Career Coaching

Christine Beamer

Director 

Christine Beamer is Director of Career Services and Music 
Entrepreneurship at the College of Music. In her position at MSU, she has created and developed MSU’s Running Start music entrepreneurship program, including an annual arts entrepreneurship workshop series with 800+ attendees, a pitch competition for music students, and new entrepreneurship classes for music students. She also serves as faculty for the Freshman Seminar in music. Her focus on community engagement as a key component of arts entrepreneurship is reflected in her founding and directing the MSU Music in the Garden chamber series and the MSU Ed Engagement Residency Program, which places student chamber groups in public schools in the Lansing metro area.

Christine serves as principal violist of the Midland Symphony, a section violist with the Lansing Symphony, violist for the Contempus Initiative, and performs as a substitute violist with the Toledo Symphony and Detroit Symphony.  She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan in Viola Performance and a Master of Music in Viola Performance with an outside concentration in Pedagogy and Music Education from Indiana University.

202 Music Practice Building
Email: beamerch@music.msu.edu
Phone: (517) 432-7371
Fax: (517) 432-2880