Careers in Music

Music College and Career Resources by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

1. Excellent music schools with quick and easy ways to check them out.

2. Applying & Auditioning - Tips for pre-screens and much more.

3. Career Paths –– Options for majors and career paths.

4. Scholarships - the most comprehensive list around for music majors.

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Alternate Styles--that is, an alternative to traditional classical study

Students interested in studying string jazz, fiddle, or other "alternate styles" of music, may be interested in studying at one of the schools listed below; these schools and their professors are leaders in the emerging field of alternate styles string performance and study.

  • Berklee School of Music
  • McNally Smith College of Music (Randy Sabien)
  • Georgia State University (Martin Norgaard)
  • Belmont University (Tracy Silverman)
  • Indiana University of PA (Stanley Chepaitis)