TURNING POINT: The Move from High School to College.

Moving from high school to college, especially the first semester, can be challenging for many students, even those who have attended live-away summer programs.  The change will have many students experiencing both excitement and anxiety at the same time.  Enjoying the excitement and controlling the anxiety are keys to first semester success.

Is Music College for Me?

Many of you reading this article are in your final semesters of high school. You’ve followed a curriculum devised by school administrators for a dozen years and now the decisions regarding your educational career are your responsibility. It’s daunting to think of taking steps at your age toward a career that you hope will span the entirety of your working years. You’ve come to the IMS site to explore educational options that will lead to a career in some quarter of the music business.

A short guide to the perfect undergraduate audition.

The audition is a vital part of many admissions decisions. How you look on paper may have gotten you through the door, but how you perform in your audition can very well make the difference in your acceptance to the music school or conservatory of your dreams. Be that as it may, the point of this blog is to steady those nerves and help guide you through the audition process. This is an exciting time after all.

The Top 5 Highest Paying Music Career Jobs

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Music is more accessible now than ever before. With social media, movies, and pop culture having big influence on the frequency in which music is used, a career in music has never been more exciting. We know the first step to obtaining a highly coveted career in music starts with obtaining a music degree. Naturally before getting a music degree, many students want to know, what music jobs pay the most and what music degree do you need?