- Linfield College

Careers in Music

It’s a common question – “What can I do with a major in music?”  Many of our graduating seniors pursue their passion in the fields of music or the arts.  Linfield music majors choose careers in the areas of public school music education, the music ministry, and arts management, as well as with orchestras, opera companies, and musical theatre organizations.

What music majors do:

  • Sing
  • TV/Film Composer
  • Arts Management
  • Music Critic / Blogger
  • Start a band
  • Collaborate
  • Songwriter
  • Music Marketing Specialist
  • Perform
  • Band Director
  • Music App Developer
  • Pianist/Instrumentalist
  • Video/Mobile Game Composer
  • Choral Conductor
  • Educator
  • Music Business Lawyer
  • Chamber Musician
  • Sound Designer
  • Musical Theatre/Opera
  • Entrepreneur
  • Musical Instrument Maker
  • Event Production
  • Musicologist
  • Recording Industry
  • Wellness Profession
  • Global Music