A musician is a person who Composer, Conducting, or Performing arts music.
According to the United States Employment Service, "musician" is a general Terminology used to designate one who follows music as a profession. Musicians include who write both music and lyrics for songs, Conducting who direct a musical performance, or performers who perform for an audience. A music performer is generally either a singer who provides singing or an instrumentalist who plays a musical instrument. Musicians may perform on their own or as part of a Musical ensemble. Musicians specialize in a musical style, and some musicians play in a variety of different styles depending on cultures and background. A musician who records and Music release can be known as a recording artist.
A composer is a musician who creates musical compositions. The title is principally used for those who write classical music
or film music
. Those who write the music for popular songs may be called songwriters
(Those who mainly write the words for songs may be referred to as
A conductor directs a musical performance; conducting has been defined as "the art of directing the simultaneous performance of several players or singers by the use of gesture." The conductor stands on a raised podium and communicates with the musicians through hand gestures or eye contact.
Examples of performers include, but are not limited to, instrumentalists and singers who perform for an audience. A musician can perform as a solo music
or as a Musical ensemble
(e.g. an orchestra
, a choir
or a Popular music
Health problems of musicians
Lists of musicians
List of online music databases
List of highest-certified music artists in the United States