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The occupation known as musician has many variants. A musician can play one or more musical instruments, interpret the compositions of others, and compose his/her own pieces. This professional usually specialises in a particular kind of music, such as classical or pop music, for instance. The activities of a muscian can be performed live in front of an audience or recorded in a studio . A musician can play alone or with a group, band, orchestra etc. This work requires a high level of skill, knowledge and dedication.


  • Practice and rehearse on a regular basis.
  • Interpret music before an audience.
  • Prepare, tune and take care of his/her instrument.
  • Prepare for auditions.
  • Compose pieces of music or learn pieces by other artists.
  • Promote his/her own work, through a specialised agent for instance.
  • Some musicians combine this occupation with teaching.

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