What Does A Music Director/Conductor Do?
A music director/conductor is responsible for leading orchestras or other musical groups during practices, performances, and recordings.
How Do I Become A Music Director/Conductor?
A master’s degree in music theory, music composition, or a related field may be necessary to obtain this position. A master’s degree typically takes about two-three years to earn after earning a four-year bachelor’s degree.
What is the Average Salary For A Music Director/Conductor?
High – 100,000
Median – 41,000
Low – 21,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become A Music Director/Conductor?
- Take as many college-prep courses as possible!
- English – As much as possible!
- Learn to play the piano!
What Is The Work Environment For A Music Director/Conductor?
Music directors typically work for performing arts companies, schools, and churches.
What Is The Future Outlook For A Music Director/Conductor?
Because of the small number of positions and the large number of people who would like these positions, there will likely be a lot of competition for these positions.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada