1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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2537-13

      Singer
      Vocalist

Sings songs to entertain audiences, or for broadcast or recording.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

Tasks Include:
  • researches, prepares and rehearses repertoire
  • performs songs according to interpretation, direction and style of presentation, using highly developed aural skills to reproduce music
  • sings in a group or individually on stage, radio, television or other entertainment venue
  • enhances dramatic effect with vocal expression, movement and dance
  • performs for production of recordings for sale on tape, compact disc or video
  • may compose own songs
  • may improvise and arrange music
  • may perform with a musical instrument

Specialisations:
Chorister
Concert Singer
Ensemble Singer
Opera Singer

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