Profession répétiteur

Répétiteurs accompany performers, usually singers, following the instructions of musical conductors in directing rehearsals and guiding the artists in the rehearsal process.

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Personality Type


  • Musical theory

    The body of interrelated concepts that constitutes the theoretical background of music.

  • Intellectual property law

    The regulations that govern the set of rights protecting products of the intellect from unlawful infringement.

  • Music literature

    Literature about music theory, specific music styles, periods, composers or musicians, or specific pieces. This includes a variety of materials such as magazines, journals, books and academic literature.

  • Labour legislation

    Legislation, on a national or international level, that governs labour conditions in various fields between labour parties such as the government, employees, employers, and trade unions.


  • Select music for training

    Select suitable music for exercise to help performers achieve an artistic goal, in dance, singing, or other musical pursuits.

  • Read musical score

    Read the musical score during rehearsal and live performance.

  • Write musical scores

    Write musical scores for orchestras, ensembles or individual instrumentalists using knowledge of music theory and history. Apply instrumental and vocal capabilities.

  • Play musical instruments

    Manipulate purpose-built or improvised instruments to produce musical sounds.

  • Promote yourself

    Market one's own strengths in terms of skills and knowledge.

  • Manage personal professional development

    Take responsibility for lifelong learning and continuous professional development. Engage in learning to support and update professional competence. Identify priority areas for professional development based on reflection about own practice and through contact with peers and stakeholders.

  • Develop a coaching style

    Develop a style for coaching individuals or groups that ensures all participants are at ease, and are able to acquire the necessary skills and competences provided in the coaching in a positive and productive manner.

  • Study music

    Study original pieces of music to get well acquainted with music theory and history.

  • Prepare rehearsals

    Decide on the content of a rehearsal. Immerse yourself in the choreographic material and other components of the work. Assemble the necessary technical and material resources and help to set up the rehearsal space.

  • Perform musical improvisations in therapy

    Improvise music as a reaction to what the patient is communicating, in order to enhance the individual nature of the relationship between therapist and patient. Improvise instrumentally, vocally, or physically to meet client's therapeutic needs.

  • Work with respect for own safety

    Apply the safety rules according to training and instruction and based on a solid understanding of the prevention measures and risks to your own personal health and safety.

  • Guide performers' training sessions

    Organise performance training by determining its goals. Supervise the performers' training.

  • Read scripts

    Read a playbook or film script, not only as literature, but identifying, actions, emotional states, evolution of characters, situations, different sets and locations, etc.

  • Work with broad variety of personalities

    Be flexible and work with a broad mix of personalities.

  • Participate in music studio recordings

    Take part in recording sessions in music studios.

  • Maintain safe working conditions in performing arts

    Verify the technical aspects of your workspace, costumes, props, etc. Eliminate potential hazards in your work space or performance. Intervene actively in cases of accidents or illness.

  • Manage artistic career

    Present yourself and your artistic approach. Position your work in target markets. Promote and market yourself and your oeuvre.

  • Transpose music

    Transposing music into an alternate key while keeping the original tone structure.

  • Analyse score

    Analysing the score, form, themes and structure of a piece of music.

Optional knowledge and skills

analyse a script perform music solo record music show intercultural awareness perform music in ensemble prompt performers work in an international environment follow time cues manage prompt book manage artistic project

Source: Sisyphus ODB