Music is considered as part of the tradition of a country. Though there are many
forms of music, few are more popularized. Fortunately, many schools are introducing
certain courses in music and musical instrumental playing to the student right from
the primary schooling. The deep interest over music is desired to join the stream.
The capability to catch up the timing and rhythm is the main criteria for the discipline.
Courses offered and the eligibility:
Learning shall be started at any age. Few people start learning from the very young
age, privately. But those who wish to possess a certificate must have certain education
qualification and age limit, specified by the institute.
Many universities offer the following courses
- Certificate in Music : passing in 7th and few colleges require passing in 10th or
- Diploma in Music: Passing in certificate course in music or equivalent
- Post Graduate Diploma in Music: passing in diploma in music or equivalent
- B.A. in Music: a diploma in music or passing in 10+2
- M.A. in Music : graduation in music
- M.Phil. in Music: post graduation in music
- Ph.D. in Music: post graduation in music
The courses are offered by many institutes in both instrumental and vocal, in different
styles of both classical and western music. Those who wish to take part in any of
the program may follow the admission notifications. Few universities also offer
distance learning programs. Students have to undergo practical and theoretical tests
at the end of the program.
Scope of the placement and the payment:
The following are the areas which provide the musicians a great scope of placements.
Every school started realizing that extra-curricular activities help the healthy
growth of the kids. Thus, a music teacher is a mandatory requirement for the schools.
A Government music teacher is paid equal payment as any other subject teacher. Even
in most of the private schools, the payment is equal to the other subject teachers.
Besides, many people prefer to learn individually paying high. NET exam enables
one to attain lectureship.
In the mass media, play back singing is the popular opportunity. Apart from that,
Music Direction and Track Singing or chorus singing are the other opportunities
for singers. Instrumental players have great demand in film industry. The Tele industry
also has the same kind of opportunities. Advertising field and radios too provides
a great scope to the enthusiastic music artists.
Music companies compose albums. They encourage the experiments of the new comers
as well as the renowned. Many hotels feel proud to conduct the concerts of reputed
singers and instrumental players. Even in the parties and weddings, people prefer
to arrange an orchestra.
The payment in mass media may be flexible, based on the opportunities. Yet, hard
work never keeps one down which is proved by many earning in six digits and stabilized
in the field.
Even for those who are not trained but blessed with musical sense, the contests
conducted by televisions and by different organizations are providing equal chance
to exhibit the talent along with the learnt and certified.
Singers are to update regularly with different styles of singing. They ought to
have consciousness of throat and respiratory related precautions. Instrumental players
are to update with the technological advancements and cope with the contemporary
For the dedicated music lovers, it is a great choice of the career and satisfies
both the soul and pocket.