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27-2042.02    Musicians, Instrumental

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    7 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    13 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    5 matches


  • Musicians, Instrumental

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Music Artist
  • Musician
  • Jazz Musician
  • Church Musician
  • Orchestra Musician
  • Studio Musician
  • Symphony Orchestra Musician

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Play one or more musical instruments in recital, in accompaniment, or as members of an orchestra, band, or other musical group.


  • Perform before live audiences.
  • Audition for orchestras, bands, or other musical groups.
  • Compose original music such as popular songs, symphonies, or sonatas.
  • Improvise music during performances.
  • Make or participate in recordings in music studios.
  • Play musical instruments as soloists, or as members or guest artists of musical groups such as orchestras, ensembles, or bands.
  • Practice musical instrument performances, individually or in rehearsal with other musicians, to master individual pieces of music and to maintain and improve skills.
  • Promote their own or their group's music by participating in media interviews and other activities.
  • Provide the musical background for live shows such as ballets, operas, musical theatre, and cabarets.
  • Sight-read musical parts during rehearsals.
  • Specialize in playing a specific family of instruments or a particular type of music.
  • Teach music for specific instruments.
  • Transpose music to alternate keys, or to fit individual styles or purposes.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Perform music for the public.
  • Perform for recordings.
  • Coordinate musical rehearsals or performances.
  • Create musical compositions, arrangements or scores.
  • Train others on performance techniques.