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Music Brings Harmony to the World

Play one or more musical instruments in recital, in accompaniment, or as members of an orchestra, band, or other musical group.

Contact Info

Center for Career Exploration and Success

45 Armstrong Center

550 E. Spring St.

Oxford, OH 45056


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Related Job Titles

Choir Member, Gospel Singer, Musician, Opera Singer, Orchestra Musician, Percussionist, Singer, Singing Telegram Performer, Tenor, Vocalist

Facts and Stats

Your career outlook is looking good – just like these stats.

O*NET Code: 27-2042.00

O*NET Summary
  • $30.49 Median wages (hourly)


  • 20,800 Projected job openings


  • 4-7% Projected growth (average)


What you Need to Know

  • Fine Arts — Knowledge of the theory and techniques required to compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.
  • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Related Programs

Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings

  • Computer based training software — Cantovation Sing & See; Singing Success
  • Instant messaging software — Snapchat; Twitter
  • Music or sound editing software — Apple GarageBand; Audacity; Avid Technology Pro Tools; iZotope Ozone
  • Video creation and editing software — YouTube
  • Web page creation and editing software — Blogging software; Facebook; Instagram

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