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.

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

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Alumni Profile: Robert Loughran '81

Robert Loughran

Current Positions

Director of Orchestras
Princeton High School
Program consisting of 3 ensembles
Princeton, New Jersey

Music Director
Youth Orchestra of Bucks County
Program consisting of 10 ensembles and 6 conductors
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Robert Loughran started at Gettysburg College as a pre-med major. But by sophomore year, realizing that his expressive side was not being satisfied, he made the move to the music department to study performing arts. He credits his days at Gettysburg as the time during which he really caught the "conducting bug." Read more