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Music Directors and Composers

On the Job


Music Directors and Composers conduct, direct, and plan instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups. They may work with orchestras, choirs, or glee clubs. They may also arrange and write music.

Physical Demands   

This career requires good hearing.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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