choir master or mistress

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Who is a choir master or mistress and what do they do? The choirmaster/mistress directs and trains a choir for church or stage performance.

What are the activities of the choir master or mistress? Directs during performances, trains and rehearses such performances with the choir, provides artistic management of the choir and prepares its plans.

Where is it done and under what conditions? At concert halls and theatre and cathedrals, or large churches; requires work outside regular working hours.

What tools/equipment do they use? Musical scores, musical instruments.

What do you need to succeed? You need to have completed secondary, higher or university education with a musical focus, musical talent, ability to command respect, good communication skills.