What can I do with my MUSIC degree?


Southeastern offers

  • Instrumental

  • Vocal

  • Piano Concentrations



Employers of Music Majors

  • Schools, Colleges & Universities

  • Orchestras

  • Professional Bands

  • Television, Movie and Radio Industries

  • Advertising

  • Churches

  • Theatre

  • Publishing Organizations

  • Computer Software Industry

  • Party Business

  • Instrument Repair Shops

  • Retail Music Stores

  • Government Agencies such as U. S.

  • State Department - Cultural Affairs


Related Occupations for Music Majors

Some of these occupations may require additional education at Graduate or Professional schools. For information on qualifications and career specifics consult the Occupational Outlook Handbook or other career resources. Also, take advantage of career counseling offered by the Center for Student Excellence.

Advertising

Music Reporter or Critic

Arranger

Music Therapy

Arts Management

Musician

Church Musician

Piano Tuning

Composer

Private Studio Teaching

Country Musician

Professional Combos

Cultural Affairs Officer

Professional Jazz, Rock, R & B

Disc Jockeys and Announcers

Professional Orchestral Musician

Editor

Professional Wedding/Party Planner

Engineer/Mixer Conductor

Recording Industry

Film Scores Editor

Resort Activities Programming

Funerals Service

Retail Music Sales

Instrument Repair & Building

Sales Representative

Library Arts

School Teacher

Military Bands & Choruses

Singer

Music Programming (radio)

Staged Musical/Theatre

Music Promoter

Studio Work (recording)

Music Publisher

Voice Teacher

Music Publishing Specialist

 


 

Preparing for a Job in Music

  1. Acquire computer skills.

  2. Seek part-time work in music stores or performing in local symphonies and choral productions, or singing for weddings and funerals, etc.

  3. Develop interpersonal skills.

  4. Network with professionals in the field.

  5. Sing in church or community choir or play an instrument in a band.

 

 

Links for Music Majors


 

More Info from Career Services

 

Contact Information

Department of Music and Dramatic Arts
Pottle Music Building Room 102
Tel: 985-549-2184
devenson@southeastern.edu