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Career Opportunities and Work Life

Music is a broad industry with many different career choices. Each profession focuses on different aspects of the music field, but in each career there is an overall common factor, a love of music. A few of the options are:

  • Music Education
  • Instrumental Performance
  • Vocal Performance
  • Conducting
  • Composing
  • Music for Worship
  • Music Business
  • Instrument Making and Repair
  • Music Publishing
  • Music Communications
  • The Recording Industry
  • The Television and Radio Industry
  • Music Technology
  • Music Librarianship
  • Music Therapy

Each of these careers require further education, but LMC provides the first two years of core classes that prepare you with the basic knowledge and skills needed to be successful.

Employment Outlook
The U.S. Department of Labor predicts an 8 percent job growth for musicians, singers, and related workers. Keen competition is very much a part of this area. There are many opportunities that exist in other music related fields. For a better understanding of national job growth and career opportunities, for music and other occupations, check out the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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