My plan is to become a secondary school choral director. a few of the schools I’m planning on applying to are not in the state I intend of living and working in after college (Texas). Would it be in my best interest to avoid schools that are not in the state where I intend on working? Could I theoretically get a performance degree and then an alternative teaching license after I finish school? I know this is not ideal so I’m more wondering if I am likely to find a job if I take this route. I’m a junior in high school, so I haven’t begun the application/audition process quite yet.