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10 Types Of Songwriting Jobs

PianWorking as a songwriter can a be a rewarding experience, and allows you to bring a tangible offering to the people who experience your work, but it can also be a difficult road financially. Here we look at ten different jobs that can make your career as a songwriter that much more feasible.


In this recent post from MusicThinkTank, Evan Zwisler details ten different jobs for songwriters looking to make a livable career for themselves outside of just fronting a band.

"To be a composer, you’ll need a fairly solid knowledge of music theory and composition. Composing for film and television involves weaving emotion into the narrative, and that can be difficult to do well. Interning or apprenticing with someone who is already working as a composer in the industry is a good place to get your foot in the door."

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