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Question: What degree do you need to have to be a professional singer or musician!?
I really want to know!.!. I'm talking about, if someone is very serious about their singing, what degree would they need to have if they are doing music in college!?Www@QuestionHome@Com

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If you are really serious about singing and you want to pursue it in college then you want a Bachelor of Music degree with an emphasis in vocal performance!. If you want to be a serious musician i think it is necessary to study in college!. Your voice is the most important aspect of singing, yes, but in college with a BM degree you learn theory, aural skills, piano, acting, and also recieve private lessons!. A good voice teacher is the key to success- they will help you with technique, repertior selection and much more!. also, you didn't mention what type of singing you do, classical, pop!?!?Www@QuestionHome@Com

A music performance degree will help, but a minor in composition or musicology will be even better!.

Ultimately, if you take all the time you would be spending on getting college general education credits (which is a large amount of time) and use it to practice and develop networks with other musicians, you might be the best performer ever!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

I am currently a music major with an emphasis in vocal performance!. This is, however, and unnecessary major!. I have a strong voice, and all of my success has come from my own ambitions, and learning vocal techniques from experience, vocal training, and trial and error!.

If you have any other questions, you can email me directly at 200706079@panthers!.greenville!.edu

This is my college email!.

Hope I could help!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

you don't need any particular kind of degree !.!.!. some famous singers have degrees (usually in totally unrelated fields) and some have never even gone to college!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

you don't really need a degree as long as you can sing!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

A good voice helps, the rest is irrelevant!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

None!. Thats why most of them you hear popping off are complete moronsWww@QuestionHome@Com