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what kinds of jobs can you get with a bachelors degree in music?

I'm just starting college at a 2 year community college, and am planning on transferring to a 4 year university. I'm just wanting to explore my options to try and decide what I want to Major in. I would love to go for music, but what I'm wondering is, how practical is it? How much money can you make, and how reliable is the work? any advice would be awesome.

Asked By: cap - 8/12/2010
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Answered By: Kathleen - 8/12/2010
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I asked the head of the music department the other what job can a student with BA in music can get--she said, "Teach music". The prospect is not that good. You want to do this because you love music--but when it comes to getting a job (that allows you to be independent), is slim.
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Answered By: Pooky - 8/12/2010
 
It's not practical at all, in case you haven't heard the economy is in the tank right now and things like "music" do not produce jobs. If you waste your education on that you will find yourself drowning in debt and living on the street. If you love music then do it as a hobby, but learn to do something useful that... More
Answered By: Sophia - 8/12/2010
 
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