Category Archives: Colleges & Conservatories, Summer Programs

Merola Opera Program

The Merola Opera Program, the affiliated training program of the San Francisco Opera, invites your currently enrolled high school students to apply for the Merola Student ConneXion Program, where they could receive a complimentary membership to Merola summer performances and events.

Up to 50 student memberships will be awarded to Northern California students. An application must be submitted by Monday, May 9th and participants will be selected. Read more

Colleges, Conservatories & Music School Advice

College music
Thinking about studying music in college? There’s a host of issues specific to would-be music majors. So here are some resources to help steer you through the process, starting with a Music 101 guide that takes you from the college vs. conservatory decision through performing arts college fairs, performance resumes, applications and auditions. More info coming soon!

Audition Tips

Prepping for county honor band auditions? Getting ready for a college or conservatory audition? Although audition advice is handy at any time of year, this is prime college audition season, so click here for “8 Audition Tips for Music Majors,” with advice from musicians, parents and former Juilliard admissions director Carole Everett, author of the College Guide for Performing Arts Majors.