Profession singer

Singers are professional musicians, skilled in the use of their voice as a musical instrument, with different vocal ranges. They perform for live audiences and for recordings in different musical genres.

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Personality Type

  • Artistic / Enterprising

Knowledge

  • Legal environment in music

    Laws and regulations related to music creation, distribution and performance.

Skills

  • Interact with an audience

    Convey the artistic values of the art form(s). Respond to the reactions of your audience and involve them.

  • Accept feedback on artistic performance

    Accept feedback, proposed discussions and avenues of exploration about the precision of movements, rhythm, musicality, precision of the performance, interaction with peers and stage elements, areas requiring improvement. Take feedback into account to develop the potential as performer. Note the choreographers/repetiteur/dance master instructions, the instructions of other collaborators (dramaturge, performers/dancers peers, musicians, etc.) assuring being in the same page with direction team.

  • Practise singing

    Study and practise lyrics, melody, and rhythm of songs.

  • Cope with stage fright

    Deal with conditions that cause stage fright, such as time limits, the audience and stress.

  • Sing

    Use the voice to produce musical sounds, marked by tone and rhythm.

  • Participate in music studio recordings

    Take part in recording sessions in music studios.

  • Engage the audience emotionally

    Create an emotional connection with the audience through your performance. Engage the audience with sadness, humour, anger, any other emotion, or a combination thereof, and let them share your experience.

  • Memorise lines

    Memorise your role in a performance or broadcast, whether it is text, movement, or music.

  • Work independently as an artist

    Develop one's own ways of doing artistic performances, motivating oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.

  • Organise a repertoire
  • Perform live

    Perform in front of live audiences.

Optional knowledge and skills

musical theory edit recorded sound acting techniques specialise in a musical genre work within communities manage artistic project collaborate with a technical staff in artistic productions dance perform for young audiences supervise music groups work with composers improvise music act for an audience compose music perform music solo perform music in ensemble design a music show transpose music read musical score record music participate in artistic mediation activities manage artistic career play musical instruments select music for performance