Music

Please visit the Department of Music for more information about this major/concentration at Princeton University.

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent Music Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Operations Assistant - Mundo Verde Bilingual Charter School, Washington, DC
  • English Teacher - Sequoia Foundation, Quissama, Brazil
  • Associate Consultant - Bain & Company, New York, NY
  • Licensing Assistant - pigFACTORY USA LLC, Los Angeles, CA
  • Analyst - Goldman Sachs, New York, NY
  • Teacher - Shanghai High School, Shanghai, China
  • Assistant Agent - Entourage Talent Association, New York, NY
  • Analyst - Merrill Lynch, New York, NY
  • Regional Director - Education Through Music, Philadelphia, PA

1-2 Year Post Grad Options

  • Fellow (Princeton Project 55) - Foundations, Inc., Moorestown, NJ
  • Program Coordinator (Princeton Project 55) - J.K. Watson Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Fellow (Princeton Project 55) - Association to Benefit Children, New York, NY

Graduate and Professional School

  • MMus (Master of Music), Violin - Royal Academy of Music, London, UK
  • Grad Certificate, Music - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • M.F.A., Musical Theater Writing - New York University, New York, NY
  • M.M., Music Composition - New York University, New York, NY
  • Ph.D., Musicology - Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • M.M., Music Composition - University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • M.D. - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Internships of Recent Music Majors

  • Receptionist - John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders, Champaign, IL
  • Summer Intern - WCPE 89.7FM Classical Station, Wake Forest, NC
  • Intern - Cognitive Control Lab, Princeton, NJ
  • Associate Music Director - New London Barn Playhouse, New London, NH
  • Intern, Traveling Science Shows - The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA
  • Intern - pigFACTORY USA LLC, Los Angeles, CA
  • Intern - Rosen-Obst, Studio City, CA
  • Clarinet Fellow - Bowdoin International Music Festival, Brunswick, ME

Resources and Information Online

Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Often professional association websites offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.