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Description

Music teachers are musicians who train people in the field of music, whether on a part or full-time basis. Broadly speaking, it can be said that there are three types of music teachers: those who teach music (at an introductory level) within the general education system; those who give private theory, instrumental or voice classes; and those who work at specialised institutions or colleges. However, in the case of the latter, the profile of the teacher is extremely diverse, depending on whether they work at a (municipal) music school essentially offering an introduction to music (musical awareness and language) and elementary instrumental instruction, or alternatively a conservatoire, which, as well as professional courses (which are 4 years long), also offers preparation for advanced-level qualifications (2-year training courses). Finally, it is worth noting that music teachers give classes to people of all ages and levels, although 85% of all students tend to be under 18.

Tasks

  • Plan individual lessons and study schedules for students, develop each student's knowledge of materials and repertoire across the different levels of their musical education. In this regard, it is very important that they spend their non-teaching hours performing these tasks.
  • Give one-on-one or group classes lasting from fifteen minutes to up to one hour, generally incorporating elements of general musical culture, such as music history and theory, as well as instrumental technique and performance.
  • Prepare students for presentations, exams, auditions and festivals.
  • Broaden their musical training, learning about the types of music their students listen to, studying other genres of music and developing their own musical skills.
  • Speak to students' parents or to the students themselves about their progress.
  • Work with specific groups to help them with music-related issues.
  • Learn to use new technologies, refreshing their knowledge of computer tools such as Sibelius.
  • Improve their technique with the instrument in which they specialise.

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