The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian attracts students who exhibit a high level of musicianship and artistry that extends beyond mere talent: a strong work ethic, self-motivation, an engagement in learning, and a collaborative working relationship with fellow students as well as professors.
Our graduates typically move into professional music careers, including performing, teaching, clinical work, research and business. Music majors from Appalachian also are coveted by other career fields that value collaboration, logical reasoning and creative thinking.
No matter how they use their degrees, Hayes School of Music alumni share a deep enjoyment of and commitment to music throughout their lives. To read more about what our alumni have achieved, visit our Alumni News page, follow us on Facebook, or subscribe to our newsletter, Keeping Time with the Hayes School of Music.