A Career in Music

Because the study of music can be combined with many interests, individuals who complete a degree in Music Studies will have employment opportunities in a number of areas: music education, instrumental and vocal performance, composing and arranging, recording, retail business and music technology.

Some potential career choices are:

  • Accompanist
  • Church Choir Director
  • Composer/Arranger
  • Disk Jockey
  • Instrumentalist
  • Lyricist
  • Music/Voice Teacher
  • Music Store Manager
  • Singer
  • Sound Technician

On the Web

These websites provide additional information on careers in the music field:

American Federation of Musicians of the U.S. and Canada
Applause – Careers in Music
National Association for Music Education
Connecticut Department of Labor, Labor Market Information
United States , Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook

Degree Program

Music Studies, A.A.