The music industry is constantly changing and developing. If you are passionate about music and have a good understanding of the industry, there are excellent career opportunities.
Talent is a bonus in this industry. Employers also like people who are passionate about music, enthusiastic to learn more, able to adapt to changes in the industry and able to work super hard in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. It’s who you know so networking is essential!
Guest speakers from universities and industry visit our students to inspire them to achieve their full potential. You could gain additional qualifications to enhance your employability skills. Last year our students performed in local legendary venues The Studio and The Clippy Club.
pass rate in Music.*
*Pearson BTEC College of the Year 2019
What are the career prospects like? There will be 16,350 music and culture jobs in 2024 (NE).
Careers could include: Musican, Producer, Audio Engineer, Promotion Manager or Music Therapist.
There are 501 Musicians employed in our local region and they earn £37,482 a year.
TV, video and audio engineers service and repair domestic television, video and audio appliances.
175 people employed as TV, Video and Audio Engineers in the current year.
Arts officers, producers and directors assume creative, financial and organisational responsibilities in the production and direction of television and radio programmes, films, stage presentations, content for other media, and the promotion and exhibition of other creative activities.
648 people employed as Arts Officers, Producers and Directors in the current year.
Musicians write, arrange, orchestrate, conduct and perform musical compositions.
604 people employed as Musicians in the current year.