In the previous two posts (Part 2, Part 3), we talked about how to decide whether a career in performance or teaching might or might not be right for you, with the understanding that before taking a degree in music you should have some idea of the musical fields in which you could see yourself […]
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In the last post, we observed that many musicians, including many of the highest caliber, teach to supplement their performance activities. So if you decide you want to teach (whether as the whole or part of your musical activities), what does that say in terms of our initial question of whether to pursue a degree […]
In the last post, we observed that before you enroll in a music degree/major, you should have a fairly good idea of specifically which field(s) within music you might realistically see yourself thriving in. So let’s dive in—we’ll start with considering a career in performance. Practical considerations Let’s be realistic here. Classical music has faced a sad […]
In response to the question of vocational formation/next steps offered by Kate Peterson in PhD or No PhD. That is the Question. (ESN Blog. 5/1/2013), Benjamin Shute offers a four part series with insights on Should I Get a Degree in Music? I pray that those considering/pressing on with studies in music will give this attention. Furthermore if you have friends […]