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Musician (Instrumental)

Music is a soothing sound that can create emotions and help in expressing feelings. A musician is someone who plays or writes music. It can be a instrumentalist, singer, composer or a songwriter depending upon their roles.

Career Options

  • - Performer (Vocal or Instrumental) - Music Teacher - Composer/song writer - Music Publisher - Music Journalist - Music Therapist - Artist Manager

Educational Qualifications

  • No minimum education required.

Personal Skills

  • - Self-confidence - Dedication - Discipline - Musical talent - Physical stamina - Promotional skills - Determination - Creativity

Courses to be pursued

  • - B.A in Music - Diploma in Music

Top Colleges

  • Saraswati Music College Address: A-1/226 safdarjung enclave New Delhi-110029 Phone: 26105611 Website: www.saraswatimusiccollege.org
  • Gandharva Maha Vidyalaya Address: Leela Samson 212 Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg New Delhi 110002 Phone: 901123238784 Website: www.yalayanewdelhi.org

Working Conditions

Musicians usualy work in stuidos during business hours, but live performances are most often at night and on weekends. Some perform at Pre-planned live concert also. Musicians and singers perform in settings such as concert halls, arenas, and clubs. They also travel sometimes for outstation concert or shows.

Top Companies

  • Saregama India Limited Address: Greater Kailash, Delhi 110048 Phone: 011 46081721 Website: www.saregama.com
  • Universal Music India Address: Plot No 416 Fie Industrial Area Pahar Ganj, Delhi 110055 Phone: 9810693836 Website: www.umusicindia.com

Successful Persons

A. R. Rahman

A. R. Rahman is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, and music producer, among his awards are six National Film Awards, two Academy Awards, two Grammy Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, fifteen Filmfare Awards and sixteen Filmfare Awards South. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award, in 2010 by the Government of India.

Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh is a very talented and successful singer. He sings mainly in Hindi and Bengali but he has sung in many others Indian languages as well. He is regarded as one of the most versatile and successful singers in the history of Indian music and Hindi cinema.

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