Graduates of the Sunderman Conservatory have gone on to careers in music performance, conducting, music education, arts management, and musicology. But because the Conservatory blends music with the liberal arts tradition, it's also not unusual for Gettysburg College music graduates to go on to law school, medical school, or many other professional pursuits.

In addition to your continued involvement with the Conservatory, there are many other ways for you to stay engaged as an alumnus of Gettysburg College. Check out upcoming events and alumni connection opportunities on the alumni pages of the Gettysburg College website. You'll find:

  • Information about regional alumni clubs and events, networking receptions in your area, ways you can assist current students in their career search, and more.
  • Everything you need to know about taking advantage of upcoming on-campus activities like Homecoming, Reunion Weekend, and more.

All of these are lifelong opportunities for Sunderman Conservatory/Gettysburg College alumni!

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Alumni Profile: Walter Everett '76

Walter Everett

Current Position
Professor of Music in Music Theory
School of Music, Theatre and Dance
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Walter began piano lessons at the age of six. But it was upon seeing The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show in February of 1964 that he knew he was going to be a musician. He considers himself lucky to have had good piano teachers throughout the years leading up to his enrollment at Gettysburg College, which is where he discovered his fascination with music scholarship. Read more