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Music as a degree in higher education has transcended the norms in the USA, and the country has become a hub for passionate musicians across the globe to attain a degree from. 


Even Short Music classes in Piano, Guitar and Violin for teens and kids have been growing in demand as one of the necessary skills along with conventional education in the US. If you are planning to take Music classes in the US, here are some things that you need to know.


Why you should learn a music course in the USA?


The field of music in the USA is very diverse, and o ffers up a plethora of opportunities for people pursuing a music course in the USA. The music in the USA is a mixture of different music influenced likely by, West African, Irish, Scottish and mainland European culture among others. 


The country’s most important genres are jazz, blues, country,  hip hop, pop, techno, folk, disco, and salsa. American music is heard around the world, which makes it all the more important to pursue a music course in the USA. 


What is the cost of the music course in the USA?


The fee of music course in the USA may vary depending upon the level of the course difficulty and types of institutions.


You may have to pay an amount of USD 5,000 to USD 10,000 for a certified course.


Here are snippets of the approximate course fee structure for pursuing this field:


B.Mus from a public University

$20,000 average for the entire course duration

B.Mus from an out of state university

$40,000 - $160,000 for the entire course duration

A Master's degree in Music

$30,000 average for the entire course duration



What is the average duration of the Music classes in the USA?


You can attend Music classes in the USA on a regular or a part-time basis.


 The Bachelor’s in Music degree lasts 4 years. But if you opt for specializations or instrument/art-specific courses, the case is a bit different.  


 The specialization course may last from 6 months schedule to a 1 year-long integrated course. 


However, the students can choose their pace of learning early on in the courses in many institutions and can opt for a shorter or longer time for the completion of their course.


What are the best music schools in the US?


There are various prominent institutions in the US that offer high-end training in the field of Music.


Here’s a list of the 10 most prestigious Music schools in the US:


1. Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Indiana

2. Curtis Institute of Music, Pennsylvania

3. Juilliard School, NY

4. University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, Michigan

5. Yale School of Music, Yale

6. Berklee College of Music, Massachusetts

7. The Colburn School, California

8. Rice University Shepherd School Of Music, Texas

9. Bard College-Conservatory of Music, NY

10. Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY



What will I learn by taking a music course in the USA?


 Music courses in the USA can include specializations in performance, composition, history, theory, jazz studies, music production, church music, and music technology. 


Thereby enrolling yourself in a music course in the USA may bring new opportunities to you. Here are some course constituents: 


  • Music Production Process
  • Creating Musical Ideas
  • Listening and Analysis
  • Recording
  • Editing
  • Mixing
  • Mastering
  • Music Production Tools
  • Synthesizers
  • MIDI Sequencers
  • Audio Recorders
  • Processors
  • Mixers



What jobs can I get after taking up the Music Course in the USA?


There are many job opportunities for a well-learned musician with an after completion of a music course in the USA.


 For example, if you have a Bachelor of Music Education (BME) degree, you are qualified to teach music from elementary to high school level.


It's a highly skilled job and pays well. On average, an Orchestra musicians can draw a salary of $28,000 - $143,000. 


Here are some jobs available in the field of music:


1. Composer

2. Jingle writer

3. Songwriter

4. Transcriber

5. Copyist

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At the end of course you will be able to play basic songs. No Prior Knowledge Req.

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Voice Lessons

When your favorite songs play on the radio, do you grab your hair brush and sing your heart out? If so, the voice lessons portion of Sessions’ programs and curriculum are the right fit for you! Through one-on-one voice lessons with our skilled and accomplished instructors, access to technology to...

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Voice Lessons

Voice Lessons are offered by Carmel Music Academy

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Music & Singing Fundamentals (Ages 6-10)

This course draw from folk, classical, Broadway, and contemporary songbooks with a focus on breathing and vocal technique, rhythm, melody, song interpretation, and creativity.

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With several professional guitar teachers on staff, we offer guitar and bass lessons for 7 and above

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Piano Lessons Kids Love

From the day a toddler starts bopping to the beat, we are reminded that kids love music! At Charlotte Academy of Music, it’s our priority to help your child keep that same level of enthusiasm throughout their years in music lessons

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Advanced Training

Our mission is to offer superlative programming dedicated to fostering students' interest and curiosity in music while remaining rooted in core traditional music principles and values

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At Northside Music Academy we believe that performing often is a very important aspect of a music student’s development

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Is your young musician ready to pick up a new instrument? Our in-person Beginning Guitar classes give aspiring student musicians a creative outlet, and are a fun way to learn to read music and build strong practice habits

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