Graduate Placement Record

A measure of the success of an academic program is the placement record of its graduates. With pride we highlight the record achieved by master's and doctoral students in the Ball State School of Music since 1988.

Initial Teaching Positions
School of Music graduates and candidates have secured initial teaching positions at the following colleges and universities:

  • Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
  • Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Mo.
  • Clemson University, Clemson, S.C.
  • The College of the Ozarks, Branson, Mo.
  • Corpus Christi State University, Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.
  • Darton Community College, Albany, Ga.
  • Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Ky.
  • Fu-Jen University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Furman University, Greenville, S.C.
  • George Mason University, Fairfax, Va.
  • Hanover College, Hanover, Ind.
  • Huntington College, Huntington, Ind.
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pa.
  • Indiana University Southwest, New Albany, Ind.
  • Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Ind.
  • Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Malaspina University-College, Vancouver Island, Canada
  • Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Mich.
  • Moorhead State University, Moorhead, Ky.
  • North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D.
  • Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Mich.
  • Northwest Nazarene College, Nampa, Idaho
  • Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
  • Olivet Nazarene University, Kankakee, Ill.
  • Oregon State University, Corvallis, Ore.
  • Rhodes College, Music Academy, Memphis, Tenn.
  • Sin Il College, Teagu, Korea
  • Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, Pa.
  • Taylor University, Upland, Ind.
  • Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, N.D.
  • Trinity College and Royal Academy of Music-London, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Truman State University, Kirksville, Mo.
  • Tusculum College, Greenville, Tenn.
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.
  • University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth, Duluth, Minn.
  • University of North Carolina, Charlotte, N.C.
  • University of North Carolina, Asheville, N.C.
  • University of South Alabama, Mobile, Ala.
  • University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, La.
  • University of Wisconsin, Fond du Lac, Wis.
  • Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  • Valley City State University, Valley City, N.D.
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Ventura Community College, Ventura, Calif.
  • Vincennes University, Vincennes, Ind.
  • West Chester University, West Chester, Pa.
  • Western Nebraska Community College, Scottsbluff, Neb.
  • New Teaching Positions

School of Music graduates have advanced professionally to new teaching positions at the following:

  • Anderson University, Anderson, Ind.
  • Boston College, Boston, Mass.
  • Butler University, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Florida International University, Miami, Fla.
  • Georgetown College, Georgetown, Ky.
  • Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn.
  • Hanover College, Hanover, Ind.
  • Illinois Central College, East Peoria, Ill.
  • Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Ind.
  • Lake Michigan College, Benton Harbor, Mich.
  • McMurry College, Abilene, Texas
  • Memphis State University, Memphis, Tenn.
  • Millersville University, Millersville, Pa.
  • Missouri State University, Springfield, Mo.
  • North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D.
  • Northeast Louisiana University, Monroe, La.
  • Northern Colorado University, Greeley, Colo.
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.
  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
  • University of North Alabama, Florence, Ala.
  • Winthrop College, Rock Hill, S.C.
  • Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Conducting/Performing Positions

School of Music graduates have won conducting or performing positions with the following organizations:

  • American Youth Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Arlington Symphony Orchestra, Arlington, Va.
  • Arts Chorale, Fishers, Ind.
  • Chamber Orchestra of Connecticut, Fairfield, Conn.
  • Compton Unified Adult Choir, Compton, Calif.
  • Duluth Chamber Orchestra, Duluth, Minn.
  • Etowah Youth Orchestra, Gadsden, Ala.
  • Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Indianapolis Symphonic Band, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Louisville Youth Orchestra, Louisville, Ky.
  • Panama Symphony Orchestra, Panama, Central America
  • Plymouth Symphony Orchestra, Plymouth, Mass.
  • Southeast Texas Youth Symphony, Beaumont, Texas
  • Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Spartanburg, S.C.
  • U.S. Army Band, Atlanta, Ga.
  • U.S. Army Band, El Paso, Texas
  • Usti nad Labem Opera House, Czech Republic
  • Waukegan Symphony Orchestra, Waukegan, Wis.

Other Positions
School of Music graduates have obtained numerous positions in arts schools, elementary and secondary education, church music, and music business and technology, including:

  • Arts Magnet School, Memphis, Tenn.
  • Banff Center for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada
  • Cebus Corporation, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Colorado Springs Schools, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Compton High School, Compton, Calif.
  • Dallas School of the Arts, Dallas, Texas
  • East Stroudsburg Area School District, East Stroudsburg, Pa.
  • Eastbrook High School, Marion, Ind.
  • Edgewood High School, Edgewood, Md.
  • Epiphany Lutheran Church, Dayton, Ohio
  • Fairfield High School, Goshen, Ind.
  • Federated Church, Lafayette, Ind.
  • First Baptist Church, Muncie, Ind.
  • Fremont High School, Fremont, Ind.
  • Greenville City School District, Greenville, Ohio
  • Hancock High School, Bay St. Louis, Mo.
  • ITT, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Las Vegas Public Schools, Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Lawrence Central High School, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Meridian Music, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Midland Independent School District, Midland, Texas
  • Mississinewa High School, Gas City, Ind.
  • Mississinewa Junior High School, Gas City, Ind.
  • Missouri United Methodist Church, Columbia, Mo.
  • Moline Public Schools, Moline, Ill.
  • Natchitoches Public Schools, Natchitoches, La.
  • New Orleans Public Schools, New Orleans, La.
  • New World School of the Arts, Miami, Fla.
  • Our Lady of the Snows Church, Woodstock, Vt.
  • Paralimni City-Hall Choir, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Peachtree City United Methodist Church, Peachtree City, Ga.
  • St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Muncie, Ind.
  • Sturgeon Bay Public Schools, Sturgeon Bay, Wis.
  • Sweetwater Sound Inc., Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Trezevant High School, Memphis, Tenn.
  • Winchester High School, Winchester, Ind.
  • Yorktown High School, Yorktown, Ind.