Carnegie Mellon University

School of Music

Where artistry and innovation share center stage

Finding a Job In The Music Industry 

Campus Resources

The Career & Professional Development Center (CPDC) on campus provides resources and consultation for all Carnegie Mellon students and alumni. Students can schedule an appointment with AnneMarie DeGeorge, career advisor for the School of Music and the School of Drama, to discuss career paths in the performing arts, get feedback on resumes & bios, or prepare for interviews. 

unions And Professional organizations

There are several unions and professional organizations for musicians and other performing artists. Each have their own rules, requirements, and types of artists which they represent. 


There have been many wonderful books written to assist a young musician launch a career either in the United States or in Europe.