In a recent survey of Houghton music graduates, 100 percent of respondents reported being employed in their field or attending a graduate program within one year of graduation from college.

What they’re doing

  • Elementary music teacher
  • High school music teacher
  • College or university music professor
  • Opera or musical theater performer
  • Recording artist
  • Independent performer
  • Director of professional choirs, chamber ensembles, touring companies, and orchestras
  • Instrument curator
  • Music librarian
  • Church musician
  • Director of worship
  • Church organist

Grad Schools Attended

  • Binghamton University
  • Boston University
  • Bowling Green State University
  • California State University - Northridge
  • Cincinnati Conservatory
  • Crane School of Music, State University of New York at Potsdam
  • East Carolina University
  • Eastman School of Music
  • Florida International University
  • Florida State University
  • Greatbatch School of Music, Houghton College
  • Ithaca College
  • Mannes College of Music
  • Michigan State University
  • New York University
  • Northern Colorado
  • Peabody Conservatory
  • Penn State University
  • Queens University Belfast (Ireland)
  • Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies
  • The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Royal College of Music
  • San Francisco Conservatory
  • State Glinka Conservatoire of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
  • Syracuse University
  • Temple University
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Buffalo
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Miami
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina - Greensboro
  • University of Texas - Austin
  • West Virginia University
  • Westminster Choir College

100 percent of music majors responding to a recent survey reported being employed or in graduate school.