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Musician

Kaiwhakatangitangi

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Musicians write, arrange, conduct, and perform musical compositions.

Pay

Pay rates for musicians vary depending on their ability, how often they work, and what type of music they play.

Source: Big Foot Music Education, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting work as a musician are poor because the music industry in New Zealand is small, and few full-time jobs are available.
Ciaran McMeeken and his band perform to a crowd

Musicians perform in public places like bars, concert halls, and clubs

Last updated 26 February 2018