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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 2112 MUSIC PROFESSIONALS


    MUSIC PROFESSIONALS write, arrange, orchestrate, conduct and perform musical compositions.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    In Australia and New Zealand:

      Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. Some occupations in this unit group require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

    Tasks Include:
    • creating melodic, harmonic and rhythmic structures to express ideas and emotions in musical form
    • translating ideas and concepts into standard musical signs and symbols for reproduction and performance
    • undertaking research and liaising with clients when composing musical backing for television commercials, popular recordings, and radio, television and film productions
    • auditioning and selecting musicians and Singers
    • selecting music for performances and assigning instrumental parts to musicians
    • directing musical groups at rehearsals and performances to achieve desired effects such as tonal and harmonic balance, rhythm and tempo
    • studying and rehearsing repertoire and musical scores prior to performances
    • playing music in recital, as an accompanist, or as a member of an orchestra, band or other musical group, from score and by memory
    • performing music and songs according to interpretation, direction and style of presentation, using highly developed aural skills to reproduce music

    Occupations:
      211211 Composer
      211212 Music Director
      211213 Musician (Instrumental)
      211214 Singer
      211299 Music Professionals nec

211211 COMPOSER

    Writes new and rearranges existing musical compositions such as songs, operas, symphonies, musical scores and advertising jingles. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

    Skill Level: 1

    Specialisations:

      Music Arranger
      Songwriter

211212 MUSIC DIRECTOR

    Conducts choirs, orchestras, bands, ensembles, opera companies and musical performances. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

    Skill Level: 1

    Specialisations:

      Band Leader
      Choral Director
      Orchestra Conductor

211213 MUSICIAN (INSTRUMENTAL)

    Alternative Title:
      Instrumentalist

    Entertains by playing one or more musical instruments. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

    Skill Level: 1

    Specialisations:

      Drummer
      Guitarist
      Pianist
      Violinist

211214 SINGER

    Alternative Title:
      Vocalist

    Entertains by singing songs. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

    Skill Level: 1

    Specialisations:

      Band Singer
      Chorister
      Commercial Singer (Advertising)
      Jazz Singer
      Opera Singer
      Pop Singer
      Rock Singer

211299 MUSIC PROFESSIONALS NEC

      This occupation group covers Music Professionals not elsewhere classified.

      Skill Level: 1

      Occupations in this group include:

          Music Copyist
          Musicologist
          Music Researcher


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