The different careers that lead on from an interest or aptitude in music are explored. Many occupations are examined, including being a musician, festival promoter, music journalist, sound technician, composer, DJ, A&R rep and many more. It provides an inside glimpse at what the job involves and the special skills that are needed to succeed.
Richard Spilsbury has worked in educational publishing for more than 20 years and has written on a variety of subjects, from climate change and food and farming to art history and design.
1: The world of music 2: Musician 3: Festival promoter 4: Community musician 5: Music journalist 6: Recording engineer 7: Sound technician 8: Music manager 9: Composer 10: Music teacher 11: A&R rep 12: DJ 13: Instrument technician