What can a Person Do with a Degree in Music?

If you have chosen to go to college and earn a degree in music, you should know there are several career paths for you to choose between. From teaching music at a local school to becoming a professional instrument trainer, the career path you choose will define how much money you make, the hours you spend working, and much more. For now, let’s take a quick look at three career paths for those with a degree in music. 

Event Manager

Did you know that with a degree in music you can become an event manager? That’s right. There are thousands of events that take place on a daily basis that incorporate music into their schedules. If you have a degree in music, you can use your knowledge to help coordinate the event, such as hiring people to perform as well as organizing when each performer will perform. 

Radio Broadcast Assistant

Have you ever wanted to be on the radio? As a radio broadcast assistant, you will spend much your time on air and you will also be attending live events. Many times, a radio broadcast assistant will need to be distinguished in musical knowledge as well as writing. 

Music Teacher

One of the most sought-after career paths of people with a degree in music is that of a music teacher. In addition to taking music courses, though, you will need to take teaching classes. To become a music teacher, you will likely need at least a bachelor’s degree, maybe even a masters depending on where you want to teach. 

The Takeaway

It is important that you choose early on which type of music career you want to pursue. In doing this, you can spend more of your time on courses that will help you in your career.