Music


38 Job profiles in total for Music


Working to represent performers and individuals.

Agent

 1 March 2011

Agents in theatre & dance, film and television work to represent performers and individuals. Agents can also supply artists for corporate and private events. Their clients may include actors, singers, dancers or supporting artists.


Backstage crew need to be able to unload scenery, maintain and repair the 'flying' equipment and scenery.

Backstage crew

 18 October 2012

Building sets, helping create props and operating equipment, the backstage crew support the designers and performers with the running of the show.


Working in cinemas, theatres and concert halls.

Box office staff

 17 February 2011

Box office staff work in cinemas, theatres and concert halls. They are responsible for taking bookings and payments for tickets. Box office staff also arrange for group visits and discounts. They may also advise on seating for people with disabilities or special needs.


Ensemble 360, a Sheffield-based chamber group. Photography by Benjamin Ealovega

Classical musician

 2 March 2011

Classical musicians perform, compose or conduct music. They are trained to an extremely high standard in one or more instruments. A classical musician primarily plays an instrument or sings live. They may also record classical music, do session work for backing tracks, conduct performances, or write music.


Tim Brown is the founder and Managing Director of the community music organization Raw Material.

Community musician

 2 March 2011

Community musicians are musicians who work with individuals or groups to make music. They can function as a cross between community development workers and music tutors. Their work may be wholly based around developing musical ability. Community musicians also have a responsibility to achieve social goals through musical activity.


Composer

 2 March 2011

Music composers write new scores for individuals, groups and orchestras. They apply knowledge of musical elements such as rhythm, melody and texture to their work. Some composers also write songs and lyrics.


Education staff (music)

 2 March 2011

Education staff workers in the music sector support the work of teachers and development officer. They work in music related venues to enable visitors to ensure an educational experience. They may work with individual children or visitors, small groups or a whole class. The work often involves helping children and other visitors by explaining specific activities to them. They may also support children to make sense of a performance.


Clive Selwyn, musician and performer

Entertainer

 22 March 2011

Entertainers perform for the enjoyment for crowds or groups of people at a function.


Licensing and royalty collection

 2 March 2011

Licensing and royalty collection staff officers in the music industry collect royalties owed to them.


Lighting for live music makes use of lasers, strobes, spots, LED clusters and video screens.

Lighting Designer

 12 July 2012

Lighting designers plan the lighting for live events.


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