Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6The performing arts are practiced in front of an audience. Careers in the performing arts include music, theater, and dance careers. Music Careers Music is a very competitive career field, and aspiring musicians must have talent and perseverance. Technical advances in recorded music have reduced the opportunities for musicians to perform in front of live audiences. Many musicians teach music in schools and/or give lessons privately. Orchestras, churches, and musical theater groups also employ a number of musicians. Here are some of the most popular music careers. Accompanist Choir director Church organist Composer / arranger Music conductor Related Music Careers If you love music and have a good musical ear, but don’t want a career that requires you to sing or play an instrument, consider one of the following careers. Business manager Disc jockey Instrument repair technician Lyricist Music agent Music producer Performing Arts Careers Music teacher Music therapist Musician School music director Singer Music retailer Music software designer Piano tuner Program director (radio) Recording engineer Sound engineer