Music (MUSC)

What is Music? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
UofA Department of Music

What is Music?

According to the University of Arkansas, "The Department of Music offers two music majors, one leading to a Bachelor of Music and a second leading to a Bachelor of Arts. The department also offers a minor in music. The Bachelor of Music offers the choice of 11 concentrations as well as a program with elective studies in business.

The music department strives to enrich and inspire the human mind and spirit through the pursuit of excellence in creative activity, research, teaching, and service. The Department of Music is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The requirements for entrance and for graduation as set forth in this catalog are in accordance with the published regulations of that Association."

Related Careers

Architectural Acoustic Monitor Instrument Service Specialist Orchestra Librarian
Armed Forces Band Member Journalist Piano Tuner
Artist & Repertoire (A&R) Manufacturers Representative Public Relations Specialist
Arts Administrator/Manager Music Attorney Publicist
Church Music director Music Copyist Recording Technician
Community Development Music Critic Recreation Director
Composer/Arranger Music Promoter Royalties Broadcast Monitor
Conductor Music Publishing Specialist Sales Representative
Copyright Specialist Music Reporter Singer
Copywriter Music Software Programmer Studio Musician
Cruise Director Music Store Manager Synthesizer Specialist
Disc Jockey Music Stringer Technical Writer
Editor Music Teacher Tour Manager
Engineer/Mixer Music Therapist Union Contractor
Film Music Editor Musician Voice Teacher

Related Skills

Ability to Keep Audiance's Interest Entertaining Skills Physical Stamina
Ability to Read & Write Music Good Stage Presence Poise
Ability to Use Various Sound Equipment Humbleness Self-Discipline
Adaptability & Flexibility Observation Skills Singing/Instrumental Talents
Basic Reading, Writing, & Editing Skills Organization Teaching Abilities
Communication Skills Performance Techniques Versitility
Creativity Perseverance

Job & Internship Search Links

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Employment Opportunities

Classical Music Jobs

Entertainment Careers - lists positions in entertainment industry.

Entertainment Jobs

Music Jobs - An online job resource for finding music careers across the US.

Music Jobs Board - lists jobs for musicians and singers, with links to professional organizations and the music industry.

Playbill - provides resources, news, and information for persons interested in theatre arts, with jobs for actors and actresses nationwide and London.

Showbizjobs - lists positions in the film, television, recording, multimedia, and attraction job markets.

Career Planning Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook - the following links also provide a summary of the career, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.

Careers in Music

Careers in Music |Music Jobs |Music Schools & CollegesMusic Careers

Professional Association links

American Federation of Musicians - This site will help you "Protect your music career, Get paid for Recording, Industry Networking." and give you helpful advice. Just know that this site requires a paid membership, but you can still view a variety of information without one. The AFM has quite a few famous musicians as members.

American Music Therapy Association - Music therapy might be the path for your music career. Learn about careers in music therapy, educational options, job listins and scholarship opportunities.

Acoustal Society of America

American Musicological Society

Chorus America

Music Library Association

National Association for Music Education - This site will help you decide if you want a career in music, then help guide you on your career search with a glossary of careers, career resources, and available jobs.