Career Questions tagged Orchestral Music

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Lorenzo D. Sep 01, 2017 224 views

Which classes in college would be best for performing music?

I've been in orchestra for almost 6 years, and I know that i want this to be a career choice of mine. I just need assistance for completing my future career. Thank you. #orchestra...


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Juliana H. Jun 14, 2016 696 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 1886 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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Gwen C. May 24, 2016 452 views

What do orchestral conductors look for in a musician?

I play the flute, and know that it is a competitive world out there for us flautists. How can I stand above the rest, besides my playing skills? Should I learn to play the piccolo just as well as the flute for better chances? #orchestral-music #classical-music #orchestra...


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Charlotte S. May 18, 2016 935 views

When playing in an orchestra at a high level of experience, say The Juilliard School sort of experience, are there times where the players would need to memorize songs/ play without a conductor?

I am going to try to get into The Juilliard school and if I do happen to get in, I am wondering what I might expect at that level of playing. Not just from that school but also from other orchestras that play at that level. #music...


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Vanessa C. May 14, 2016 3486 views

Is it possible to mix music and physics in your career?

I have a real passion for physics and music (notably theoretical and orchestra, respectively). I'm curious for what jobs mix the two. #music #physics #occupation #theoretical #orchestral-music...