Careers & Graduate Studies

The study of music can take you to the performance stage, the music classroom, behind the scenes ... or to other places you may not have even considered!

Here is a sampling of careers currently held by Gettysburg College music graduates:

Vocal Performer Instrumental Performer
 
Opera Singer Musicologist
 
Major Gifts Officer Music Therapist
 
Marketing Associate for Orchestra French Instructor
 
Composer Conductor
 
Army Band Member Computer Analyst
 
Vocal Coach College Professor
 
Artistic Director for Choral Ensemble
Music Editor
 
Private Studio Teacher Executive Director of Orchestra
 
Jazz Pianist
College Admissions Counselor
 
Music Librarian Ethnomusicologist
 
Music Theorist Executive in Artist Management
 
Development Associate for Orchestra

Public and Private School Music teacher
(all levels - Pre-K through High School)

Alumni Profile: Jennifer Myers '05

Jennifer Myers

Current Positions
PhD Candidate in Musicology
Teacher of Undergraduate Non-Major Music History Courses
Northwestern University

For most of her childhood, Jennifer had imagined herself becoming a doctor. But while pursuing a Biology major with a focus on pre-med, she realized that she much preferred practicing her instrument to working in the laboratory.  And so, halfway through her sophomore year, Jennifer declared her music major in order to study music in a more formal manner. Read more