Outcomes - Department of Music

Check out what our grads are up to

Where they work

  • Aston Elementary School
  • BIC World Missions
  • Bergen Performing Arts Center/Performing Arts School
  • Bible Baptist School
  • Big Thought Arts of Dallas
  • Chambers Hill United Methodist Church
  • Chambersburg School District
  • Colonial Beach Public Schools
  • Colonial Park United Church of Christ
  • Cumberland Singers
  • Elizabethtown School District
  • Family Christian Stores
  • Farmwell Station Middle School
  • Friendship Church of the Brethren
  • Grace Academy Christian School
  • Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Kodiak Island Borough School District
  • Lancaster and Lebanon County Schools
  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • Mozarteum Music Conservatory
  • NBN Publishing Company
  • New Creation BIC Church
  • Newport Area School District
  • Pine Bush Central School District
  • Private Studio
  • Saratoga Springs City School District
  • School of the ArtsSummer Theatre at Meredith Village
  • St. Aloysius Academy for Boys
  • St. Lawrence Chapel
  • State Street Academy of Music
  • Teach for America
  • The King's Christian School
  • United States Marine Corps
  • Valdez Elementary
  • Warren County Public Schools

What they do

  • Actor
  • Assistant Music Director
  • Band director
  • Choir Director
  • Choral Accompanist
  • Choral director
  • Director of Music Ministries/Organist
  • Director of vocal studies
  • Education coordinator
  • Elementary school music teacher
  • Grad Student - Medicine
  • Grad Student - Music Performance
  • Grad Student - Piano Performance
  • Grad Student - Voice Performance
  • Graduate student
  • High school music teacher
  • Instrumental music director
  • Middle school music teacher
  • Music Instructor
  • Music Performance (Jazz Piano)
  • Music theory educator
  • Orchestra conductor
  • Organist/Choir Director
  • Piano Teacher
  • Private music teacher
  • Teaching Artist
  • Third Grade Teacher
  • Vocal music teacher
  • Worship Leader
  • Worship Leader/Music Ministry Coordinator

Graduate school

  • Boston University
  • Easton School of Music
  • Florida State University
  • Indiana University
  • Lynn Conservatory of Music
  • Messiah University
  • Michigan State University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • SUNY Stony Brook
  • Shenandoah Conservatory
  • Temple University
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina- Greensboro
  • University of North Texas
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Southern Maine
  • University of Tennessee

Look what you can do with a music degree!

Click here to see important career outcomes data
from our survey of alumni from our music department. The SNAAP survey collects data on the careers of arts majors from colleges and universities across the United States. This national data shows that Messiah music graduates do extremely well in both their educational and career outcomes.

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88% of the Class of 2022 Music survey respondents were employed or in graduate school within 6-9 months of graduation.