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Competition for jobs as musicians, singers, and related workers—especially full-time jobs—is expected to be keen. The vast number of people with the desire to perform will continue to greatly exceed the number of openings. New musicians or singers will have their best chance of landing a job with smaller, community-based performing arts groups or as freelance artists.

Bettie Biehn, CPRW
(703) 836-8417
414 E. Custis Ave.
Alexandria, VA
 
Shirley Bliss,CPRW, CEIP, CPCC
(301) 919-9907
3310 N. Leisure World Blvd., #803
Silver Spring, MD
 
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(202) 561-2700
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Washington, DC
 
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(202) 223-4774
1001 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC

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Darren Cox, CPRW, CPCC
(202) 641-0879
9311 Fordsville Court
Clinton, MD
 
Avery Webster, CPRW
(301) 254-6173
PO Box 6440
Largo, MD
 
Spencer Stuart Washington
(202) 638-8732
1455 Pennsylvania Ave Nw # 200
Washington, DC

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Spencer Stuart
(202) 756-3793
1101 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC

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Lecet
(202) 393-1743
905 16th St Nw # 100
Washington, DC

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Instrumental Musician Career

Musicians, Instrumental


Career Outlook

Employment is expected to grow as fast as average . Keen competition for jobs, especially full-time jobs, is expected to continue. Talented individuals who are skilled in multiple instruments and musical styles will have the best job prospects.

Employment change. Employment of musicians, singers, and related workers is expected to grow 8 percent during the 2008–18 decade, as fast as the average for all occupations. Most new wage-and-salary jobs for musicians will arise in religious organizations. Slower than average employment growth is expected for self-employed musicians, who generally perform in nightclubs, concert tours, and other venues. The Internet and other new forms of media may provide independent musicians and singers alternative methods for distributing music.

Job prospects. Growth in demand for musicians will generate a number of job opportunities, and many openings also will arise from the need to replace those who leave the field each year because they are unable to make a living solely as musicians or singers, as well as those who leave for other reasons.

Competition for jobs as musicians, singers, and related workers—especially full-time jobs—is expected to be keen. The vast number of people with the desire to perform will continue to greatly exceed the number of openings. New musicians or singers will have their best chance of landing a job with smaller, community-based performing arts groups or as freelance artists. Instrumentalists should have...

Career Overview

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

Majors for this Career

  • Music, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Piano and Organ
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Violin, Viola, Guitar and Other Stringed Instruments
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music, Other

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