Academic Angle Specializes in PERFORMING ARTS and music school admissions

Trust our experience.  Our Managing Director, Karl, worked for over a decade as a director in a top-tier arts magnet high school in Chicago. Throughout his career, Karl has counseled hundreds of students through the college search and admissions process and in to many prestigious conservatory-level programs including the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University and the University of Michigan School School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. His students and clients have earned merit scholarships totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars to attend performing arts programs at schools around the country. Contact us today for more information about how we can help you navigate the intensive performing arts school preparation process! 

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Top knowledge of the best-fit professors and studio instructors

We use our decades of experience to help match you to schools and programs with professors that best-fit your personality as well as your own performance and learning style.  Before applying to performance programs, students are set up with sample lessons with their top choice professors.


Extra support preparing for auditions, portfolio submissions, and interviews

It's no secret that the performing arts admissions process is intense and nerve-wracking. Our students can count on extra support with organizing and preparing for the audition, portfolio, and interview process to the schools on your list.


Optional services include video and/or audio recording of admissions auditions or portfolio

Students in the Chicagoland  area needing assistance with video/audio recording of admissions auditions can purchase this service as an add-on service to any of our college consulting packages.