Alumni Outcomes

Wartburg graduates find satisfying jobs and are admitted into top graduate and professional schools. Wartburg alumni can be found in all 50 U.S. states and over 70 foreign countries. Below is only a sample of the types of positions Wartburg graduates from the Music Department have had in the past.


High Earning PotentialSample of Alumni Positions from the Past Five Years:

  • Music Editor & Freelance Musician, GIA Publications, Inc., Chicago, Ill.
  • Organist, Clemson United Methodist Church, Clemson, S.C.
  • Professional Singer
  • 5-12 Vocal Music Teacher, Riverside Community School District, Oakland
  • Choir Teacher, International Falls School District, International Falls, Minn.
  • Music Therapist, Institute for Therapy Through Arts, Evanston, Ill.

Sample of Alumni Positions from the Past 20 Years:

  • Choral Director, Washington High School, Cedar Rapids
  • Band Director, Fredericksburg Community School District, Fredericksburg
  • Co-Director of Bands, Thomas Jefferson High School, Cedar Rapids
  • Opera Singer, Oldenburgisches Staatstheater, Oldenburg, Germany
  • Associate Pastor, Lutheran Church of the Atonement, Barrington, Ill.
  • Mental Health/Behavioral Therapist, Rochester Center for Autism, Rochester, Minn.
  • Music Therapist, Leon County School District, Tallahassee Fla.
  • Director of Worship and Music, Our Saviours Lutheran Church, Fort Collins, Colo.

Sample Stand-out Alumni Positions:

  • Director of Choral Activities, University of Nevada, Reno, Nev.
  • Director of Choral Activities, Minnesota State University, Moorhead, Minn.
  • Artistic Director, Music, Wingra Schoool/Madison Creative Arts Program, Madison, Wis.
  • Artistic Director, PianoForte Foundation, Chicago, Ill.
  • Resident Artist in Voice, Denver School of the Arts, Denver, Colo.
  • Professional Singer, Brooklyn Opera Co., New York, N.Y.

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