Music Career Advising: A Guide for Parents Students and Teachers answers the most common music career questions through research-based career advising strategies, a comprehensive inventory of music careers, bibliography of print and on-line music career resources, and additional information gathered through interviews with leading musicians in the field, and faculty members in some of the most prestigious university music programs in the country.
Eric Branscome is Assistant Professor of Music and Coordinator of Music Education at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. He is the author of Essential Listening Activities, Essential Rhythm Activities, Music Board Game Workshop (Alfred Publications), and additional research in elementary and early-childhood music curriculum, music teacher education, and music career advising.
Part 1: Introduction and Overview Introduction Chapter 1: Congratulations! You're Normal Chapter 2: Career Advising and Personal Observations Chapter 3: All About You Chapter 4: Music Career Trends Part 2: Music Degrees and Related Careers Chapter 5 Bachelor of Music in Performance Chapter 6 Bachelor of Music in Music Theory Chapter 7 Bachelor of Music in Composition Chapter 8 Bachelor of Music in Music History and Literature Chapter 9 Bachelor of Music in Sacred Music Chapter 10 Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies Chapter 11 Bachelor of Music in Pedagogy Chapter 12 Bachelor of Music in Musical Theatre Chapter 13 Bachelor of Music in Music Business/Industry Chapter 14 Bachelor of Music in Electrical Engineering/Recording Technology . Chapter 15 Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy Chapter 16 Bachelor of Music in Music Education Chapter 17 Music Librarian Chapter 18 Conducting Chapter 19 Instrument Repair Part 3: Concluding Material Annotated Bibliography