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What do you need to get into college as a music performance major
For context, I am a flute player. I am first chair in the highest ensemble at my school. I am a piccolo player and section leader in my school’s marching band. I play alto flute in flute choir. I am not in all state and haven’t won any competitions, though I have competed (which is what I’m concerned about), but I was selected for my state university level honor band and I was third chair there. I am in a state level audition symphony orchestra where I am first chair in the second highest orchestra making me fourth in the program. I also am in a jazz band where I play tenor sax. I play piano and I compose (I write musical theater stuff and film-score style music) but I haven’t done anything with my music or shared it. I also take voice lessons: I mainly focus on classical art songs and musical theater. (I am also participating in the Berklee school of music online vocal summit this year) I am pretty advanced in Indian classical music and I have performed at national conventions for that. My current repertoire is Neilson concerto, Mozart in D, Chaminaide, and im working through orchestral excerpts. The schools I’m considering are Colbert in LA, Cleveland institute of music, the Peabody institute, Berklee school of music and Indiana university. Do I have a chance at making it as a performance major?3 replies