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:

Janna Mulder (2014)—Director of Bands at James Irwin Charter School, Colorado Springs, CO

Emil Talen (2014)—Director of Music at Joshua Springs Christian School, Yucca Valley, CA

Devin Veenstra (2014)—Director of 5-12 Bands at Central Minnesota Christian School, Prinsburg, MN

Christina Harbaugh (2013)—Director of 7-12 Bands at MFL Mar Mac Schools, Monona, IA

Peter Kuipers (2013)—Director of 5-12 Bands & Choirs at Sunnyside Christian School, Sunnyside, WA

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

Tricia (Van Ee) Molbert (2002)—Minnesota-Based Freelance Opera Singer

Ryan Smit (1999)—Choral Music Director, Lyndon Christian High School, Lynden, Washington

Kevin Soodsma (1999)—Director of Worship & Music at Beckwith Hills Christian Reformed Church

Scott Vanden Berg (1996)—Instrumental Music Director, Holland Christian High School, Holland, Michigan

Bradley Miedema (1993)—Instrumental Music Director, Dordt College; Music Director, Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra; Conductor, Northwest Iowa Symphony Youth Orchestra

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

Leila Viss (1987)—Piano Studio Owner, Author, Speaker

Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra (1983)—Professional Concert Organist

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

Bert Polman (1968)—Professor of music and music department chair, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan