Careers in Music
More Possibilities Than You Thought
The music faculty are here to help you decide what form your future in music might take. A degree in music gives you a solid liberal arts background that can prepare you for a variety of careers, especially careers centered in the world of sound. Here are some possibilities:
Students who study music or develop performing skills often find work in many other fields in the arts, sciences, and humanities, such as
Find Out More!
The Music Educators National Conference provides more information about specific music careers on their web page at
They also publish a helpful book, Exploring Careers in Music. To obtain your own copy, call 800-828-0229.
SUNY Plattsburgh Career Development Center
Our Career Development Center provides services, resources, and programs designed to help students and alumni to better understand the career development process, and to enhance their professional preparation and employability.
Questions, Comments, Suggestions?
If you would like more information about the music program of SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact
Dr. Karen Becker, Chairperson
Phone: (518) 564-2471
Fax: (518) 564-2197
Department of Music
Myers Fine Arts 114
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901