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Music Careers

Harmonize With Your Future

Rise to a crescendo.

We’re not just preparing you for a job, we’re preparing you for a career. You’ll develop skills to succeed in professions like teaching, recording, arts managing, business entrepreneurship and production managing. Our graduates enjoy successful musical careers.

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What Music Professionals Do

With a degree in music, you have a variety of career paths to pursue including:

  • Concert Manager
  • Technical Music Assistant
  • Teacher
  • Orchestra Conductor
  • Band Director
  • Pianist
  • Composer
  • Sound Engineer
  • Musician

Where Recent Music Graduates Work

The only way we have songs like Easy on Me and Old Town Road is because of compositions by Bach and Mozart. Music builds upon itself – what came before directly influences what’s being made now. Just as music needs support from the past, so might you – take some direction from past graduates and where they work to figure out your career path.

  • Heid Music
  • GRACE – Green Bay Area Catholic Education
  • Oneida Tribal Arts Program
  • Sheboygan Area School District
  • Milwaukee Spanish Immersion K-5 School
  • Missoula Children's Theatre
  • MaR Jazz Duo
  • Lawrence University
  • Riverdale School District
Brooke Bonnell (DeGoey) '21

Meet a

"I have truly learned that you NEVER stop learning when it comes to music education. I've seen it firsthand since starting my first year teaching. Each day I learn something new that college could have never prepared me for, such as new methods for helping behavioral issues in young children."

Brooke Bonnell (DeGoey) '21
Chorus Director at Tucker Creek Middle School

Randall Meder

Want to Know More?

If you need help figuring out your career path after graduation, have concerns about finding a job or just want to talk about your future plans, let us know.

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