What to read

The Robinson Music Library subscribes to a wide variety of music-related journals and magazines. Often, these publications provide articles specifically aimed at the college student. These articles discuss auditions preparation, the job market, performance issues among other topics.

The following articles are just a few examples of what you will find in our journal reading area. Come explore!

“Bargaining Power: Artists in Academe” by Katherine Millett. Chamber Music (December 2007).

Discusses the new trend of chamber music performer participating in residencies at colleges & universities that offer such positions as tenure track positions.

“Flying Cheap-Singer Cheap” by Cindy Sadler. Classical Singer (November 2007)

Tips for finding inexpensive air fare. Specifically aimed at singers, but applicable to all.

“Backstage Pass: Behind scenes at one of the harp world’s most prestigious competitions” by Alison Reese. Harp Column (Sept./Oct. 2007).

Interviews harpists who participated in the USA International Harp Competition about how they prepared for the event.

“Music Librarians: Curators of Musical Knowledge.” The Triangle of Mu Phi Epsilon (Fall 2007): 12.

An interview with three music library professionals about their job and how they came to the profession.

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