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Employers of Music majors in AR

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. Music directors may work for religious organizations, or work in concert halls and recording studios. Music directors may spend a lot of time traveling to different performances. Composers can work in offices, recording studios, or their own homes. Educational and training requirements for music directors and composers vary. A music director or conductor for a symphony orchestra typically needs a master’s degree, but a choir director may need a bachelor’s degree. There are no formal educational requirements for those interested in writing popular music. The median annual wage for music directors and composers was $47,350 in May 2012. Employment of music directors and composers is projected to grow 5 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. The number of people attending musical performances, such as symphonies and concerts, and theatrical performances, such as ballets and musical theater, is expected to increase moderately.

Music Directors and Conductors

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. Most music directors work for religious organizations and schools, or are self-employed. Music directors may spend a lot of time traveling to different performances. Composers can work in offices, recording studios, or their own homes. Educational and training requirements for music directors and composers vary, although most positions require related work experience. A music director or conductor for a symphony orchestra typically needs a master’s degree; a choir director may need a bachelor’s degree. There are no formal educational requirements for those interested in writing popular music. The median annual wage for music directors and composers was $50,590 in May 2017. Employment of music directors and composers is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. The number of people attending musical performances, such as symphonies and concerts, and theatrical performances, such as ballets and musical theater, is expected to remain steady. Despite expected growth, tough competition for jobs is anticipated because of the large number of people interested in entering this field.

Musicians and Singers

Musicians and singers play instruments or sing for live audiences and in recording studios. Musicians and singers often perform in settings such as concert halls, arenas, and clubs. There are no postsecondary education requirements for musicians or singers interested in performing popular music. However, many performers of classical music and opera have at least a bachelor’s degree. Musicians and singers need extensive training and regular practice to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to interpret music at a professional level. The median hourly wage for musicians and singers was $26.96 in May 2017. Employment of musicians and singers is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Growth will be due to increases in demand for musical performances. However, there will be tough competition for jobs because of the large number of people who are interested in becoming musicians and singers.

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Company City State
The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Society Inc
Educational Television Commission, Arkansas
Kemv-TV
Institute of Music Worship
Pinnacle Players Inc
Suzuki Music School of Arkansas
Central Arkansas Music Academy
Carolyns Kybrd Crnr Pano Voice
Jams Little Rock
Ovation Music Academy
The Chamber Music Society of Little Rock Inc
Tricycle Theatre For Youth
Trike Theatre
The Academy of Dance and Music
Twice As Nice Music Academy LLC
Donayle Cardenas
Oklahoma Naitonal Bank
Conway School of Music
Sound Art
South Arkansas Arts Center
Arkansas Musicworks, LLC
Christian Music Broadcasters Association, Inc.
Christian Music Broadcasters
Dion Raglin
Ost Muzik
The North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
NORTH ARKANSAS SYMPHONY GUILD
The Works Inc
In His Presence Production, Inc.
In His Presence Productions
Pine Bluff Symphony Orchestra, Inc.
C&J Records and Entertainment Incorporated
Audio Recording Corp of Arkansas Inc
Children & Village Empowerment
ABS Entertainment Inc
Hot Springs Music Festival
Battles Cadron Crest Orch
River City Mens Chorus
Raney Recording Studio & Print Inc
Trout Fishing, Inc.
Trout Fishing In America
Texarkana Symphany Orchestra
The Actors Playhouse LLC
The Dance Center
Community Theater of Little Rock
Ellen Kennedy Marsh Music Studio
Rock City School of Music
Argenta Community Theatre
Music On The Square Association Inc
Wild Plum Studio
Arkansas Music Educators Association
All In One Recording
Crisp Recording Studios
School of Rock
Arkansas Center For Music Educati
Arkansas Celtic Music Society
Arkansas Chamber Singers
Jaya Productions
Ritz Facsimile
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