About This Career Path
Play one or more musical instruments in recital, in accompaniment, or as members of an orchestra, band, or other musical group.
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Practice musical instrument performances, individually or in rehearsal with other musicians, to master individual pieces of music or to maintain and improve skills.
Perform before live audiences in concerts, recitals, educational presentations, and other social gatherings.
Specialize in playing a specific family of instruments or a particular type of music.
Play musical instruments as soloists, or as members or guest artists of musical groups such as orchestras, ensembles, or bands.
Sight-read musical parts during rehearsals.
Play from memory or by following scores.
Listen to recordings to master pieces or to maintain and improve skills.
Teach music for specific instruments.
Provide the musical background for live shows, such as ballets, operas, musical theatre, and cabarets.
Audition for orchestras, bands, or other musical groups.
Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.
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