

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You Just Got Into Music School – Now What?

You Just Got Into Music School – Now What?

New school. New phase of life. Everything is so exciting… and possibly overwhelming. You have a lot to do as you prepare to leave for music school. The goal of your preparations should be to minimize the stress of the transition and set yourself up to hit the music school grounds running.

 

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6 Tips On Writing Your Music School Application Essay

6 Tips On Writing Your Music School Application Essay

While the music school application process may seem tedious, the essay is by far the most challenging part. Not only does the essay portion share insight about who you are as a person, but it’s also what many college admissions counselors are most interested in (besides your audition).

 

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Gifts For Music Educators

Gifts For Music Educators

Teachers are such an everyday presence in our lives, it can be easy to overlook all they do and take them for granted.

 

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Graduating From Music School This Year…

Graduating From Music School This Year…

As the last of the graduation caps fall out of the sky and make their way back to the respective owners, music students' stomachs are aflutter. The big question of the day is, "What's next?" But with thorough preparation on your end, we're confident you'll find ways to begin earning your living as a musician. 

 

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Strategies For Surviving The Last Year Of Music School

Strategies For Surviving The Last Year Of Music School

Remember when you were nervous about surviving your first year of music school? Welcome to your last year, which brings a whole new level of nerves and questions as "Real World Adult Life" rapidly approaches. 

 

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How To Find The Right Music Teacher

How To Find The Right Music Teacher

A love of music and an interest in a particular instrument is a good start, but finding the right music teacher for yourself or your child is essential to cultivating a positive, lifelong relationship with the musician’s journey. A music teacher should be more than just the dictator of technical finesse and playing strategies, s/he should also connect on a personal level with the students – creating a safe, trusting and inspiring instructional environment in which the student can thrive. 

 

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