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Bachelor's Degree in Music Baltimore MD

Local resource for Bachelor's degrees in music in Baltimore. Includes detailed information on local colleges and universities that provide access to classes in music performance, music education, music theory, composition, music history, and music technology, as well as advice and content on studying music and music careers.

Johns Hopkins University
(410) 516-8000
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD
Tuition
Tuition Costs : $37700
School Information
Type of Institution : University
Institutional Designation : Private—Nonprofit

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University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(410) 455-2291
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD
Tuition
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $6484
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $15216
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Type of Institution : University
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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Goucher College
(410) 337-6000
1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, MD
Tuition
Tuition Costs : $32168
School Information
Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Nonprofit

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Anne Arundel Community College
(410) 777-2222
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD
Tuition
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $5070
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $8970
School Information
Type of Institution : Two-Year college
Institutional Designation : Public—State and Local

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Orlando S.
(877) 231-8505
Nettleton Court
Windsor Mill, MD
Subjects
Singing, Piano, Opera Voice, Theatrical Broadway Singing, Speaking Voice, Songwriting, Music Theory
Ages Taught
10 to 99
Specialties
Voice, Beginning Piano, Singing, opera Voice, Music Theory, Theatrical Broadway Singing, Ear Training, Sight Singing, Sight Reading, Speaking Voice, Songwriting Bel Canto, Old World Technique, Belting, Broadway, Opera, Oratorio, Art Song, Sacred Music, R&B, Jazz, Beginning Piano
Education
Parkville HIgh School - Computer Science - 8/2001 - 5/2005 UMBC - Vocal Performance and Composition - 8/2005 - 5/2009 Peabody Institute - 8/2009- 5/2011 Pursuing Master's in voice
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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College of Notre Dame of Maryland
(410) 435-0100
4701 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD
Tuition
Tuition Costs : $25000
School Information
Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Religious

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Towson University
(410) 704-2000
8000 York Road
Towson, MD
Tuition
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $5180
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $15726
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Type of Institution : University
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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Howard Community College
(410) 772-4800
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD
Tuition
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $5910
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $7260
School Information
Type of Institution : Two-Year college
Institutional Designation : Public—State and Local

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Richard P.
(877) 231-8505
N Rolling Road
Windsor Mill, MD
Subjects
Piano, Music Theory
Ages Taught
6 to 99
Specialties
music, piano, music theory classical, hymn playing
Education
Calvary Baptist School - College Prep - 1994-1998 Bob Jones University - Church Music, Piano - 1998-2002 Bob Jones University - Church Music, Piano - 2002-2004
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Dan T.
(877) 231-8505
Fernley Square
Halethorpe, MD
Subjects
Music Theory, Percussion, Drums
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
Rock, funk, jazz, blues, hip hop, reggae, rudimental drumming, art music, percussion A wide variety of methods can be explored and incorporated into one's lesson, and will be geared towards the goals of the learner.
Education
Seneca Valley High School - Science and Engineering - 09/00-06/04 (High School diploma received) University of Maryland, Baltimore Co. - Music Education, Percussion, Psychology - 09/04-current (not complete)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Inspiration Wanted - Apply Within!

Inspiration Wanted - Apply Within!
By Chris Standring ( www.chrisstandring.com )

One of the biggest stumbling blocks for music students is knowing what to practice. In the early years students listened to their teachers and did what they told them to do, which is still of course perfectly valid. But the real turning point that sets a student on their own path is the ability to self motivate and take the reins without the aid of a mentor.

This usually happens around the time that the student falls in love with music. When a student starts out, they usually practice out of fear. Fear that they might be told off because their teacher will scold them for NOT practicing. So much later, when the student has some basic playing facility behind them, music all of a sudden becomes fascinating to them. This is when the craving to pick up the instrument starts to happen.

As the student continues to explore on his or her own, there are doubtless times when road blocks appear. I've always thought that improving happens in peaks and plateaus, where the plateaus of seeming UN-improvement seem to last forever! This of course is never the case because the plateaus are the times when the information is being absorbed which is so necessary.

However, it is during these plateaus that the student often gets stuck. Personally, I have always got through these troublesome times because I have always paid close attention to a little inner voice that would always tap me on the shoulder and say "You know you have a weakness when you play over diminished chords", or "Your sight reading in the 8th position needs a little work when you play in the key of Ab". And so on.

This little voice never went away over the years. She's still there today, tapping me on the shoulder every few weeks, making sure I am not resting on my laurels. But I have found that if I am committed to improving and really open to working on whatever I need to work on, I will always get the advice I need.

I think deep down we all know what our strengths and weaknesses are as players at any level. Therefore as we continue to grow and develop as musicians, we must always pay very close attention to our weaknesses and work on them. They usually stare us in the face. The trouble is, it is very easy to ignore what is usually obvious to us.

One thing I have found is that, unless I am really open to learning and in the mode of wanting to improve, that little inner voice tends to go away. She's not tapping me on the shoulder telling me what I need to work on unless I really want to know.

So I guess what I am trying to say here is ask yourself questions! What is your real commitment to music and what are your weaknesses? If you truly want to be a great player then you simply need to focus on your weaknesses.

Now as time goes on, and you cover the playing field regarding technique, harmony and melodic vocabulary, then that inn...

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