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Nia J. Jun 03 83 views

How do i play music professionally

music music-performance career I play percussion, and I mostly prefer to play timpani and mallet percussion. I work well with reading sheet music, and I can play band, jazz, classical, and various types of world music. I'm curious about how I would go about joining a professional band...

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Malachi D. Mar 01 227 views

Music Production Tools?

For a music producer at the beginners level, what would you recommend as a "starter pack"? What kits, software, drum pads, music packs and etc. would you recommend music-production music...


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felicia M. Feb 23 145 views

what should I expect when majoring in the entertainment business

I am a junior and im interested in the music industry as a recording artists singing music-performance singer musician music so what colleges should i be looking out...

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jayla .. Oct 15, 2020 189 views

am i cut out for music?

I love music and i have always loved music since I was a little girl. So I joined the band in the 6th grade and enjoyed it until now. Now it's so technical which i'm not used too. For these past few years in concert band i have been naturally flowing with the music without sub-dividing rhythms...

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Brenna M. Aug 14, 2018 433 views
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Katelyn A. Jan 16, 2018 378 views

How much money can you get if you are a professional trumpet player?

I am trying to think of back up possibilities of what I’m wanting to major in doesn’t work. I’ve been told by multiple that I am very good at the trumpet and that I could be a proffessional. I just don’t know if I will be able to live on that money, depending on how much. trumpet...

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Ian W. Jan 03, 2018 424 views

What are some great music collages to attend to in the US

I am a seventh grader, and I just wan to be prepared for collage even though it is many years away, I want to be aware of the great music collages when the time comes. music musiccollages performing-arts music-performance...


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Shekinah W. Feb 15, 2017 560 views

If I wanted to become a singer, what kind of college would I need to attend ?

I would like to become a singer when I get older, and am wondering what would be a good college to attend . college high-school-classes elementary middle-school vocalist music...


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Ozyria W. Apr 03, 2018 472 views

How Hard is it To Balance Two Careers?

My two biggest passions in life are music and technical theatre. Because most people in the theatre tech/design world aren't on salary or have a fixed work schedule, I'm curious to know if I could handle being a performing musician as well. In a small, community orchestra (trumpet player). I've...

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Misael Z. Mar 14, 2018 372 views

Study Abroad studying a double-major in Music Performance and Business Administration?

I want to become a Property Manager but also I have been playing the clarinet for 9 years and I have filled a decent musical curriculum attending to music festivals, summer camps, playing in various ensembles; advanced orchestras, symphonic bands, professional orchestras, etc. My main goal is...

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Misael Z. Mar 14, 2018 409 views

Should I study a double major in Music Performance and Business Administration?

I want to become a Property Manager but also I have been playing the clarinet for 9 years and I have filled a decent musical curriculum like playing with numerous ensembles, professional orchestras, youth advanced-orchestras, attending to summer camps to tutor and participate, etc. My main...

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Bradley K. Jan 17, 2018 379 views

If I want to be a music teacher, should I choose a school based on their music or education program?

I am deciding between University of Iowa and the University of Northern Iowa. At the University of Iowa they have a great performance program but Northern Iowa is known for their outstanding teacher education program. music-performance choir vocalmusic hawkeye panther...


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Gus H. Oct 12, 2017 636 views

As someone who plans on majoring in music performance in college, what should I minor or double major in?

I am well aware of the fact that its going to be a struggle once I get into the world as a musician, so I am exploring other options to do in addition to music performance. Ideally, I would like to do something that is somehow connected to music, like audio engineering etc, but I wanted to see...

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Daniel H. May 26, 2016 622 views

How do you gain employment as a musician on a cruise ship and does it lead to other career options? Are the living conditions while on the ship worth enduring to potentially see the world while working?

I am going to school for bass guitar composition. I was told that cruise ships are one of the employers seeking musicians. I would love to travel before I settle down in one location and potentially get married or establish a career that does not involve travel. professional musician...

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Gabriel E. Sep 01, 2017 368 views

How much longer will it take me to get my my masters in both music education and performance?

I would like to double major in Music education and performance but i do not know how much longer it will take to have my masters in both degrees? music-performance...


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Deniece W. Sep 01, 2017 882 views

Is a degree in music business worth it?

I'm interested in becoming a successful rapper/producer. I know I have the talent, and I have plenty of time to keep improving my skills, but I'm well aware that you need to know a lot about how the business works, how to network, how to market yourself, etc. But there are a lot of online...

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Matthew A. May 26, 2017 11798 views

What kind of music job opportunities can a music minor get?

As a college student, I'll be leaving with a Massive amount of student loan debt. I was hoping that I would be able to use my minor in such a way to make a little bit of money to pay off the loans that I will receive in the future in due time. music music-performance music-education...


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Nathaniel P. Oct 30, 2016 534 views

As a potential Engineering major, I would like to know the possibility of pursuing Engineering as well as Vocal Teaching at the same time.

I love music, and have played piano for thirteen years. I have been in my school choir for seven years, and I made first chair All-State Choir last year. I would love to incorporate music into my every day life. mechanical-engineering music-performance...


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Kristina C. Aug 15, 2016 648 views

How do you decide what major to go into?

It would be a shame to invest in a career that you ended up loathing in the long run. How can I avoid this without having first hand experience? music-production broadcast-journalism...


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Kristina C. Aug 15, 2016 737 views

What is the best way to pay for college?

College in necessary if you want to get anywhere in this world the problem is it's expensive. I want to know what other things I can do besides get a job and apply for scholarships the schools offer. accounting music-production creative-writing...


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Juliana H. Jun 14, 2016 756 views

What is your advice on getting into a professional orchestra in the US or Europe?

Hi! I'm a high school cellist and my dream job would be to play in a professional orchestra, but I know how competitive the audition process is. Do any successful musicians have any advice to make my chance of achieving this dream as high as possible? music music-performance...


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Juliana H. Jun 14, 2016 2088 views

What are some good universities for a cello performance major?

Hi, I'm in high school and I would like to major in cello performance in college and eventually make a career out of music. Does anyone know any schools that are especially good for this? Thanks! education music music-performance orchestral-music...


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Dakota D. May 20, 2016 1114 views

Where do composers find their inspiration?

Sometimes when I'm writing, I hit a wall and can't get inspired. Do you have any tips to find a creative spark? music music-performance composition...


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Dakota D. May 20, 2016 658 views

How do you go about getting commissioned as a composer?

I wish to make a living as a working composer and am curious as to how current composers get commissions. music music-performance composition...


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Bianka G. May 19, 2016 511 views

How can I improve my performance?

I have been playing trumpet for many years and want to improve my technique for mariachi performances. I love to play mariachi music, but I don't seem to have the right "mariachi sound" at times. What can I do to improve? music musician music-performance mariachi...