[td_block_text_with_title custom_title=”SUMMARY” header_color=”#e88f1b” separator=”” tdc_css=””]Musicians create music. They compose, conduct, sing, perform music in different styles. They are skilled artists who dedicate their life to music and its composition by playing a variety of instruments. They may work on thier own, as freelancers or in collaboration with others. Competition in the field of music is high and musicians need to dedicate hours of practice to maintain and develop their skill, whatever their preferred style.[/td_block_text_with_title][td_block_text_with_title custom_title=”WHAT ALL CAN I DO?” header_color=”#e88f1b”][/td_block_text_with_title]

Musician or Singer

Musicians compose music and play various musical instruments. A musician can be a composer, singer, lyricist while Singers on the other hand gives voice to the lyrics. Both singers and musicians perform in a live performance (concerts) or in the recordings for films, theatre, etc.

Music Teacher

Music teachers has an adequate knowledge in the field of music. He/she teachers students how to play various intruments as well as gives singing lessons. Music teachers must have a bachelor’s degree in music education.

Musical Director or Composer

Musical directors selects and plans music for groups such as orchestras, bands, or choirs during live group performances. A music composer creates composition for movies, albums, etc as per the vision communicated by the music director.


An Arranger works closely with the writer. He does the creative mixing and aims at bringing out what the writer was trying to convey when he wrote the composition


A lyricist gives words to the music composed.

Music Editor

Music Editor makes sure that the music is in tempo with the scenes and enchances the feel of the video being watched.

Music Therapist

Using many methods, from singing and composing to rhythmic movement or playing instruments,music therapists incorporate melody and rhythm into their patients’ treatment.


Working as a freelancer is the latest trend in Musician Industry. Freelancers don’t work for a particular company and aren’t bounded by any contracts of any recording studio or production house.

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Stream Graduation After Graduation After Post Graduation
Path 1
Clear Class XII in any stream Pursue Bachleors in Music (Hons.)/ any Discipline for 3 years
Path 2
Clear Class XII in any stream Pursue Diploma in Music for 1-2 years

Important Facts

Although music industry is not a degree specific industry, but some music academies require students to have music as a one of the subjects in +2 or Diploma or equivalent certificate course in Music, beside having special aptitude in the concerned subject they are applying for.

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  • Compose music for recording in a studio or perform in front of live audience
  • Practice and rehearse regularly to maintain the melody in the voice
  • Gain expertise in different genres of music as well as in playing instrument(s)
  • Promote one’s music through internet or by performing at different venues
  • Work as a single or in a band, chorus or orchestra
  • Guide the upcoming talents with one’s own knowledge and experience
  • Produce music for the film industry
  • Be self-confident and highly motivated to overcome the struggling period


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