Can I get a job?

The demand for music professionals in the Houston area has never been greater. Positions as band and choir directors are needed in both education and religious settings.

For admissions and registration information, stop by the Lone Star College-North Harris office of admissions or call 281.618.5410.

The Lone Star College-North Harris Music program is designed to prepare you for an associate of arts degree, as well as for transfer to any four-year university. A full music curriculum is available, including music theory, sight singing, ear training, music literature, class piano, performing ensembles, and applied music instruction.

Music majors are encouraged to speak with a music faculty member before enrolling in order to be advised correctl.

Auditions are held in both fall and spring semesters and during the summer.

 

Music Careers

There are more career opportunities for musicians than just performing and teaching. Below are a number of possible careers for musicians. If you need more information about these careers, you should talk to your music instructor. You can also check out the Music Resources page to find jobs and information.

BANDS/PERFORMING GROUPS
Background Vocalist
Dance Band
Floor Show Band
Session Musician

CHURCH MUSIC
Cantor
Choir Director
Organist
Praise and Worship Leader

COMPOSING/ARRANGING
Arranging
Composing
Copyist
Lyricist
Orchestrator
Songwriter
Transcriber

HALLS AND FACILITIES
Concert Hall Manager
Sound Technician
Stage Manager

INSTRUMENT REPAIR/RESTORATION
Instrument Maker
Instrument Repair Technician
Piano Tuner

MUSIC BUSINESS
Artist Representative
Booking Agent
Business Manager
Concert Promoter
Manager
Music Consultant
Music Editor
Music Executive
Music Publisher

MUSIC EDUCATION
Campus Representative
College, University, or Conservatory              
     Music Instructor
Independent Music Instructor
Private School Teacher
Public School Teacher

MUSIC RETAILING/WHOLESALING
Department Manager
Music Salesperson
Music Shop Manager
Rack Jobber
Sales Representative
Store Clerk

OTHER MUSIC PROFESSIONS
Copywriter
Entertainment Attorney
Music Librarian
Music Librarian
Music Therapist
Webmaster
Website Designer

ORCHESTRA AND OPERA
Business Manager
Conductor
Concertmaster/Concertmistress
Director of Education Activities
Opera Singer
Orchestra Director/Manager
Orchestral Music Librarian
Public Relations
Section Leader
Section Member

PERFORMANCE
Solo/Ensemble Instrumental
Vocalist

PUBLICITY
Music Critic
Music Journalist
Publicist

RADIO AND TELEVISION
Copyright/Clearance
Administration
Disk Jockey
Music Director
Music Editing, Production, and Composing
Music License Administration
On Air Performance
Post Production
Program Director
Promotions
Research
Sound Mixing
Video Jockey
Voice Overs

RECORDING/PRODUCTION
Artist
Coordinator/Administrator
Boom Operator
Consumer Researcher
Field Merchandiser
Intern
Manufacturing
Marketing/Advertising
Music Video Producer
Production
Promotions/Media Relations
Publicist
Publishing and Editing
Recording Engineering
Sales Manager
Salesperson
Sound Engineer
Sound Mixer
Sound Technician
Talent Acquisition

TOURING
Advance Contact
Publicist
Road Manager
Sound Technician
Tour Coordinator

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