Music - Piano Pedagogy (B.M.)

The Piano Pedagogy degree offers a comprehensive study in piano performance, technique, literature and teaching methods at a variety of levels. 

This degree includes intensive courses designed to provide step-by-step teaching guides combined with internship opportunities. Students will leave the program as highly skilled and knowledgeable piano teachers for one-on-one and group lessons. 

This tool should only be used as a guide — remember to meet with your academic adviser, Career Services and/or faculty to determine appropriate career options.

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    * Median salary for the state of Michigan

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    Possible Career Options

    • Music performer
    • Music teacher
    • Composer
    • Conductor
    • Accompanist
    • Music director
    • Arranger
    • Studio musician
    • Studio teacher
    • Singer
    • Vocal coach
    • Arts manager
    • Arts marketer  
    • Arts researcher
    • Arts reviewer
    • Church musician
    • Film score composer
    • Freelance performer
    • Jazz arranger
    • Jazz improviser
    • World music performer
    • Music historian
    • Music theorist and many more