January 7, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
High school students can begin their college exploration process with this event led by HBMS Dean Christopher Kenniff. Hear from guest speaker, Barbra Weidlein, an expert in university, conservatory, and liberal arts music programs; a panel of college admissions officers; and a panel of HB alumni students who will share their personal experiences preparing for collegiate study, applying/auditioning for admission, and studying music at the collegiate level. Parents and student interaction is encouraged throughout the event.
Special Guest Speaker: Barbra Weidlein, Director, MajoringInMusic.com
Ms. Weidlein will share ways in which students may keep music in one’s life after high school including majoring, minoring, and double majoring in music; how to figure out if majoring in music is the right way to proceed (including the value of summer music programs); careers in music including and beyond performance; skills music majors gain and how they are transferable to other careers; encouraging lifelong engagement in music however one moves forward; as well as other topics of interest.