Music Director

Music Directors conduct choirs, orchestras, bands, ensembles, opera companies, and musical performances.

Overview

Music Directors conduct choirs, orchestras, bands, ensembles, opera companies, and musical performances.

Day-to-day

  • auditions and selects musicians and singers
  • selects music for performances and assigns instrumental parts to musicians
  • directs musical groups at rehearsals and performances to achieve desired effects such as tonal and harmonic balance, rhythm and tempo.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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To become a Music Director

  • You usually need a bachelor or postgraduate degree in music and a high level of musical skill to work as a Music Director.

    Find a Bachelor of Arts (Music)

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