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Pursuing Your Career

Where do we start when embarking on a career in music? We need to develop good audition strategies if we are headed for an orchestra position. Getting started in a music career also requires good networking skills, lots of creative thinking, and persistence.

In this section our experts will suggest ways to navigate as you develop your career. Video presentations are made by Eric BoothRichard BrownJames DunhamPaul EllisonKenneth GoldsmithStephen King, Matthew LodenLarry Rachleff, Barbara Shreffler, and William VerMeulen.

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Conductors on Auditions


Opera Careers

Post Graduation Strategies

Forming a Chamber Group

Freelancing and Contractors

Grants: Guidelines for Musicians

Graduate Studies



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