|Overview:||Compose music for orchestra, choral group, or band.|
|Degree(s):||A.A.S. Music Production
|Job Outlook:||Employment of composer is expected to grow as fast as average through 2018. Competition in the music business is very tough and many opportunities will arise as people leave the business for other occupations. Best opportunities are in religious music.|
|Education Level:||Typically, a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college (some are 5 years) is required to be considered for this occupation.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreementswith other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.