Careers in Culture – Careers in Music and Sound Recording

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If you are into music and you can’t stop dreaming about making your life in the music and sound recording industry, then a world of opportunity awaits you. People around the globe continue to turn to music as a primary entertainment source. As new music recording and broadcasting technologies emerge, so do simple and inexpensive methods of distribution and marketing. Combining your musical interests with other competencies, such as skills in computer science or business, means you have a wealth of career options. Of course, the old values of hard work and determination are just as relevant as ever.

Now Hear This! Careers in Music and Sound Recording is part of a series of resources to help you research, plan and achieve your cultural career goals. The series was developed by the Cultural Human Resources Council (CHRC), a national not for profit organization that represents artists and arts organizations across Canada, in consultation with writers and those working in the music and sound recording industry. Explore CHRC’s website to learn more about other careers in culture.