Music Education Major (B.M.) Spotlight

Music Education Major | Elementary Music Teacher
What are you currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? I have spent this year in Cardiff, Wales, earning a Masters in voice performance. I met some exchange students from Cardiff University while at UNH, and lived and attended school with them after I graduated with my Bachelor’s...
Music Education Major | Graduate Student in Jazz Studies
What are you currently doing professionally? I am about to graduate from the University of Northern Colorado with a Master of Music degree in Jazz Studies. I moved to Colorado and started at UNC only 3 months after I graduated from UNH with my Bachelor's. I recently was selected as "DownBeat"...
Music Education Major | High School Music Director/Dept Head
What are you currently doing for work? I am the director of instrumental music/department head of performing arts at Oxbridge Academy, West Palm Beach, FL. I teach Concert Band, Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Rock Band and Intro to Performing Arts Class. After I graduated from UNH I was hired to be a...
Music Education Major
Why did you choose UNH? I chose UNH because I felt like I belonged here. From the moment I stepped on campus in Fall of 2017 for open house I had a gut feeling that this would be my home. Coming back to audition for the department that February solidified that feeling. For me there is just...
Music Education Major
Why did you choose UNH? I chose UNH because of the people. The music department faculty at UNH has helped me grow immensely as a musician, teacher and a person. They truly care about their students and are devoted to providing educational experiences of the highest quality. The students at UNH are...
Music Education Major
Why did you choose UNH? I chose UNH because of the sense of home it brought me. I had previously spent two weeks on campus working with UNH Music faculty at the Summer Youth Music School. I knew my way around campus, and especially knew that the Paul Creative Arts Center felt comfortable to me. I...
Music Education Major
Why did you choose UNH? I chose UNH because I found a very supportive, kind, and welcoming community when I visited for my audition. I met several students and professors that day, all of whom were willing to talk to me about the program and their experiences. How did you choose your major and why...
Music Education Major | Music Teacher
What you are currently doing for work and how did you get to this point? I am currently the band director at Woodbury Middle School in Salem, NH. My path to music education started when I came to the SYMS (Summer Youth Music Program) here at UNH. I was certain I wanted music to be a part of my life...
International Affairs and Music Education Majors | PR Officer/Event Coordinator, Municipality of Larissa
2007 marks eleven years since I graduated from UNH, and nine years since I left the U.S. to live in Greece. The journey was, and still is, an interesting, educational and difficult one.
Music Performance and Music Education Major | Performance Artist and Studio Teacher
UNH Alumna Amal El-Shrafi '09 will be singing the role of  ‘Antonia’ from The Tales of Hoffman with Opera North in August 2018. She has been hailed by the Boston Music Intelligencer as “shining through with a strength and power that matched her character’s presence onstage.” The Palestinian-...