Music Directors and Composers:

Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and glee clubs. Includes arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $51,870.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,601
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 3.41 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Oral Communication
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Attention to Detail
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Convey moods or emotions through music
Express creativity through music, song, dance, or acting
Tell stories through musical, visual, or dramatic arts
Create artistic objects, materials, or renderings
Produce stage and film productions
Create musical compositions, arrangements, or scores
Design layout of art or product exhibits, displays, or promotional materials
Determine presentation subjects or content

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage broad organizational programs or initiatives
Direct talent to optimize performance
Direct fundraising or financing activities
Coordinate logistics for productions or events
Supervise personnel or contractors in artistic or entertainment settings
Assign work to staff or employees

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals
Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Terminate relationship with clients or vendors
Terminate employment of employees or contractors

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Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

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