Supervise musicians


Guide musicians during rehearsals, live performances or studio recording sessions.

Alternative labels

manage musicians
supervising musicians
oversee musicians
direct musicians
guide musicians

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Supervise musicians is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Music director: Music directors lead musical groups such as orchestras and bands during live performances or recording sessions. They organise the music and composition, coordinate the playing musicians and record the performance. Music directors are professionals working in diverse places such as the film industry, music videos, radio stations, musical ensembles or schools.
Choirmaster/choirmistress: Choirmasters/choirmistresses manage various aspects of the vocal, and sometimes instrumental, performances of musical groups, such as choirs, ensembles, or glee clubs.

Optional skill

Supervise musicians is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Music arranger: Music arrangers create arrangements for music after its creation by a composer. They interpret, adapt or rework a composition for other instruments or voices, or to another style. Music arrangers are experts in instruments and orchestration, harmony, polyphony and composition techniques.
Composer: Composers create new music pieces in a variety of styles. They usually note down the created music in musical notation. Composers may work independently or as part of a group or ensemble. Many create pieces to support film, television, games or live performances.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022