FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
answers to common questions we receive
What is your passion when you wake up each morning?
Can you envision yourself doing anything other than music each day of your future?
What do you experience when you engage in a musical activity?
It’s not just what you already know but also about potential and a willingness to learn. That being said, here are some skills and traits that will stand you in good stead applying as a music major:
• experience studying with a private teacher and plenty of preparation and support for auditions.
• experience in school and/or community bands, orchestras, ensembles, choirs, or your own band or performance group.
• experience and some degree of comfort in performing solos as well as performing with a larger group.
• ability to read music, sight-read, and sight-sing.
• listening and aural skills.
• an understanding of basic music theory.
• exposure to lots and lots of music, in the genre you like to perform and other genres.
• experience participating in after-school music programs and summer music camps, and training programs.
No. When a family contacts us, we hold a 20- to 30-minute conversation via Zoom in which we learn about the student, and they learn about is to determine if we are a good match. We then follow up with ideas about how we could work together.