Making Music and Musicians

Music Education

The innovative Music Education curriculum at Jewell offers you an opportunity to develop the skills necessary to thrive in the modern music classroom. We purposely offer coursework in Orchestra, Band and Choir and at all levels K-12 to every major, so when you graduate you are ready to enter the job market with real-world skills and a deep understanding of what it takes to be a successful music teacher in the 21st century. You will observe in schools as early as your first semester, and your experiences will build over the first three years to prepare you for an extensive student teaching experience during your senior year.

Contact us to find out more about how we can prepare you for a career in music education where you can be involved in shaping the next generation of great musical artists.

Beyond Jewell

Quality graduate programs and employers seek music students who have successfully completed a liberal arts degree along with their disciplined music studies. This foundation prepares Jewell alumni for lifelong learning. Our students have excelled in the following, and more.

  • Graduate Schools

    Recent Jewell alumni graduate school acceptances:

    Oxford University (England) doctoral candidate
    Yale University School of Music
    Yale Institute of Sacred Music
    Indiana University Jacobs School of Music doctoral candidate
    Stony Brook University doctoral candidate
    Case Western Reserve University
    Seton Hall University School of Law
    St. Louis University School of Law

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  • Job Placements

    Recent graduates are pursuing these careers:

    Mid-America Productions (New York City) executive director
    Wall Street Journal drama critic and playwright
    American Operatic Baritone and Grammy award winner
    EPCOT’s Candlelight Processional conductor
    Texas Children’s Hospital music therapist
    Chamber Music Orchestra of Tulsa executive director Kansas City Lyric Opera singer
    Production studio owner and choral arranger
    Wheaton Conservatory of Music assistant professor
    Conductor of Metropolitan Youth Symphony of Kansas City
    Public and private school music teachers/conductors
    Harriman-Jewell Series development director
    Sound engineer
    Choral accompanist and voice instructor
    U.S. Navy Rear Admiral
    Advertising agency media analyst
    Community cultural affairs specialist

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