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Courses allow you to study a particular subject in greater depth. Typically taken after completing high school, you can acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to help you enter the workforce. Courses can also be a springboard to a bachelor’s degree. You may be wondering, “What are courses in music performance?” These are courses that provide intensive training on an instrumen… Read more

Courses allow you to study a particular subject in greater depth. Typically taken after completing high school, you can acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to help you enter the workforce. Courses can also be a springboard to a bachelor’s degree.

You may be wondering, “What are courses in music performance?” These are courses that provide intensive training on an instrument of your choice. The goal is to help you become a better performer who is ready to play professionally. Typically, you will be required to take private lessons and practice many hours a week. You might also be attending classes such as counterpoint, theory, music history, aural skills, and harmony.

As a student of courses in music performance, you may develop excellent listening skills. You can also learn to think outside the box and approach problems creatively. These skills are all highly applicable to everyday life.

Expenses for taking courses in music performance will be different for each institution. Variables such as the length of the course and the location of the school influence costs. You can contact schools directly to get an expense estimate.

The most common career choice for those who complete courses in music performance is to become a professional musician, either as a concert soloist, a member of an orchestra or band, or a gig performer. However, there may be other options available to you as well. You can be a teacher, a music researcher, a music librarian, or an artist agent. If you are interested in further study, some musicians attend law school and become copyright attorneys.

Courses in music performance are offered at many schools both at home and abroad. Some institutions have online classwork if you live in a remote area. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Paris College Of Music
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Campbell College Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

The Music Department has two main aims embracing both the academic and extra-curricular aspects of Music education. We want to make music as fun, inclusive and useful for our ... +

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CATS College Boston
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St. Lawrence University
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University of Colorado Boulder
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Paris College Of Music
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The Open Program exists since 2007. For amateurs who want to improve their instrument playing and useful fundamental musical skills such as ear training, solfege, and harmony. ... +

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St. Lawrence University
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