Why major in music? Because it is great preparation for a career at Microsoft! Here Mark reviews a speech by Brian Pertl, Dean of the Conservatory of Music at Lawrence University.
Mark recently visited Lawrence University (in the dead of winter) and found it to be a very warm and inviting place–providing an outstanding education in the liberal arts and music.
When choosing a college, it’s important to think about the impact that class size will have on how an individual class is taught. Mark took time out during a visit to Northwestern to explain.
Have you been watching The Sing Off this season? There were some great college a cappella groups on this season! College a cappella groups are a great way to get involved on campus, continue your love of singing, and make life-long friends.
For those seeking a medium sized college campus in an urban environment may find that Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, is a great option. Known for its programs in the sciences and engineering, Case has a beautiful urban campus–even though it is bisected by a very busy thoroughfare.
Case also is contiguous with some of the greatest artistic and cultural facilities in the world, including the Cleveland Institute of Music (where you can do a joint degree at Case), Severance Hall (home of the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra), and the Institute of Art.
So if you are interested in high culture and want an urban environment, Case is hard to beat. CWRU is also trying hard to lure liberal arts students to the campus to round out its student body.
As an amateur actor and singer myself, I enjoy working with students who seek a college where they can further their interests in the performing arts. I have a client this year who is a very talented hip hop dancer, singer, and actor. He is also a very nice kid who has been more than […]