How to become a musician

Transform silence into symphonies and craft emotions into sounds as a professional musician.

What does a musician do?

Duties and tasks

  • Study and rehearse repertoire and musical scores prior to performances.
  • Play music in recitals from score and by memory.
  • Practice teamwork as an accompanist, or as a member of an orchestra, band or other musical group.
  • Reproduce music using highly develop aural skills.
  • Interpret music and songs according to artistic direction, event, and instruments.

Professional bodies

Related jobs

  • Composer
  • Music director
  • Music professional
  • Singer

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Undergraduate UNE-MUS-DIP

Diploma in Music

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Undergraduate UNE-MUSI361

Creative Music Production

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