Music

Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
While special knowledge of specific subject matter is necessary for certain occupational settings, not all employment settings require specialization. Some employers prefer liberal arts graduates who possess broad liberal skills such as problem-solving, critical thinking, management and administration, and communication. These functional transferable skills combined with specific content knowledge are most use able and marketable in a broad span of occupational settings.


General Information
College

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Department Website Department of Music
Degree(s) Offered
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education (Choral)
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education (Instrumental)
  • Bachelor of Music in Performance (Instrumental)
  • Bachelor of Music in Performance (Piano)
  • Bachelor of Music in Performance (Voice)
  • Bachelor of Music in Composition
  • Master of Music in Music
Possible Employment Settings
  • Colleges and Schools
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Symphony/Orchestra
  • Film Companies
  • Public Service Organizations
  • Government Agencies
  • Television/Radio
  • Libraries & Churches
  • Historical Societies
  • Musical Theaters
  • Motion Picture Companies
  • Record Companies
  • Advertising/Magazines
  • Retail (Music-Related Business)
  • Music Publishers
Occupational Opportunities
  • Choir Director
  • Concert Soloist
  • Concertmaster
  • Conductor/Director
  • Music Arranger-Manager
  • Music Librarian
  • Musical Creator:
  • Music Copyist (Free Lance)
  • Composer
  • Music Dance TeacherMusical Instrument Builder/Repair
  • Musical Theater
  • Orchestra member
  • Performer/Entertainer
  • Piano Technician
  • Recording Artist
  • Salesperson (Musical Instruments)Arranger/Jingle Writer/Songwriter
  • Copyrights
  • Lyricist
  • Music Historian (Musicologist)
  • Music Group Road Manager
  • Music Manager (Business)
  • Music Recording Engineer
  • Music Reporter, Newspaper
  • Music Video Producer
  • Music Critic/Teacher/TherapistStudio Arranger
  • Section Leader
  • Session Musician
  • Sound Engineer/Technician

 

 

Professional and Student Organizations
Professional Organizations GSU Student Organizations (MyOrgs)
National Association of Schools of Music Sigma Alpha Iota
American Federation of Musicians Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
American Guild of Musical Artists Collegiate Music Educators Nat’l Conference
American Music Therapy Association American Choral Directors’ Assoc.
American Musicological Society Int’l Association of Jazz Educators.
Musicians Foundation
National Piano Foundation
Association of Performing Arts Presenters
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Last updated: 7/5/2016

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