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Life After Linfield



Linfield’s music graduates are shaking up the music and arts industries. They work in areas such as public school music education, the music ministry, and arts management. Some have made waves working on national musical productions, while others have performed with symphony orchestras, opera companies, and musical theatre organizations across the country.

What could you do with a music degree from Linfield? Here are just a few of our graduates’ career paths:

  • Actress for national musicals and advertising campaigns
  • Associate director of the University of Iowa Physician Assistant Program
  • Associate professor at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  • Composer, with compositions presented at Cambridge University
  • President of the Physician Assistant Education Association
  • Singer in symphonic rock band, Symfinity, based in New York
  • Sound designer and music composition artist for anime company, FUNimation Entertainment

Linfield music graduates are currently pursuing or have earned advanced degrees at institutions such as:

  • Indiana University
  • Yale University
  • Manhattan School of Music
  • Peabody Conservatory of Music
  • University of Illinois
  • San Francisco Conservatory
  • Boston University
  • Eastman School of Music
  • New York University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • University of Oregon
  • UC Berkeley

Our alumni have performed everywhere, from the Aladdin Theater in Portland, Oregon, to Tokyo Disneysea in Japan, and all venues in between. Here are just some of the places you might see a former Linfield Wildcat:

  • The Kennedy Center
  • Eastman Opera Theater
  • Opera Rochester
  • The Ernest Bloch Music Festival Two-Piano Institute
  • The Forest Grove Chamber Music Series