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:

Michael Groenenboom ('15): Band director for grades 7-8 and high school, at Sioux Falls Christian, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Janna Mulder ('14): Band director at James Irwin Charter School, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Devin Veenstra ('14): Band director for grades 5-12 at Central Minnesota Christian School, Prinsburg, Minnesota

Christina Harbaugh ('13): Band director for grades 7-12 at MFL Mar Mac Schools, Monona, Iowa

Peter Kuipers ('13): Director of band, choir and general music teacher at Sioux Center Christian School, Sioux Center, Iowa

Anna Kalfs ('12): Director of grade 6-12  choirs and grade 5-12 bands, Manhattan Christian School, Manhattan, Montana

Susan (LeMahieu) De Jong ('11): Director of choirs and orchestra, Unity Christian School, Orange City, Iowa

Tricia (Van Ee) Molbert ('02): Minnesota-based freelance opera singer

Ryan Smit ('99): Instructor of Music, Dordt College

Kevin Soodsma ('99): Director of worship and music at Beckwith Hills Christian Reformed Church

Scott Vanden Berg ('96): Instrumental music director, Holland Christian High School, Holland, Michigan

Bradley Miedema ('93): Instrumental music director, Dordt College; music director, Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra; Conductor, Northwest Iowa Symphony Youth Orchestra

Martin Tel ('89): C. F. Seabrook director of music, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey

Leila Viss ('87): Piano studio owner, author, speaker

Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra ('83): Professional concert organist

Brent Assink ('77): Executive director, The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco, California

Bert Polman ('68): Professor of music and music department chair, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan