Careers in Music

Growing up, the only music careers I knew about were: teacher, pop singer, composer and orchestra musicians. However, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. There are countless more career options available for those who love music. Here are just a few (in no particular order):  

  • Music publisher
  • Talent agent
  • Recording engineer
  • Music therapist
  • Concert promoter
  • Radio disc jockey
  • Community arts manager
  • Marketing Director for a symphony
  • Fund Development Coordinator for an opera company
  • Composer (classical, movie, video game, commercials, etc.)
  • Accompanist
  • Transcriber
  • Arranger
  • Conductor

For more information about careers in music, check out the following sites:



Happy exploring!


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