Undergraduate Careers and Alumni

The BA and BM degrees in musicology offer students a wide range of career options. Many musicology majors pursue additional training, leading to professional employment in a variety of fields including higher education, medicine, law, librarianship and information technology, and arts administration.

Undergraduate Careers and Alumni

Where are they now? Meet some of our undergraduate alums!

Kayla Keller, BA 2012 (Also BA in Anthropology, 2012)
MSc in Social and Cultural Anthropology, University College, London, 2016
Program Research Specialist, Southwestern Illinois College

Kate Lambaria, BA 2012
MLS (Library and Information Science), University of Illinois, 2015
Assistant Professor, University Library, & Music and Performing Arts Librarian, University of Illinois

Lindsay Ozburn, BA 2012
MA in European Union Studies, University of Illinois,  2017
MLS (Library and Information Science), University of Illinois, 2018
Assessment Coordinator, Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University

Dan Andree, BA 2011
MLS ( Library and Information Science), University of Illinois, 2018
Specialized Graduate Certificate in Database Design and Administration, University of Denver, 2020
Administrator Junior, Database Information Technology, University of Denver; and bluegrass fiddler

Gloria Yen, BM 2011
MA in Social Sciences, University of Chicago
Director, New American Welcome Center, YMCA, University of Illinois

Daniel Batchelder, BM 2010
Master of Studies in Musicology, Oxford University, 2012
PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 2018
Visiting Assistant Professor, Cincinnati College-Conservatory

Kendra Salois, BA 2004. BM 2004
MA in Ethnomusicology, University of California – Berkeley, 2007
PhD,  University of California – Berkeley, 2013
Assistant Professor, American University

Denise Gill,  BM 2003
M.A., University of California – Santa Barbara, 2006
PhD, University of California – Santa Barbara, 2011
Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology, Stanford University

Kevin O’Connor, BM 2001
MA in Music History/Theory, Stony Brook University, 2004
MS in Information Science, University of Tennessee – Knoxville, 2007
Host, Ears Open classical/contemporary music radio show, 88.5 FM WTTU

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