MUSIC

Outcomes

A music degree from Dordt College can lead to careers in music education, performance, church music, music management, and successful graduate study. In addition, you will be encouraged to strive for excellence in performance, in scholarship, and in joyful service in music and all of life as represented by some of our graduates listed below:

Bert Polman (1968)—Professor of music and Music Department Chair, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Brent Assink (1977)—Executive director, The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco, California

Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra (1983)—Professional concert organist

Leila Viss (1987)—Piano studio owner, author, speaker

Martin Tel (1989)—C. F. Seabrook director of music, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey

Bradley Miedema (1993)—Director of instrumental music, Dordt College; music director, Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra; conductor, Northwest Iowa Symphony Youth Orchestra

Scott Vanden Berg (1996)—Instrumental music director, Holland Christian High School, Holland, Michigan

Ryan Smit (1999)—Choral music director, Lyndon Christian High School, Lynden, Washington

Tricia (Van Ee) Molbert (2002)—Minnesota-based free-lance opera singer

Susan LeMahieu (2011)—Director of choirs and orchestra, Unity Christian School, Orange City, Iowa