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Musicians perform music, record and play a variety of musical instruments. They train in a specific musical genre. The regular tasks of musicians include rehearsing, recording, writing and performing. Television and radio provide platforms for musicians.

Mentors from the field

Learn about the field . What day to day work would look like . Growth opportunity & prospects . Interview preparation . Transition advise . Networking 

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Current position

Journalist, communist & editor for Hindustan Times, DNA & Nat Geo Traveler. She's covered stories from travel start-ups, communities, gentrification, gender issues, and human rights.


Career prospects & criteria 

Understand the prospects within the career & the education & other skills you need to make it. 


Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Music (Hons.)

  • Diploma in Music

What you need to get started

  • Take any opportunity to gain experience by getting involved with relevant orchestras, choirs, music societies, bands and solo musicians at university and in your local area.

Soft Skills

  • Talent

  • Confidence

  • Performance

  • Self-discipline

  • Responsibility

  • Perseverance

  • Open to feedback 

  • Creativity

Technical Skills

  • Musical notes

  • Singing 

  • Notation

  • Creativity

  • A good musical sense and ear for pitch and tonality

  • Business and Marketing skills