From Preparation to Application: Getting Ready to Apply to Music School 

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Taking time to look ahead and plan for the music admissions process is a valuable exercise for student musicians and their families. Having a good understanding of how the specialized application process works for music applicants could mean a less stressful senior year and success during application season.

Leading Music Schools in New York City

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New York’s music scene is thriving. In fact, some of the most renowned musicians in the world have attended music school in the Big Apple. As a music school admissions consultant, I have dedicated my career to helping aspiring musicians discover, apply, and audition for the top music schools in New York, and elsewhere.

Making the Grade: Why Academics Matter for Music Majors 

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Ok, we get it - you love music! You want to perform, create, and make music all the time.   Spending countless hours practicing, taking lessons, rehearsing, and performing to hone your skills means you sometimes don’t have time to focus on other things. How much does your high school academic performance matter when you are preparing to apply to or attend a top music school or university music program? Well, the short answer is, that it could matter a lot.