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February 6, 2019
Discussion music education with Steve Lipman

Summer Music Programs Can Lead to College Acceptance

Testing the Waters For any high school sophomore or junior college music major, there is no better way to test the waters than enrolling in a […]
February 5, 2019
Steve Lipman with drumset player

How to Prepare for Your Music College Auditions

By Kristin Corpuz The finish of the first semester of the school year means that the time for applying to colleges is coming to a close. […]
April 2, 2018
Violin student

Amazing Jobs You Can Get With a Degree in Music

When I packed up my car in Brooklyn, second-hand clarinet and later-to-be legendary jazz saxophonist, Dave Liebman, my trusty companions, and set off to start as […]
March 29, 2018
Steve Lipman

Interview with IAMA: Tips for Music School Applications and Auditions

1. What are the best strategies for applying for music college or conservatory? This question somewhat depends on whether a student is applying to study Classical music […]
March 24, 2018
Trombone player with Steve Lipman

Isn’t Talent Enough?! To Get Into Music School, Do I Really Need An Admissions Consultant?

Talent trumps all.  That’s what some folks would have you believe when it comes to getting into a top music program.  If you’ve got serious musical […]
March 20, 2018
Guitar student

Head of Berklee Admissions: This Is How We Pick Top Music Students

For 25 years, I saw and heard every kind of musician come through the doors of the admissions office at Berklee, looking to become the next […]