Play one or more musical instruments in recital, in accompaniment, or as members of an orchestra, band, or other musical group.
- Part-time schedules—typically at night and on weekends—intermittent unemployment, and rejection when auditioning for work are common; many musicians and singers supplement their income with earnings from other sources.
- Aspiring musicians and singers begin studying an instrument or training their voice at an early age.
- Competition for jobs, especially full-time jobs, is keen; talented individuals who can play several instruments and perform a wide range of musical styles should enjoy the best job prospects.
|Education||Some college, no degree|