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: Brian Ritter '99

Brian Ritter

Current Position
Executive Director
Albany Symphony

It was a conversation with Dr. Buzz Jones that set Brian Ritter solidly on his career path. Intrigued by the suggestion that he explore orchestra management, he pursued this option immediately after graduation from Gettysburg. He secured a job managing the New England Philharmonic, a small orchestra in Boston ... and was instantly hooked. Read more