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4 Expert Tips for Choosing College Musical Theater Audition MaterialLet’s face it. Choosing material for college auditions can seem daunting. What are they looking …, , Steve Lipman
5 Experts: “How to Start a Career in Music”Any student who is seriously studying music wonders whether they’ll succeed after graduation. According to …Steve Lipman
5 Tunes You Need to Know if You Want to Major in JazzYou play an instrument in High School, but you’re not sure how well you stack …Steve Lipman
A Conversation with Chair of Composition, Boston Conservatory at BerkleeA conversation with Jonathan Bailey Holland that any young musician would want to read. Learn …, Steve Lipman
A short guide to the perfect undergraduate audition.The audition is a vital part of many admissions decisions. How you look on paper …Steve Lipman
Acceptance Rates at the Top U.S. Conservatories, Colleges, & Universities for MusicWill you get accepted at a top music college, conservatory, or university music program? It …, Steve Lipman
Amazing Jobs You Can Get With a Degree in MusicWhen I packed up my car in Brooklyn, second-hand clarinet and later-to-be legendary jazz saxophonist, …Steve Lipman
An Interview with a Music TherapistThis month we here at Inside Music Schools have a rare treat for the prospective …Steve Lipman
Best Colleges to Study Classical SaxophoneClassical saxophone is a unique field to enter. The saxophone itself was not invented until …Steve Lipman
Best Schools to Study Musical Theaterby Steven Lipman Choosing the best school to study musical …, Steve Lipman
Career Paths for Music College Graduates in 2024Whether you are interested in performance, teaching, composition, or music production, there is a career …, Steve Lipman
Choosing the Right Music College in 2024Choosing the right music college requires careful consideration and research, and it is important to …, Steve Lipman
Clearing the Path to Music School SuccessIn 2021, Bob Mulvey joined the team at Inside Music Schools (IMS) as a special …, Bob Mulvey
Coming to America: An Interview with Tanisha LokwaniIn this post, Inside Music School’s David Fish interviews Tanisha Lokwani who is in her …Steve Lipman
Conservatory, University, or Liberal Arts College: Which Type of Music Institution Best Suits You?Among the primary considerations for those seeking to earn a music degree is determining the …Mark Small
Desktop Audio Production for StudentsIn recent years, the portability and cost-effectiveness of Desktop Audio Production have allowed musicians to …Steve Lipman
From Preparation to Application: Getting Ready to Apply to Music School Taking time to look ahead and plan for the music admissions process is a valuable …, , , Karen Kerr
Graduating High School Playing an Instrument.You play an instrument in High School, but you’re not sure how well you stack …, Steve Lipman
Guide to Summer Music Camps and Similar Programs of StudyEvery summer, thousands of young musicians attend educational programs across the United States and beyond. …Steve Lipman
Guide to Summer Music Camps and Similar Programs of StudyEvery summer, thousands of young musicians attend educational programs across the United States and beyond. …Steve Lipman
Head of Berklee Admissions: This Is How We Pick Top Music StudentsFor 25 years, I saw and heard every kind of musician come through the doors …Steve Lipman
Highest Paying Music Jobs In the Music IndustryThere are numerous employment opportunities within the music industry beyond being a spotlight performer. Rising …Liam Pendergrass
How to Find The Best Music College For YouChoosing the right music school, college music department, or university music program, can be a …Steve Lipman
How to Get a Music Scholarship, the Right WayFor most everybody money is the root of all evil. But, it turns out free …Steve Lipman
How to Overcome Performance Anxiety for MusiciansPerformance anxiety – or “stage fright” as it is more commonly known – can strike …, Steve Lipman
How to Prepare and Win your Audition!As a young music student playing an orchestral/band instrument one can eventually wonder and hope …Steve Lipman
How to Prepare for Your Music College AuditionsThe finish of the first semester of the school year means that the time for …Steve Lipman
International Musicians: Studying Music in the United StatesInside Music Schools has helped many international music students seek acceptance at colleges and conservatories …, , Steve Lipman
Interview with IAMA: Tips for Music School Applications and AuditionsThe key to a student’s successful music education in a traditional (classical) conservatory is primarily …Steve Lipman
Is Music College for Me?Many of you reading this article are in your final semesters of high school. You’ve …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 …Steve Lipman
