There are far more options for what you can do with a music degree than you probably realize. Discipline and passion are important factors for any employer to consider, and music is a real and immediate indicator of these. Talking to music teachers and musicians, and spending time next summer in a summer music program will also be useful. This is the first in a series of annual, non-renewable, one-year Postdoctoral Fellowships in Music Composition at the Center for Contemporary Composition at the University of Chicago.
Grab stats statistics on global Digital Music revenues have also indicated that there is a meteoric rise in the revenue obtained from digital music production and sales. The misconception of a music director’s work, job description and function differs from enterprise to enterprise and church to church.
I have maintained a passion for music since practically conception; however, I have recently decided to make it a career. The best advice we can offer you is to check out the area where you want to live and work to see if there are sufficient opportunities and venues for your music.
In Australia, as in other countries, orchestral activity is at the heart of Western classical music. I play the guitar, drums, bass guitar, piano, and sing ( I however don’t know music theory or how to read music). Donny Baker is a music producer and studio engineer at Elephant Symphony in Glendale, California says he likes teaching via the mentor approach because once his students graduate, they are engineers.
You can also minor in music at many schools, even join an ensemble or band without being a music major. I am a flutist too and it is GREAT that you love to play and want to make music your life. Independent A&R professionals facilitate the commercial use of that music and talent as entrepreneurs.