Career Opportunities

Heidelberg music graduates work! The music industry produces more than $4 billion in revenue every year in the U.S. We offer a thorough preparation which allows our alumni to work in many different fields within music: teacher, performer, composer, manager, manager, arts administration, and many others. Other graduates choose careers in an almost unlimited number of fields: minister, accountant, manager, medical fields, law, and many more. Music prepares you to think creatively, to develop discipline, to work effectively in groups, to be expressive, to understand others. All these are skills in high demand in the job market. Our graduates lead meaningful and enriched lives.

girl on stageSuccessful Graduates

Countless numbers of Heidelberg music majors have gone on to successful careers. Our alums have held the titles:

  • High school teacher
  • Director of Liturgy
  • Professor of Music Education
  • Opera performer and solo recitalist
  • Professor, Composition/Theory 
  • Professor of Piano
  • Director of Choral Activities
  • Cathedral Music director and organist
  • Film composer
  • Singer
  • Composer-in-residence
  • Vocal Coach
  • Music Professor
  • Music therapist
  • Director of Music Ministry
  • Orchestra Administrator
  • Professional recitalist