Music & the Arts Majors
When you come to Rider’s Westminster College of the Arts, you follow in the footsteps of thousands of graduates who have found success as artists, performers and educators on stages worldwide and in schools, universities, churches, and organizations across the nation. Whether you study at our School of Fine and Performing Arts in Lawrenceville or renowned Westminster Choir College in Princeton, we will nurture the artist within.
See the successes of recent music and arts graduates in the sampling below.
Music & the Arts Majors Offered at Rider
Rider’s music and arts programs prepare students for a wide range of careers, including administration, performance and teaching.
Current Positions Held
The following is a sampling of the jobs held by our recent graduates, representing the rich scope of career opportunities available in music and the arts.
The talents of recent Rider arts and music graduates can be seen throughout the country — on the stage, in the classroom, in the recording studio and in communities nationwide.
Internships / Co-Ops
Rider’s proximity to New York and Philadelphia offer our music and arts majors a wealth of internship opportunities at leading arts organizations.
Graduate & Professional Schools
Throughout the United States and abroad, our recent music and arts alumni are advancing their professional skills through graduate studies.
Westminster Symphonic Choir performances with the New York Philharmonic
The Placement rate for Music Education graduates over the past several years.
Average salary reported for music (visual and performing arts) majors in 2014 by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.