Summary Conductor near Edmonton (AB)
Find key facts and figures about working as a conductor. The following information is applicable to all Conductors, composers and arrangers (NOC 51121).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (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.
This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
Median wage in Alberta
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advertised in Alberta
- 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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