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Skills, knowledge needed for this field:

  • Use active listening and active learning skills
  • Possess thorough knowledge of the theory and techniques required to compose, produce and perform works of music
  • Ability to perform for and work directly with the public
  • Develop working relationships with others and maintain them over time

Develop your resume:

  • Perform in your church choir, for local events and weddings
  • Join one or more of the many ensembles at MC, including Singers, Vocal Jazz, Symphonic Band, Opera or Musical Theatre
  • Become an active member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia or be an ambassador for the Music Department
  • Create demo tapes to pass around to potential employers and fans
Actor/Actress Musician
Advertising Account Executive Musician, Instrumental
Arranger Private Music Teacher
Art Director Product Promoter
Artist Agent/Business Manager Promotion Manager
Artist Relations Representative Professor of Music
Composer Public Relations Coordinator
Conductor Record Producer
Consumer Researcher Recording Engineer
Disc Jockey/Video Jockey Salesperson
Instrument Builder/Repairer Singer
Marketing Representative Sound Technician
Music Director Stage Director
Music Store Manager Tour Coordinator
Chicago Shakespeare Theater Various churches
Mississippi Girl Choir Various colleges & universities
New Orleans Opera Association Various high schools

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