How do I become a band director?

I know a wind instrument and stuff but I know ABSOLUTELY nothing about string instruments if I have to do orchestra. Do they teach you that stuff in college?

Asked By: - 5/31/2011
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As others have told you, you need to complete a degree in Music Education - and some states then require you to also get your Masters degree. However - first, you need to GET INTO a good college -and pass that really tough audition. So you had better be studying with a truly fine professional teacher who can prepare... More
Answered By: mamianka - 5/31/2011
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Answered By: John Y - 5/31/2011
Major in Music Education in college, and the vast majority of programs will have you take classes that teach you the basics of every instrument. My husband used to be an aspiring Music Ed major, and there were several classes that each taught you the basics of about 3 instruments during a semester. If you took all... More
Answered By: Peachy Perfect - 5/31/2011
Yes If you take a Music Education Degree Program in most Universities they cover it all. Contact any college or University that you would consider and ask about entrance requirements, classes offered, scholarships and any other thing that you are curious about.
Answered By: Kab - 5/31/2011
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