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New Mexico State University

What Can I Do With a Major In Music Education?

"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music."   Aldous Huxley

Music teachers instruct individuals or groups in vocal or instrumental music and foster music appreciation. They may work full time or part time at home, in a studio, or in an elementary or secondary school, college, university, or music conservatory.


Career Titles

Elementary/Primary School Music Teacher
Secondary School Music Teacher
College/Conservatory/University Music Educator
Private Instructor
Choir Director
Music Education Supervisor
School Music Supervisor
Independent Primary or Secondary School Music Teacher
Music Therapist
Music Librarian
Music Consultant/Supervisor


Career Related Websites

The National Association for Music Education

Music Education Careers

Music Teachers National Association

Music Teacher Careers

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