Dr. Maira Liliestedt

Dr. Maira Liliestedt

Teaching Area(s): Music

Except for the semester when my daughter was born, I have performed every semester that I have been at Mount Union, playing works for solo piano, chamber groups and in solo concerto settings.

Careers

If you dream of performing onstage, creating music for film or instructing others as they work to build their musicianship skills, a major in music may be for you.  An exciting career awaits you as a singer, instrumentalist, composer, conductor or music director.   Music majors also can pursue rewarding work for recording or production studios for radio, TV, film and even video games.  Others may choose to engage in private voice or instrumental instruction, guiding others as they pursue their performance dreams.

As a musician, you will spend considerable time rehearsing and performing, and our program provides you with ample opportunity for both.  From small performance groups to major ensembles, one-on-one instruction to solo recitals, the outlets offered to fine-tune your talents and gain experience performing on stage are many.  In the end, you will be prepared to for a rewarding and successful career.

RECENT EMPLOYERS
Holland America Line
Indianapolis Opera
Alliance City Schools
Sempre Piano School

RECENT GRADUATE SCHOOLS
New York University
University of Akron
Youngstown State University
University of Pittsburgh

COMMON CAREERS
Vocal and instrumental soloist
Session musician
Orchestra/band/group member
Background vocalist or instrumentalist
Performing artist

98% of our 2013 graduates started a degree-required career or were accepted to graduate school (based on respondents)
*Based on a survey of the Class of 2013 with 85% self reporting
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