Moving up to college can mean major life changes for many students, and the time between accepting your placement in the spring and heading to the campus in late summer or fall goes by quickly. And while the school’s administrator will offer plenty of information about what to bring, where to go, and how to move in, we asked some experts to suggest some additional pre-college strategies that can help music students get their college careers started as smoothly as possible. Read More>>
In this bonus feature from In Tune’s February 2018 Best Music Schools feature, undergraduates tell us how they adjusted to their first year of college—both academically and socially. You can find advice from administrators and instructors here.
Chris Sampson of USC’s Thornton School of Music offers a candid advice for finding the college that fits you the best.
Dr. Charles T. Menghini: President VanderCook College of Music offers his views of the future of music education.
Training teachers for any discipline is a real challenge and for music teachers, the challenge may be one of the greatest. To begin with, we must not only teach and prepare candidates to be high quality musicians, we must also prepare them to be high quality teachers. These are two distinct, yet very interrelated areas. Permit me to explain. Read More>>
What, exactly, is a “music degree”? Well, the answer isn’t as simple as you think. Continue reading Degree Decoder
Find links to the college music programs featured in Best Music Schools 2015 as well as schools from previous editions of our annual special report. Read More>>