Music Directors


Direct and conduct instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras or choirs.
Also called: Choir Director, Conductor, Music Director, Music Minister

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • music, dance, visual arts, drama, or sculpture
  • English language
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it
    Social
  • teaching people how to do something
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions

Abilites:

    Hearing and Speech
  • tell the difference between sounds
  • pay attention to one sound while there are other distracting sounds
    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • come up with lots of ideas
  • create new and original ideas
    Memory
  • remember words, numbers, pictures, or steps

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Concern for Others
  • Cooperation
  • Dependability
  • Leadership
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology:

    Music or sound editing software
  • Apple MainStage
  • Avid Audio Pro Tools
    Presentation software
  • MediaShout
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    doctoral degree
    bachelor's degree
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