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The FMEA Student Development Committee is planning a series of virtual sessions for high school students considering pursuing music in college! Session topics will include choosing a school that is right for you, admissions, auditions, college life, financial aid, and more!



Careers in Music
2/15/21, 6:30pm
Student participants will learn about some of the many career opportunities that exist for music majors.
Jeff Redding, PhD, Director of Choral Activities, University of Central Florida
Lisa Hewitt, Elementary Music Teacher, Orange County Public Schools
Matt Brown, Recording Engineer and Music Producer
Nicole Kirky, Music Therapist, Nemours Childrens’ Hospital
Brian Blume, Musician, Pershing’s Own U.S. Army Band


Music Opportunities in College for Everyone!
3/15/21, 6:30pm
Participants will learn about musical opportunities beyond high school for music majors as well as non-music majors.
Chandler Wilson, PhD, Florida State University
Kelly Miller, DMA, University of Central Florida


Past Webinar Recordings


I Think I Want to Major in Music! Now What?
Dr. Robert Clark, Vanderbilt University
November 23, 2020 6:30 p.m.
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Life as a College Music Student
Monday, December 14, 2020, 6:30 p.m.
Student participants will hear from current college music majors. Topics will include how to prepare for college life, what to expect as a music major, tips for success, and more!
Presented by Florida NAfME Collegiate Members
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Choosing the Music School that's Right for You
Student participants will learn about different types of colleges/universities and the opportunities they present.  
Mark Belfast, PhD, Southeastern University
Steven Kelly, PhD, Florida State University
Shelby Chipman, PhD, Florida A&M University
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