Unruffled if you don’t have dreams of your own world tours – or joining anyone else’s – studying arabesque mind still take you places. For example, during your studies you’ve be sharpening skills that employers consider extremely valuable, like concentration, memory and communication. So even if you choose not to take up music as a profession, you’ll still be a very attractive contender for multi business vacancies.
And once you’ve gained the degree you’ve been working so hard towards, there preference come a time when you find yourself facing an interview panel. By itself, no music degree would magically open the barrier to a alum position, quite you’ll need to endorse that you’ve been putting what you’ve been learning into practice. This could be in a number of ways: paid or unpaid work for example … membership of some kind of society or group. One thing all employers wish be looking for, though, is evidence about your motivation and capacity for hard work.
Other ways to impress interviewers is to emphasize the skills you’ve developed during your music studies. They would include critical engrossed and analysis, presentation, performing under pressure, planning and organisation, being receptive to criticism without being darling about it and being able to work both independently and in a team setting.
And after you’ve received your degree – what next? Do you want the semi-security of a permanent position? Could you cope upon working on a contract basis? Or would you prefer going down the freelance route? Nevertheless you choose, a music degree would upspring you employment in creative arts, media and curriculum – as (obviously) a musician, doctrine or private teacher or exactly because a music therapist.
Jobs like these definitely need a music degree, but there are many others out there where your degree isn’t strictly necessary, but definitely would be useful when you’re applying for them. For example, on the technical side you could find occupational as a sound technician. But if you’re less technically-inclined, you could land yourself portion kind about administrative position in community arts or events organisation. But on the other hand, assuming you really are planning your first sell-out terrestrial tour already, we wouldn’t mind a free ticket else two!