Musician are involved in performing, recording or writing music in a variety of genres, this could be as freelance, part of an orchestra, band, choir, opera company theatre company. Hours and salaries can vary enormously.
A passion for music, lots of practice, dedication and a good natural ability are essential, qualifications may help your validity, but are not as important as the talent.
- A very high level of musical ability
- Dedication and determination
- Excellent social skills
- Patience and understanding if working with others
- Attention to detail