Greatbatch School of Music

In the Greatbatch School of Music, you have everything you need to grow as a musician, and follower of Christ.

Founded in 1883 and an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music since 1946, Houghton College continues to build on its reputation for musical excellence, academic strength and Christian worldview. As a conservatory-model school of music within a nationally ranked, liberal arts college, the Greatbatch School of Music offers a unique combination of depth and breadth, equipping musicians for a lifetime of success and fulfillment.

Faculty and students live together in close community, resulting in enriched mentoring and unique collaboration. Faculty and students make music together, pray together and grow together. The care and support of the college community will prepare you for a lifetime of music-making, learning and spiritual growth while holistically nurturing you in the present.

What Can I Do With My Degree?

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Jobs in Music

  • Church musicians
  • Directors of professional choirs, chamber ensembles, touring companies and orchestras
  • Directors of worship
  • Independent performers
  • Music teachers (elementary, high school, college/university)
  • Opera/musical theater performers
  • Recording artists

Graduate Studies

  • Boston University
  • Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
  • Eastman School of Music
  • Florida State University
  • New York University
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Miami
  • Westminster Choir College

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