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SOUND DESIGNER: The Business Side Of Music

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Learn about how this musician found a career in business as a sound designer, producing music for games and movies.

Job Title: Sound Designer
Employer: Neoplay Entertainment

Job Summary: Music Directors and Composers

Job Description

Music directors (also called conductors) lead orchestras and other musical groups during performances and recording sessions. Composers write and arrange original music in a variety of musical styles.

On-the-Job Training

Long-term on-the-job training

Additional Info

Music directors and composers typically begin their musical training as a child, learning to play an instrument or sing. Music directors and composers who are interested in classical music may seek additional training through music camps and fellowships. These programs provide participants with classes, lessons, and performance opportunities.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$20,000 - $85,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
5 to 15 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Flexible, Full-time, Irregular, Long hours, Part-time, Varies Widely
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Travel, Office, Home, Remote
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Patience, People skills, Artistic, Creativity, Leadership ability, Networking, Technical skills, Verbal communication skills

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