Should I Get a Degree in Music? (Part 4): Other Careers in Music

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 musicRead more…

Should I Get a Degree in Music? (Part 3): Teaching

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), whatRead more…

Should I Get a Degree in Music? (Part 2): Performance

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 consideringRead more…

Should I Get a Degree in Music? (Part 1): Introduction

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 thoseRead more…