Summary Conductor near Edmonton (AB)
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "conductor" was moved from the group Conductors, composers and arrangers (NOC 5132) to the group Conductors, composers and arrangers (NOC 51121).
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Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Conductors, composers and arrangers conduct bands and orchestras, compose musical works and arrange instrumental and vocal compositions. They are employed by symphony and chamber orchestras, bands, choirs, sound recording companies, and orchestras for ballet and opera performances, or they may be self-employed.
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This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
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- Select and interpret musical works
- Lead bands, orchestras and choirs during rehearsals and performances
- Create musical compositions
- Adapt and modify musical compositions
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