Our graduates perform with major opera companies, pursue graduate degrees at high-caliber institutions and direct music programs at churches or in schools. In fact, 95% of our students who complete music education degrees go on to teaching positions after graduation.
By growing as a musician, you will prepare yourself for any job that requires creativity, discipline, critical thinking and teamwork.
So... What Can you do with a music degree?
Our answer: Just about anything.
At Hope, we offer a robust, student-focused music curriculum in the context of a liberal arts program of recognized excellence. We believe that a well-rounded educational experience equips you to live in a global society wherever you are called. Graduates from the music department are prepared to be critical thinkers and problem solvers — on the stage and off.
Our alumni perform with orchestras and opera companies; teach music at all levels, from early childhood to university; run their own recording studios; work in arts administration; lead worship. They have also gone on to medical school, law school, seminary, the Peace Corps, careers in business and occupational therapy. By growing as a musician, you will prepare yourself for any job that requires creativity, discipline, critical thinking and teamwork.
Here at Hope, we will help you discover your passion, fine-tune your skills and prepare you to contribute to a world that needs music!
You can find our alumni all over the world doing all sorts of things:
- Performing with Lyric Opera of Chicago
- Touring with Barrage 8
- Serving in churches across the nation as organists, choir directors, pastors and administrators
- Working at law firms
- Deputy Director at the International Opera Studio, Switzerland
- Teaching in public and private schools internationally and across the U.S.
- Director for Stage Technologies
- Performing in the symphony
Need help Building your career?
Our Boerigter Center for Calling and Career assists Hope community members in job searches, resumé building, interviewing and more.
Miller Center for Musical Arts221 Columbia AvenueHolland, MI 49423