UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Career Opportunities

Music major graduates today have a great variety of professional fields open to them. The following are some of the careers that our recent graduates have entered or that are available to those with a music degree.

Music Education: Elementary, Secondary, and Post-Secondary
Studio/Individual Teaching
Music Therapist
Performance/Professional Musician
Church/Temple, as Music Director
Composer (Arranger/Orchestrator/Copyist) and Conductor
Music Librarian

Music Industry

Publisher / Editor
Arts Administrator
Manufacturer, Importer, Wholesaler: for instruments, accessories, electronics, recordings, software
Promotions & marketing
Music Software Programmer
Manager / Booking Agent
Music Dealer : management / sales
Newspaper Critic / Reporter
Tuner, Technician, Instrument Repair

Television and Radio Industry

Copyright / Clearance Administrator
Music License Administrator
Music Editor, Producer, Composer
Promotions & marketing
Sound Mixer
Post-Production Scoring
Disc Jockey / Video Jockey
Program Director - Radio
Music Researcher