Careers in the music industry

There are a wide variety of creative careers in the music industry, for example:

  • Classical musician
  • Community musician
  • Composer
  • Entertainer
  • Music conductor
  • Music director
  • Music performer
  • Music programmer
  • Music publisher
  • Music teacher
  • Music retailer
  • Musical instrument maker/repairer
  • Performer / recording artist
  • Producer – live events
  • Producer – engineer
  • Singing coach
  • Songwriter
  • Sound technician

Opportunities, resources and advice

For further information on careers in the music industry visit the Careers In Music website.  It lists the best opportunities, resources and advice to help you succeed in today’s music business.

Useful Links

Careers In Music – Advice, opportunities and resources to help you succeed in a music career

Creative and Cultural Skills – gives a list of job profiles in the music industry

National Careers Service – information on becoming a Music Therapist