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Find the Best Music School for You

By Peterson's Staff updated on Thursday, January 31, 2013

When words fail, music is the best alternative audible form of expression. Like art, music reaches out and grabs individuals on a personal level. If music quite literally speaks to you, searching for a music school to attend may be an option to consider. When finding music schools to apply to, look at the curriculum and music courses they offer.

Deciding on Music School

Music majors can take music courses in a wide range of focuses including instrumental instruction, voice, music theory, or production and recording—all the while gaining exposure to different genres of music such as classical, jazz, and rock. A music degree does not just limit you to a career as a professional musician and performer, but you could also become an educator as a school band director and teach music courses from the elementary level all the way up to higher education.

Attending music school better equips you to share your musical talents with others and allows you to communicate your thoughts through song. There are many music schools available, so let us help you pinpoint which music programs are the best match. Check out some of our featured colleges to the right.

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