Teach What You Love
In this career, you will help students develop their skill and confidence in singing. You may also manage a classroom, plan lessons, direct a choir, and more. Depending on your chosen career, you can work one-on-one with students in private voice lessons or work with a group of students in a choir setting. In both instances, you have the opportunity to help the students grow their self-confidence, improve their singing ability, and learn the necessary components to vocal performance.
School Choir Teacher
Teach students to sing with proper technique, be in unison with the rest of the choir, and to perform well. Manage a classroom, teach music theory, and oversee auditions for select choirs.
Private Voice Teacher
As a private voice teacher, you work one-on-one with students to help them progress their singing capability. You will teach them correct principles and technique in music. This includes basic music theory, correct technique in singing, and more. Being a private voice teacher also involves adapting lessons to each students needs and skill level.
Community Choir Director
Lead and oversee the choir in learning music, performing, and bringing the music piece to life. Oversee auditions, choose the music to be performed, and work with the members of the choir.
Getting Started in this degree
If you are interested in Music Education with an emphasis in Choral, start with one of the following major-specific courses. Students are required to audition for this major and participate in an ensemble each semester.
If you have a love for jazz music, consider the Jazz Studies degree. You will get to learn a variety of jazz instruments, participate in recitals, and study the jazz genre. The Department of Music oﬀers a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies with full and adjunct faculty for every jazz instrument, a Jazz Society, and opportunity to get off campus.
Students will master core processes, elements, form, structures and styles of music. Students will also develop abilities to collaborate, perform individually, and perform in an ensemble. Students will improve their talents and learn to share them with others.
Through this degree, you will learn to collaborate with many different people to create a unifying piece of music. You will learn important skills in music along with different processes, elements, form, structure, and styles of music.
You will master the core processes, elements, form, structures, and styles of music in this degree. In relation to your orchestra emphasis, you will also develop skills in orchestra instruments, along with how to help others improve their own.
Students will develop abilities in rehearsal and conducting skills. Students will also develop technical skills that produce artistic expression in individual and ensemble performance. Students will understand the nature of professional work in music, including career development skills, teaching skills, and concert attendance. Students choose a second area of study they wish to pursue outside of their music study.