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 it is virtually impossible to know during a short trial lesson everything you’d like to know about someone and how they will react to you as a student. No matter how famous they are as a performer or a pedagogue and how many successful students they’ve had, how they might work with you or what you can expect from them is an important thing to try and figure out if possible. 

Graduating High School Playing an Instrument.

You play an instrument in High School, but you're not sure how well you stack up against others who are potentially college bound. There are many people who might find themselves in an identical position. At this point, you need to ask yourself the following questions...

Majoring in Music Therapy

We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Tatiana Penagos MA, MT-BC. Tatiana is a Music Therapist, who was happy to share stories about her career, and the role music has played in shaping her life. After positive feedback, we decided to go one step further and outline a few of our recommendations for Music Therapy Programs. We hope this list, as well as our previous blog: Introducing Music Therapy to masses, assist our prospective students in making big decisions about their musical future.

An Interview with a Music Therapist

This month we here at Inside Music Schools have a rare treat for the prospective music student readying themselves for the next phase of their music education. We sat down with Tatiana Penagos MA, MT-BC, a Music Therapist who was happy to share stories about her passion, her career, and the role music has played in shaping both her professional and personal life.