Music Careers & Outcomes

  • Where Music Alumni Work

    The overarching curriculum in MSUM’s School of Performing Arts prepares you exceptionally well for careers in music. Many of our graduates choose to pass on their knowledge to younger generations through teaching, while others shine in the spotlight on center stage, work behind the scenes in production studios, or continue their education immediately following graduation. Here’s a small sampling of where our talented alumni have worked in recent years:

    • Music promotion, The Children’s Museum at Yunker Farm
    • Music teacher, Roosevelt Elementary School
    • Director and owner, Moonlet Theater Productions
    • Principal, Park Elementary
    • Composer, Alfred Music
    • English department chair and professor, Baldwin Wallace University
    • Music teacher, Kindred Public School
    • Music teacher, Lanesboro Public Schools
    • Director of music, Faith Christian Fellowship
    • Director and composer, Jaspers Theater
    • Classical guitar professor, North Dakota State University
    • Executive director, Fargo-Moorhead Symphony
    • Music professor, Valparaiso University
    • Assistant director of experiential learning, Berklee College of Music
    • Secretary of board of directors, San Francisco Community Music Center