Leading Music Schools in New York CityNew York’s music scene is thriving. In fact, some of the most renowned musicians in …, , , Steve Lipman
Majoring in Music TherapyWe recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Tatiana Penagos MA, MT-BC. Tatiana is …, Steve Lipman
Making the Grade: Why Academics Matter for Music Majors Ok, we get it – you love music! You want to perform, create, and make …admin
Music Therapy: What Is It, and How Does It Make People Heal?The light and steady beat of hand drums can have a calming effect as it …Steve Lipman
New Worlds: A Guide to the Best Schools for Music ProductionRecorded music at large has made some sometimes strange but also wonderfully creative turns that …, Steve Lipman
Parents, You’ve Got it M.A.D.E.In this blog we’ll delve deep into the essence of the M.A.D.E. program, exploring its …Kirsten Hopstaken
Planning for a Classical Guitar CareerThanks to the great Spanish classical guitarist Andrés Segovia establishing college and conservatory guitar education …, Steve Lipman
Planning to Study a Musical Instrument in College? Here’s how to Discover a Great Teacher.How does one evaluate their teacher? This is a tough one to answer primarily because …, Steve Lipman
Program Spotlight – The Best Programs for Sound Production, Audio Engineering, and Music BusinessThe variety of audio engineering and music production programs have dramatically increased over the past …Steve Lipman
Should You Study Songwriting in College?Do you have to go to college to learn to be a songwriter? The answer …Steve Lipman
Special Announcements on Summer Music ProgramsThis summer is going to be different than many of us had hoped with plans …Steve Lipman
Steven Lipman InterviewThis interview speaks to Steven Lipman’s time at Berklee, and offers an inside look at …Steve Lipman
Summer Music Programs Can Lead to College AcceptanceFor any high school sophomore or junior college music major, there is no better way …Steve Lipman
The 10 Different Types of Music DegreesMusic is absolutely an art form, but its application in education – and the world …Steve Lipman
The 25 Best Music Schools to Study ClarinetEmbarking on the deep study of clarinet in music school, like any other instrument, is …, Steve Lipman
The Cost of College in 2023: Part 1For many students, the investment in a college education is one of the largest they’ll …, Steve Lipman
The Cost of College in 2023: Part 2How can YOU make college more affordable? There are quite a few things you can …Steve Lipman
The Evolving World of Music Education, Part I: The Importance of ChangeThis 3-part series will look at a few ways to help make sure you enjoy …, Steve Lipman
The Evolving World of Music Education, Part II: The Many Roads of a Well-Rounded MusicianThis 3-part series will look at a few ways to help make sure you enjoy …, Steve Lipman
The Evolving World of Music Education, Part III: The Future is for Multi-Faceted MusiciansThis 3-part series will look at a few ways to help make sure you enjoy …, Steve Lipman
The Finer Points of Interviews for Music SchoolsTop musicians know thoughtful preparation is the best way to succeed on their next big …Steve Lipman
The New NashvilleIn the last ten years it has become increasingly popular for Nashville to be where …Steve Lipman
The Seven Best Music Schools and Music Programs in BostonAs you may know, Boston is BIG in education. Some of the world’s most prestigious …Steve Lipman
The Top 32 Classical, Jazz & Contemporary Voice Programs in The U.S.If you’re one of the up-and-coming songbirds of the world, you may be asking yourself, …Steve Lipman
The Top 5 Highest Paying Music Industry CareersMusic is more accessible now than ever before. With social media, movies, and pop culture …Steve Lipman
Tips for Making Better Recordings at HomeAlthough it is not usually physically or financially possible to build the “ideal” recording studio …Steve Lipman
Top Colleges for Popular MusicIn a 1967 hit song, Roger McGuinn of the Byrds …Steve Lipman
TURNING POINT: The Move from High School to College.Moving from high school to college, especially the first semester, can be challenging for many …, Bob Mulvey
Where Should I Study Scoring for Film, TV, and Video Games?The effect movie, TV, and video game music has on …Steve Lipman
Why Choose Inside Music Schools as Your Music School Admissions Consultant“I want a career in music,” your child announces. As a parent, you feel the …, , admin
Why You Should Study Vocal Performance In College, and Why You’ll Love ItSinging is one of our most amazing abilities. The human voice is as much an …Steve Lipman
Writing College Essays for Music SchoolThose of you engaged in writing college essays about music, grad-school term papers, or applications …Steve Lipman
Writing Music For Video GamesVideo game scoring is a career on the rise, and we’d like to share some …, Steve Lipman

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