Instrumental Musician, String Instrument


Veena player



Sarangi Player

Sarod Player

Violinist /Bass Player


Minimum10thstandard pass and above

Will be updated

The tasks an Instrumental Musician, String Instrument is expected to perform include:Playing musical string instruments of Indian or Western origin by movement of fingers or bow on strings

Ability to study different laws and principles of melodies, harmonies and other scientific aspects of music and transcribes songs in to musical notations

Proficient in rehearsing music on musical stringed instruments

Ability to tunes instrument to required pitch and harmony with other instruments

Ability to play singly or in accompaniment with other singers or musicians as member of orchestra, by set movements of fingers or bow on strings

Basic knowledge of composing own music or invent own instrument to produce special effects

Training in

Performing Arts

Excellent communication skills

Creative skills

Interpersonal skills

Planning skills

Problem solving skills


Marketing skills


Aficionado of music and singing

Lot of patience

Highly developed musical sensibility and rhythm

Team spirit

It is not a desk job

Work from home option is available

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Travelling is part of the job

Need not handle a team

Working hours

Working hours are 8/9 hours everyday for 6 days a week. This may vary from company to company

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system maybe applicable

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards include fatigue, body ache, stress, strain on eyes, etc.

For freshers - INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per month

For candidates with 2-3 years of experience or more- INR 25,000 to INR 60,000 per month or INR 15,000 to INR 20,000 per recording

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Media & Entertainment Sector in India

The current employment across Media & Entertainment sector is estimated to be over 1 million persons (in terms of direct employment only).The Private Final Consumption Expenditure (PFCE) on Entertainment17 has grown at a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12.5% between 2000 and 2008. It is expected that the PFCE on Entertainment would grow at a CAGR of 13% to 14% between 2008 and 202218. Accordingly, it is expected that the industry would continue to record growth rates between 13% and 14% till 2013. Furthermore, on a long term basis, we expect that the Media and Entertainmentindustry to grow at a CAGR of about 12% to 13% between 2008 and 2022.

Keeping in mind the current employment, and the expected growth in different segments in theindustry, we project that the total employment in the Media andEntertainment industry would increase from about 1 to 1.1 million persons in 2008 to about 4 to 4.1 million persons in 2022, an incremental human resourcerequirement of about 3 million persons.


Film and Television Industry

Radio and Broadcasting Industry

Music Companies across India

Schools across India

Cities across India

Willl be updated

Government College of Dance & Music

Faculty of Arts in University of Mysore

Sangeet Natak Academy

Gandharva Mahavidyalaya

Suresh Wadkar's Ajivasan Music Academy

Divya Music


Ganga Trust

Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music NCTPL


Hindu University, Department of Instrumental Music