Higher Studies in music

careers

Private music teacher

 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 Administrator

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

A&R Representative

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.

Accompanist

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

Alexander Technique Instructor (Music)

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.

Arranging

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 Manager

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

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.

Audio Engineer

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

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 engineer

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.

Business Management

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 Musician

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. 

Choreographer

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. 

Church Choir Director

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

Church Organist/Pianist

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

Clinician

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

Commercial Jingle Composer

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 worker

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 Music Composer

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 Promoter

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

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.

Cruise Ship Performer

Performer on a cruize ship

Editorial assistant

Editorial assistants hold entry-level positions for book publishing companies, magazines, newspapers and digital media sites. They might perform background research, copyedit material, read unsolicited manuscripts or articles and provide general support to editorial staff

Ensemble / Music Direction

music directormusical director, or director of music is the person responsible for the musical … responsibilities of musical directors. Brass bands, wind bands, choirs, opera companies and other ensembles may also have musical directors.

Event manager

It involves studying the brand, identifying its target audience, devising the eventconcept, and coordinating the technical aspects before actually launching the event. … The event manager is the person who plans and executes the event, taking responsibility for the creative, technical, and logistical elements.

Event Planner (Music)

An event planner (also known as a meeting and/or convention planner) is someone who coordinates all aspects of professional meetings and events. They often choose meeting locations, arrange transportation, and coordinate other details.

Film Composer

Original music for films

Film Conductor

conductor, music director, director(noun) the person who leads a musical group.

Foley Artist

A Foley artist is a person who re-creates sounds for film, video, and other media in post-production to enhance audio quality. They replace sounds that cannot properly be recorded on set. Foley studios have viewing screens, and props, as well as recording equipment to record sounds as they watch the film

Front of House Engineer

The front of house (FOH) engineer focuses on mixing audio for the audience, and most often operates from the middle of the audience or at the last few rows of the audience. The output signals from the FOH console connects to a Sound reinforcement system.

Fundraiser / Development Assistant

Also known as Development Associates, Development Assistants are tasked with advising on operating procedures, planning fund-raising programs, engaging with support agencies, promoting special events, creating development calendars, maintaining databases, and preparing prospect material

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Instrument Craftsman/Builder

Musical Instrument Makers design and/or build musical instruments.  They usually specialise in one area of instruments, for example: string (guitar, violin and cello etc).

Instrument Sales

Sales of Musical instruments

Instrument/Product Demonstrator

A product demonstrator shows how to use or sample a product and helps others try it as well. The goal of a product demonstration is to highlight the greatness of a product and make it appealing to buyers. … Sometimes, this title can be interchanged with a brand ambassador.

Location Sound Engineer

Location sound engineers often called as sound mixers are sound engineers who deal with the location sound recording and mixing usually in films. Regardless of the name, they don’t really do any blending on set, making them unique to the sound engineers in the music industry.

Lyricist/Songwriter

Writing songs and adding music

Marketing: Traditional and Digital Marketing

Mastering Engineer

A mastering engineer is a person skilled in the practice of taking audio that has been previously mixed in either the analog or digital domain as mono, stereo, or multichannel formats and preparing it for use in distribution, whether by physical media such as a CD, vinyl record, or as some method of streaming audio

Military Band Performer

Mixing Engineer

The mixing engineer is responsible for combining all of the different sonic elements of a recorded piece of music into a final version and balancing the distinct parts to achieve a desired effect.

Music Curation

Music curation is all about matching tunes to vibes and maintaining a certain atmosphere for a given place or even for a specific brand.

Music Education Administration

Music Education Teacher (K-12)

Music Journalist/Critic

 

Music Librarian

 

Music Supervisor

 

Music Therapist

 

Music/Entertainment Attorney

The Unique Role of the Entertainment Lawyer. … ‘” According to Schroder, entertainment lawyers may protect their clients’ intellectual property rights, represent them in court over disputes, negotiate contracts, show them ways to maximize earnings, and help them manage their taxes, among other tasks.

Musical Theatre Artist

 

Musician

 

Musicologist

A scholar who participates in musical research is a musicologist.

Online Music Teacher

 

Opera Musician (Stage)

Orchestral Musician

 

Orchestrator

 

Piano Tuner

 

Pit Musician

The pit orchestra takes its name from the lowered area in front of a stage—the orchestra pit—where the musicians and conductor are situated during a theatrical performance.

Private tutor

 

programme researcher

 

Publicist (music)

Music publicists use public relations skills and media knowledge to help a musicalartist maintain his or her desired public image. Their duties may include helping to market the artist’s work, representing the artist through press releases, arranging for interviews with the media and writing speeches

Publisher Sales Representative

Radio broadcast assistant

Radio DJ

 

Radio producer

 

Secondary school teacher

Session Musician

 

Social Media Strategist

 

Sound / Acoustic Engineer

Sound designer

 

Sound engineer

 

Sound Recordist

 

Sound technician, broadcasting/film/video

Special effects technician

Stage Management

 

Talent agent

 

television production assistant

Theatre stage manager

Tour Director

 

Video Game Composer

Website Copywriter