Instrumentalist (Woodwind Instruments)

EDUCATION LEVEL

Vocational Educational and Training

DEMAND

Average

Category

Art, Music

SALARY

2600 - 3000

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Summary

Instrumentalists are musicians who play musical instruments to entertain the audience. They can perform as a soloist or as part of the orchestra. Depending on the instrument they are specialized, they can write, perform, and compose music.

Acitivities

  • Studying instrument score sheets
  • Practicing the instrument
  • Composing new musical pieces
  • Performing in audience
  • Transferring knowledge to students.

Knowledge and skills
required

  • Have musical talent
  • Have technical skills on a specialized instrument
  • Have a high level of concentration
  • Be confident in front of the audience
  • Be a good time manager
  • Be a team member.

Work condition

Instrumentalists perform in theaters, concert halls, clubs, hotels or even private parties. They should be prepared to work with irregular schedules, spend a lot of time practicing the instrument. Sometimes they have to work something else to help themselves financially. Some of them earn their income as music teachers.

Work tools

Instrumentalists also use other technologies along with their musical instruments. They also use microphones, magnifying glasses, illuminators, holders of equipment, and other technologies used for performance or recording. When presented to the public, instrumentalists should wear suits and uniforms. Also, they may need a car to transport their equipment and instruments.

Necessary education and training

To be an instrumentalist, you have to finish the vocational school for a certain musical instrument, but you can continue to go to different universities, not excluding the possibility of being self-taught.

Occupations

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