Music

The music major has special characteristics of that will make you a valuable addition to prospective employers:

  • Exceptional talent and musical skill.
  • Knowledge of composing, arranging, and musical theory.
  • Mastery in one or more instruments and/or voice.
  • Highly developed musicianship, leadership and showmanship skills.
  • Strong orientation to detail.  
Possible Career Paths

Although this major will prepare you for the following careers, advanced training/education may be required. Research careers/job titles that interest you to become aware of the requirements for this field:

Actor
Agent
Arranger
Art Director
Audience Service Representative
Band Director
Booking Agent
Box Office Manager
Composer
Conductor
Copyright Administrator
Critic
Director
Editor
Entertainment Lawyer
Fundraiser
House Manager
Instrument Designer / Restorer
Librarian
Marketing Specialist
Music Journalist
Music Software Programmer
Music Therapist
Musician
Opera Singer
Orchestra Member
Performer
Private Instructor
Producer
Programming Director
Promoter
Promotion Specialist
Public Relations
Publicist
Publisher
Recording Engineer / Mixer
Recreational Therapist
Sales Person
Songwriter
Sound Mixing Specialist
Special Events Coordinator
Talent Acquisition
Talent Manager
Teacher
Technical Writer
Theater Manager
Tour Manager
Voice-over Performer

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For further information, please contact:

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni: careercounselor@adelphi.edu
Employers: employerservices@adelphi.edu

Department of Music
p – 516.877.4290

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