Fundraise like a Pro
As we head closer to spring, it’s about time young professionals begin to receive their acceptances to young artist programs, opera workshops, and schools. After the initial excitement begins to settle, it’s not uncommon to go into sticker shock. Whether it be fees for a $3,000 month-long pay-to-sing or for a $50,000 a year conservatory, the fees are a tough pill to swallow. If you find yourself in a place where scholarships and grants are not enough to cover the costs and you can’t afford the remainder of the cost yourself, you don’t necessarily have to let go of that dream opportunity. Fundraising can be your answer!
How to Get a Great Education (Without Going to Grad School!)
Recently on the GVAI blog, we talked about how to go about choosing the best grad school for you. (If you haven’t read it, see it here!) But, what if you don’t want to go to grad school? Nowadays, grad school is a major expense. Student loans are a heavy burden and make it hard to start a financially healthy career. Because of that, many young professionals are deciding to forgo the grad school route for other means of education. So, what are alternatives to a traditional graduate school education in music?
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Most blog posts from June 2017 - June 2018 were written by GVAI's blogger Anikka Abbott who has just started her journalism studies. We already miss her. Learn more about her here or connect with her on Facebook.
Hello, I am Christine, the director of GVAI, a passionate singer, German diction, voice and performance coach. I love music, singing and dancing. Life is an exciting journey and I invite you to walk with me....