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Singers - 27-2042.01

O*NET-SOC Description

Sing songs on stage, radio, television, or motion pictures.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Choir Member
  • Entertainer
  • Gospel Singer
  • Opera Singer
  • Singer
  • Singer Songwriter
  • Singing Messenger
  • Singing Telegram Performer
  • Tenor
  • Vocalist

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations

Tasks

  • Collaborate with a manager or agent who handles administrative details, finds work, and negotiates contracts.
  • Compose songs or create vocal arrangements.
  • Interpret or modify music, applying knowledge of harmony, melody, rhythm, and voice production to individualize presentations and maintain audience interest.
  • Learn acting, dancing, and other skills required for dramatic singing roles.
  • Make or participate in recordings.
  • Memorize musical selections and routines, or sing following printed text, musical notation, or customer instructions.
  • Observe choral leaders or prompters for cues or directions in vocal presentation.
  • Perform before live audiences, or in television, radio, or movie productions.
  • Practice singing exercises and study with vocal coaches to develop voice and skills and to rehearse for upcoming roles.
  • Research particular roles to find out more about a character, or the time and place in which a piece is set.
  • Seek out and learn new music suitable for live performance or recording.
  • Sing a cappella or with musical accompaniment.
  • Sing as a soloist or as a member of a vocal group.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Conduct research to inform art, designs, or other work.
  • Coordinate logistics for productions or events.
  • Create musical compositions, arrangements or scores.
  • Perform for recordings.
  • Perform music for the public.
  • Practice athletic or artistic skills.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Bandmaster (Army - Warrant Officer only)
  • Bandmaster (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Basic Musician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Drum Major (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Enlisted Conductor (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Instrument Repair Technician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • LDO - Bandmaster (Navy - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Member, "The Commandant's Own," U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Member, The President's Own, United States Marine Band (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician (Army - Enlisted)
  • Musician (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician, Bassoon (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician, Clarinet (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician, Electric Bass (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician, Euphonium (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician, Flute/Piccolo (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician, Guitar (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician, Horn (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician, Oboe (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician, Percussion (Drums, Timpani, Mallets) (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician, Piano (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician, Saxophone (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician, Trombone (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician, Trumpet (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Musician, Tuba/Sousaphone (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Premier Band (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Premier Band Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Premier Band Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Premier Band Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Premier Band Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Audio And Lighting Engineer (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Bagpipe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Baritone and Euphonium (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Bassoon (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Clarinet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Cornet and Trumpet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Electric Bass/String Bass (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Flute and Piccolo (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Horn (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Music Arranger (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Oboe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Percussion (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Piano (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Saxophone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Steel Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Trombone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Tuba (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Apprentice, Vocalist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Audio And Lighting Engineer (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Bagpipe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Baritone and Euphonium (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Bassoon (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Clarinet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Cornet and Trumpet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Electric Bass/string Bass (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Flute and Piccolo (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Horn (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Music Arranger (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Oboe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Percussion (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Piano (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Saxophone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Steel Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Trombone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Tuba (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Craftsman, Vocalist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Audio and Lighting Engineer (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Bagpipe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Baritone and Euphonium (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Bassoon (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Clarinet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Cornet and Trumpet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Electric Bass/String Bass (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Flute and Piccolo (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Horn (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Music Arranger (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Oboe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Percussion (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Piano (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Saxophone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Steel Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Trombone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Tuba (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Helper, Vocalist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Audio And Lighting Engineer (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Bagpipe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Baritone and Euphonium (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Bassoon (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Clarinet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Cornet and Trumpet (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Electric Bass/String Bass (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Flute and Piccolo (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Horn (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Instrumentalist, General (Air National Guard Bands) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Music Arranger (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Oboe (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Percussion (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Piano (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Saxophone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Steel Guitar (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Trombone (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Tuba (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Journeyman, Vocalist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Regional Band Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Small Ensemble Leader (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Special Band Musician (Army - Enlisted)
  • Vocalist/Entertainer (Navy - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Singer
  • Singing Messenger