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#387421 - 11/21/01 03:14 PM music school!
charms Offline
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Registered: 11/21/01
Posts: 16
Loc: USA
hallo

i was wondering if any of you have attended or are currently attending a really good music school? what exactly does it take to get into one? any information, tips, personal stories, etc. will be most helpful!


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#387422 - 11/22/01 11:19 PM Re: music school!
Amy Offline
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Registered: 07/07/01
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Loc: Upstate New York
Hi!
I am starting to look at schools to go to. I am a junior in highschool right now. The schools that I have been looking at are New England Conservatory, Boston Conservatory, Peabody, Ithaca College, Oberlin, and Eastman. What ones are you looking at?
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#387423 - 11/23/01 08:27 PM Re: music school!
charms Offline
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hallo amy \:\)

i'm a senior in highschool. i'm going to attend a local junior college that has a good music program, and i'm looking into schools to transfer to afterward (eastman, peabody, etc) i've been taking piano lessons for only a year, and i'm kinda worried that i won't be able to get a scholarship or even go to music school or anything.. :-P ahhh
okay so maybe i shouldn't post whilst on a sugar high.. ahwell rambling isn't so horrible, is it? okay i'll stop now.

-charms..

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#387424 - 11/24/01 10:56 AM Re: music school!
Amy Offline
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Hi Charms!
Those schools that you mentioned are very tough to get into. I've been playing piano for about 9 years and I don't even know if I could get into one of them. With only 1 year of experience, it will be very tough. What music are you playing now?
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#387425 - 11/25/01 02:56 PM Re: music school!
charms Offline
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Loc: USA
hey Amy

yeah i know, i'm probably way too ambitious.. *grimaces* i do have piano experience for a bit longer than a year, as i taught myself to play and read music, but anyways. i'm working on a haydn sonata, a beethovan sonata, golliwog's cakewalk by whats-his-face, and revolutionary etude by chopin.

-charms..

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#387426 - 11/25/01 07:18 PM Re: music school!
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Oh good! I thought you meant that you only started playing a year ago! About how long have you been playing then?
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#387427 - 11/26/01 02:45 PM Re: music school!
charms Offline
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Loc: USA
*thinks hard*
since the age of 6? *counts* that'd be like 10 years i guess. hehe.. i thought that all music notes had gigantic letters in them until i was like 9..lol.. *reminisces*

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#387428 - 11/26/01 05:20 PM Re: music school!
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Hahaha! I remember those notes!! The good old days! \:\)
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#387429 - 11/26/01 10:06 PM Re: music school!
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Registered: 07/23/01
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Loc: Seattle, Washington, USA
 Quote:
Originally posted by charms:
...golliwog's cakewalk by whats-his-face...[/b]


CLAUDE DEBUSSY!!![/b]
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#387430 - 11/26/01 11:33 PM Re: music school!
charms Offline
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Registered: 11/21/01
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Loc: USA
 Quote:
Originally posted by jgoo:


CLAUDE DEBUSSY!!![/b][/b]


oh you deserve a cookie. do we have a cookie for this guy? Waiter! ;\)

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#387431 - 11/26/01 11:36 PM Re: music school!
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Originally posted by charms:
oh you deserve a cookie. do we have a cookie for this guy? Waiter! ;\)[/b]


ha--ha--ha. But seriously, when do I get my cookie?..... \:D ;\)
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#387432 - 11/27/01 05:30 AM Re: music school!
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a determined learner can go very far with just one year of playing... it's not impossible.

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#387433 - 11/28/01 02:22 PM Re: music school!
charms Offline
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Registered: 11/21/01
Posts: 16
Loc: USA
nobody in particular->are piano scholarships awarded based on potential or level of achievement? i'm thinking the latter? like would they give me any 'brownie points' for taking lessons for just a year or anything?

Amy->what music are you working on?

jgoo->i'm out of cookies. how 'bout boston creme pie?

magnezium->very true, but what exactly did you mean by that? *slightly confused*

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#387434 - 11/28/01 03:30 PM Re: music school!
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Registered: 06/04/01
Posts: 902
Loc: Philly, PA
What about Grad schools? My piano teacher told me to start making the list of grad shcools i would like to attend...but i really don't have any ideas which ones would be good for piano pedagougy/performance, except for Temple univesrity..
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#387435 - 11/29/01 12:27 AM Re: music school!
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Registered: 05/26/01
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Loc: Singapore
 Quote:
Originally posted by charms:
magnezium->very true, but what exactly did you mean by that? *slightly confused*[/b]


erm... nothing much really... I only said that because Amy said one year of experience was quite little... which it is really... but I wanted to say that someone who has a great deal of determination can make very good progress in a year of playing... haha this really has quite little relevance to this thread... but I just thought I should mention it... I don't know why...

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#387436 - 11/29/01 11:35 AM Re: music school!
charms Offline
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Registered: 11/21/01
Posts: 16
Loc: USA
 Quote:
Originally posted by magnezium:
I just thought I should mention it... I don't know why...[/b]


lol.. well far be it from me to demand reasoning behind statements. \:\)

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Originally posted by PianoMuse:
What about Grad schools? [/b]

i'm not sure about pedagougy, but for piano: University of Rochester aka Eastman School of Music, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Johns Hopkins University's Peabody Institute(they don't have pedagougy methinks), Curtis Institute of Music, Yale, New England Conservatory of Music, and of course there's always Juilliard (also more schools than these, just the top few). each of these schools have their own websites and stuff - if you'd like any links just let me know :-)

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#387437 - 11/29/01 04:33 PM Re: music school!
Amy Offline
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Loc: Upstate New York
Also Indiana University at Bloomington

Charms: I am currently working on Mozart Sonata K 310, Debussy Image 1, Ginastera Danzas Argentinas, and Chopin Ballade #2. What are you working on?
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