What to do with this major...
|Actor||Music Journalist||Radio Disk Jockey|
|Band Director||Music Promoter||Radio Music Producer|
|Choral Director||Music Store Manager||Recording Company Producer|
|Church Music Minister Director||Music Therapist||Singer|
|Music Arranger||Music Sales Specialist||Sound Technician|
|Music Critic||Musician||Voice Teacher|
|Music Librarian||Piano Teacher|
Personal Characteristics to be Successful
Attend music-related meetings and functions
Demonstrate musical scales, tones, and rhythms
Direct school choir
Establish rapport with audiences
Evaluate student performance
Explain various vocal techniques
Lead warm-up exercises
Perform on stage
Plan and practice material
Play musical instrument(s)
Possess finger and motor coordination
Supervise practice sessions
Work well with others
Musicstaff.com: Select the "Teacher Lounge" icon to view menu list that includes job postings both in the US and abroad.
The Music Teachers List: Site where music teachers can list their services, credentials, and requirements for potential students. Also includes business and music resource listings.
National Association for Music Education: Two key links on this site for general career guidance and information about the music industry as well as a link to job announcements in schools, colleges, and music administration.
K-12jobs.com: Current K-12 job positions available at public, private, vocational, and technical schools throughout the U.S.
MusicalOnline.com: An extensive collection of resources for the performing arts community. Offers links to organizations, resources and job listings.
SoloPerformer.com- Music Careers: Insightful articles and helpful tips for performers looking to pursue a career in the music industry.
Music-Careers: Great website to search jobs posted by employers, specifically for people perusing careers in the music field. Allows resume posting resources as well
Careers in Music: An excellent site from Berklee College of Music which includes information about careers in performance, film scoring, music therapy, music synthesis, music education and many more.
Musicians Exchange: A site for those seeking careers in music that do not involve "playing music." Descriptions of these careers are available as well.
Vocalist.org: This page provides links to show and describe different possibilities for those interested in vocal careers.
James C. Denneny, Jr. Career Development Center
- 411 Central Methodist Square
- Fayette Missouri 65248
- (Toll-free) 877-CMU-1854