What they do:Play prerecorded music for live audiences at venues or events such as clubs, parties, or wedding receptions. May use techniques such as mixing, cutting, or sampling to manipulate recordings. May also perform as emcee (master of ceremonies).
On the job, you would:
- Accept music requests from event guests.
- Adhere to schedules to keep events running on time.
- Advertise services using media such as internet advertising and brochures.
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You might use software like this on the job:
- Microsoft Excel
Music or sound editing software
- Adobe Systems Adobe Audition
- Audion Laboratories VoxPro
Word processing software
- Microsoft Word
Education: (rated 2 of 5)
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