Explore Careers - Job Market Report
This unit group includes musicians, singers and teachers of vocal and instrumental music. Musicians and singers perform with orchestras, choirs, opera companies and popular bands in establishments such as concert halls, lounges and theatres and in film, television and recording studios. Music teachers teach in conservatories, academies and private homes.
accompanist, church organist, guitar player, instrumentalist, music teacher – musicians, musician, opera singer, percussionist, recording artist, rock singer, singer, vocalist.
- Musicians play one or more instruments as soloists or as members of a musical group before audiences or for recording purposes.
- Singers sing musical arrangements as soloists or as members of vocal groups before audiences or for recording purposes.
- Teachers of music or voice teach technique, interpretation and music theory to students through private or group lessons.
Musicians and singers usually specialize in specific types of music such as classical, country, ethnic, jazz, opera or popular music.
Outlook & Prospects for Musicians and Singers in Lanaudière Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Lanaudière region are expected to be fair for this occupation.
Local Labour Market News
Week of Apr 15 – Apr 19, 2013
- The Repentigny arena is being renovated thanks to an investment of over $7M. Benches and new lighting will be installed and the exterior of the building will be redone. A goalkeepers school, restaurants and a gym will be part of the facility. (available in French only)
Week of Jan 21 – Jan 25, 2013
- The Joliette art museum will be renovated and expanded at a cost of $10M (available in French only)
Week of Dec 17 – Dec 21, 2012
- The Manawan Aboriginal reserve is investing $1.7M in the construction of a sports and cultural centre; it is scheduled to open in December 2013, which will include an ice surface as well as bleachers that can accommodate up to 400 spectators. (available in French only)
Week of Dec 10 – Dec 14, 2012
- The Ville de Joliette will invest $5M in 2013 to renovate the Marcel-Bonin sport centre and to increase its capacity to 1,200 seats (available in French only)
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