Music Composers and Arrangers

Music Composers and Arrangers

Write and transcribe musical scores.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Innovation * Attention to Detail * Achievement/Effort * Persistence * Cooperation * Initiative * Independence * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Apply elements of music theory to create musical and tonal structures, including harmonies and melodies. * Determine voices, instruments, harmonic structures, rhythms, tempos, and tone balances required to achieve the effects desired in a musical composition. * Experiment with different sounds, and types and pieces of music, using synthesizers and computers as necessary to test and evaluate ideas.


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Sample Job Titles Arranger, Composer, Composer Teaching Artist, Conceptor, Copyist, Creative Director, Digital Composer, Film Composer, Jingle Writer, Music Adapter, Music Arranger, Music Composer, Music Orchestrator, Music Producer, Music Writer, Musician, Orchestrator, Record Producer, Score Composer, Song Writer, Songwriter.