The Australian Guide to Careers in Music has been produced with the support of the Australian Music Council. Provides a comprehensive guide to careers in music, covering over 150 job classifications that contribute to the production or dissemination of music. Assists the reader to understand the range of career choices and their implications, and to find a direction that fits his or her abilities and interests. Covers jobs in composition, performance, audio production, instrument making, broadcasting, management, law, publishing, record companies, retail, wholesale, teaching, arts administration, information services and music therapy. Within each job category the guide describes: A description of the work involved; An analysis of the skills, both professional and personal, required to do the job well; An indication of the employment or business prospects; An outline of formal and informal training requirements. Includes section on essential skills for musicians and music industry personnel. Lists Australian universities, TAFE and private music courses relevant to different areas of music employment and business..