Career Paths for Music Majors

Ever heard the saying "those who cant play teach"? Then you have only heard one of the many career paths that possible for music lovers. Gone are the days of minimal opportunities for the musically talented. The following are careers that are taken by those whose passion is music:

  • Disc Jockey
  • Orchestral Musician
  • Opera performer
  • Musical theatre
  • Band Musician
  • Solo Singer
  • Chamber ensemble
  • Studio musician
  • Conductor
  • Radio announcer
  • Busker Children¡¯s entertainer
  • Jazz Band
  • Concert promoter
  • Music Attorney
  • Promoter
  • Talent agent
  • Tour manager
  • Music retail assistant
  • Band manager
  • Stagehand
  • Music classroom teacher
  • Studio teacher
  • Music therapist
  • Studio teacher
Music Technology
  • Instrument designer/ restorer
  • Music Software Programmer
  • Recording technician
  • Piano tuner
  • Music Animation
  • Sound engineer
  • Film music director
  • Orchestrator Composer
  • Jingle writer
Music and Literature
  • Critic
  • Music Publisher
  • Orchestra librarian
  • Music journalist

There are many opportunities for greatness in the world of music for those who are truly passionate.