Music is a broad field. Music provides countless opportunities for a rewarding career. On one hand there is the music industry and its allied sectors while on the other hand there is music itself. So there are lots and lots of choices for a career within music. Being into the field of music is not just about being a pop star or a popular singer. There are Music Arrangers, Music Composers, Music lawyers, Sound Engineers, Music Teachers, Music Therapists and many other professionals in this field.
Today music is one of the fastest growing industries in the whole world with a wide range of opportunities, employing millions of people.Devotion, talent, genuine interest, sincerity and willingness to work hard can guarantee a big success in the field of music. Having an inborn talent and interest in music is a wonderful gift. But making a career out of this talent, requires regular practice. One should also possess genuine love for music, a musical sense, which means a sense of time and rhythm, versatility, creative ability and also stage confidence. So, joining an institution and getting trained can be one of the first steps towards making a career in this field but employers are more interested in your musical skills, your communication skills and your personal values than they are in your specific training or qualifications.
There is no specific qualification required to enter into this field for training courses in institutes. However, to take up a academic course in this subject the basic requirement is SLC for certificate or diploma level courses and +2 or PCL for bachelor level courses and so on, which are currently being offered by Tribhuwan University under Faculty of Humanities and Social Science and Kathmandu University under Department of Music.