Vocal Arts FAQ

Career Opportunities for the  Music Student


Students with a degree or  in music can find employment in any number of fields including but not limited to music education, private studio instruction, music resource consultant, church musician, choir director and much more. The possibilities are limitless.

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Music Director, Performer, Teacher, Conductor

Instrument/Equipment Salesperson

Church Music Director, Restoration Specialist

Sound Technician, Accompanist

Business Manager, Musicologist

Ethnomusicologist, Promoter, Booking Agent

Restoration Specialist, Music Retailer, Public Relations

And much more!


At Kellogg Community College, the Vocal Arts area provide students with numerous opportunities for creative expression while creating a learning environment that provides the highest order of education in all major aspects of music. For additional information, contact the Music Area Coordinator, Dr. Gerald Blanchard at blanchardg@Kellogg.edu

Music Series - Lesson

Upcoming Performances: Music Schedule 2015 2016 PDF

As a vocal/choral student, you will receive training in the following:

  • Music Theory
  • Aural Comprehension
  • Voice Class
  • Individualized Voice Study
  • Piano
  • Conducting
  • Music History
  • Ensemble Singing
  • Audition Techniques

If I’m not a music major can I still participate in choir?

The answer to the above is YES! You do not need to be a music major in order to participate in any of our musical organizations. They are open to all students and community members.

Do I have to be super talented to be a part of an ensemble or take private lessons?

Well, that answer is no. However you must have a willingness to work hard and be open to learning new and wonderful things about yourself.

Helpful Links

American Choral Directors Association, Michigan Chapter

American Choral Directors Association- National

Michigan School Vocal Music Association

National Association of Teachers of Singing

Michigan Music Education Association

National Association for Music Education

The African American Art Song Alliance

Chorus America

OPERA America



Center for Black Music Research