Career Opportunities

Career possibilities for Albion music graduates include public and private school teaching, private teaching, music or arts management, church music and professional performance. Many of our music graduates elect to attend graduate school to further prepare themselves for their chosen careers.

Special Features

Interested students may take advantage of off-campus study and apprenticeships made available through the GLCA in New York and Philadelphia. The department also has internships at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., the Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Midwest Opera Co. of St. Paul and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Foreign study is available as well.

Vocal students are regularly sent to state and regional National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) competitions. They also take part in a musical and/or opera workshop on an annual basis. Opportunities for instrumentalists include the Intercollegiate Honor Band and apprenticeships (for string players) with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra.