Higher Studies in music

Careers

Music teacher is responsible for sharing music and musical knowledge with his or her students. In lower grades, this may simply mean singing on key, keeping tempo, and learning new songs, but older grades may mean teaching range, how to play an instrument, or helping prepare for college level musical pieces.

A&R (artists and repertoire) administrators handle many financial and clerical tasks in a record label or music publisher’s A&R department.

An A&R (artists and repertoire) representative is responsible for finding promising new artists for a record label or music publisher to sign. A&R Rep, Talent Scout, Music Scout.

A person who provides a musical accompaniment to another musician or to a singer.

The Alexander Technique has a long history of helping instrumentalists and singers to perform with less stress and likelihood of injury. … By helping musicians release undue tension in their bodies, the Alexander Technique makes possible a performance which is more fluid and lively, less tense and rigid.

An arrangement is a musical reconceptualization of a previously composed work. It may differ from the original work by means of reharmonization, melodic paraphrasing, orchestration, or development of the formal structure.

Artist managers shape their clients’ careers both in a day-to-day and long-term sense. They often help clients book gigs, plan album projects, orchestrate record releases and tours, create marketing and merchandising strategies, get paid for their work, and establish and pursue long-term career goals.

Arts administration, also called arts management, is a field of study providing graduates with the tools to create, develop, facilitate, and evaluate arts and cultural programs and organizations. Arts management offers a viable and rewarding career path for thousands of people across the globe.

An audio engineer helps to produce a recording or a live performance, balancing and adjusting sound sources using equalization and audio effects, mixing, reproduction, and reinforcement of sound.

Blogger is a blog-publishing service that allows multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries. It was developed by Pyra Labs, which was bought by Google in 2003. The blogs are hosted by Google and generally accessed from a subdomain of blogspot.com.

Broadcast engineers work in television, radio and podcasts to make sure programmes are broadcast at the right times and of the highest quality. You might work on studio and outside broadcasts (OBs), post-production operations, and new media such as interactive TV and webcasts.

A music business manager is someone who represents recording artists and musicians with the advertising, marketing, business and financial end of things. He or she will manage and handle contract negotiations, counsel the artist on how to invest their income wisely and also recover unpaid fees and royalties.

Chamber music is a form of classical music that is composed for a small group of instruments—traditionally a group that could fit in a palace chamber or a large room. Most broadly, it includes any art music that is performed by a small number of performers, with one performer to a part. 

Choreography is the art or practice of designing sequences of movements of physical bodies in which motion, form, or both are specified. Choreography may also refer to the design itself. A choreographer is one who creates choreographies by practicing the art of choreography, a process known as choreographing. 

Also known as Choral Directors, Choir Directors lead and direct choirs during musical performances. They are also responsible for scheduling choir rehearsals, selecting appropriate musical pieces, and managing annual choir budgets

A church organist plays the organ in church services. The organ is an important musical instrument in many religious traditions. In some cases, organists collaborate with the pastor or music director to choose hymns for the worship service

Means a specialist musician who listens to performers and helps them to correct faults in their technique

Jingle writers compose music and lyrics to advertise products or services for companies. They seek to create a highly memorable melody and slogan, sometimes by working directly with clients, to convey a positive impression of a particular product or service.

Community arts workers are responsible for encouraging individuals and families in struggling communities to realise their potential and improve their lives by getting involved in projects and schemes which revolve around different kinds of cultural activities, including fine art, photography, film, music, dance, drama

Concert composition is different from commercial composition in that the music is primarily written for mediums that aren’t film and television. The writing here typically falls into the genres of solo, chamber, opera, and orchestral music composition.

Concert promoters organize and present live music events, taking care of everything from booking talent and securing venues to setting ticket prices and marketing the show. 

Conductor, in music, a person who conducts an orchestra, chorus, opera company, ballet, or other musical group in the performance and interpretation of ensemble works. At the most fundamental level, a conductor must stress the musical pulse so that all the performers can follow the same metrical rhythm.