Every day, students voice their frustrations and difficulties because they struggle to have the audio and music career they’ve been dreaming about their entire lives. In a difficult industry, many don’t know ‘how’ or ‘what’ to do. It is first important to gain an accurate vision about what it really takes to develop a stable, lasting and successful career in music and audio technology. It all starts with a dedication and commitment to take your creative passion to the next level.
Here are some tips to get started building your audio career: Get your name out there by networking with the right people and making connections. Gain valuable experience in the field with an internship and educational training by earning your degree. Most importantly practice your skillset on a daily basis and always be learning more. Audio technology is constantly changing and improving, so keeping up to date is valuable.
Potential job opportunities include music production, A&R Coordinator, record producer, smartphone music composition, recording engineers, and much more. Broadcast and sound engineering technicians typically work indoors in radio, television, movie, or recording studios. However, some work outdoors in all types of conditions to broadcast news and other programs. Audio and video technicians also set up audiovisual systems in offices, schools, government agencies, hospitals, and homes.*