Career Information

Considering a career in music? Like to truly enjoy your work as you earn a living? Music is a very broad field that makes it possible for enjoyment and a vocation to be combined. Salaries in music range from good to exceptional. Review the following list of professions in music. Preparation for these professions can begin with an Associate of Arts degree in music at WCJC.

Educational

  • Music Therapist
  • High School Band Director 
  • Junior High Band Director
  • Kindercare Music Teacher
  • Elementary School General Music Teacher
  • High School Choir Director 
  • Junior High Choir Director
  • College Band Director 
  • College Choir Director
  • College Music Lecturer
  • Private Lesson Teacher

Religious

  • Church Choir Director
  • Church Orchestra Director
  • Church Handbell Director
  • Church Organist 
  • Church Pianist

Performer

  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Armed Forces Musician 
  • Rock or Jazz
  • Recitalist
  • Studio Musician
  • Opera Singer
  • Musical Theater

Composer

  • Television Composer/Arranger
  • Movie Composer/Arranger
  • Studio Composer/Arranger
  • Song Writer
  • Commercial Music Composer

Music Business

  • Studio Audio Engineer
  • Live Performance Audio Engineer
  • Radio Announcer 
  • Television Announcer
  • Music Librarian 
  • Concert Promotion
  • Concert Publicist
  • Record Producer
  • Music Critic 
  • Musical Instrument Sales 
  • Instrument Repair
  • Music Retailer
  • Music Artist Manager/Booking Agent
  • Music Copyright and Legal Specialist
  • Music Publisher
  • Music Engraver
  • Music Software Programmer
  • Music Wholesaler
  • Piano Tuner/Piano Repair
  • Music Business Attorney
  • Music Editor
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