Also called: Horn Player, Musician, Orchestra Musician, Violinist
What they do:Play one or more musical instruments in recital, in accompaniment, or as members of an orchestra, band, or other musical group.
On the job, you would:
- Practice musical instrument performances, individually or in rehearsal with other musicians, to master individual pieces of music or to maintain and improve skills.
- Perform before live audiences in concerts, recitals, educational presentations, and other social gatherings.
- Specialize in playing a specific family of instruments or a particular type of music.
Arts and Humanities
- music, dance, visual arts, drama, or sculpture
- English language
Education and Training
- teaching and course design
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
- changing what is done based on other people's actions
- understanding people's reactions
Hand and Finger Use
- keep your arm or hand steady
- hold or move items with your hands
- listen and understand what people say
- communicate by speaking
Hearing and Speech
- tell the difference between sounds
- pay attention to one sound while there are other distracting sounds
Ideas and Logic
- create new and original ideas
People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Stress Tolerance
You might use software like this on the job:
Music or sound editing software
- Apple GarageBand
- Avid Technology Pro Tools
Web page creation and editing software
Instant messaging software