I minored in cello at Presbyterian College, even taking extra classes, only a few classes short from a major. I was first chair in the Presbyterian College Orchestra, and at the encouragement of my teacher, put on a senior recital.
I am 1 or 2 credits away from a music major. I took piano lessons from the age of 5 for 15 years, and continue to play now on my own. I started to play cello in 7th grade and minored in music with an emphasis on cello in college. I was first chair in my college orchestra. I have played in orchestras and small ensembles my whole life. I continue to listen to and study all types of music, including classical.
I started to teach myself guitar when I was very young. I minored in music in college and am only a few credits away from a music major. I also play cello, piano, and mandolin. I have been giving informal guitar lessons to friends for years.
I am 1 or 2 credits away from a music major. I have taken music history classes in college, and studied it on my own through books, articles, and academic journals. I have played in orchestras and small ensembles since 7th grade and have learned a lot from those experiences.