A music degree is more applicable than you'd think

A music degree is more applicable than you'd think

When musical and performing artist go to college, it's usually easy for them to declare a major - their passion easily drives their decision. However, they will often hear critics asking this question: "well, what are you going to do with as degree in MUSIC?" Well, cynical people, here's the blog post for you - a list of things that a music major is handy or necessary for. And it turns out the list is quite long:

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What can I do with a musical theatre degree?

What can I do with a musical theatre degree?

One of the biggest beefs I have with college programs based in the liberal arts is that they don't spend much time, if any, helping students figure out what they want to do to apply their degree to a job once they finish school. College is very black and white - you declare a major, and spend all your time in that narrow focus. Entering the real world is very gray, with most employment opportunities including a combination of several skill areas and may include elements of your dream job along with a few things you'd probably never imagine yourself doing. So what's a graduate to do with a degree in musical theatre? 

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