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Conductors, Composers and Arrangers  (NOC 5132)

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Career Description
Conductors select and interpret musical works, and lead bands, orchestras, and choirs. Composers write and create music in such forms as songs, movie scores, operas and symphonies. Arrangers adapt and modify musical compositions to convey desired themes.

Examples of Titles
Arranger
Choir Director
Composer
Conductor
Lyricist
Music Adapter
Musical Director
Orchestrator
Songwriter

Sources
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.

The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.

Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.

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