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The musical professions - Vocabulary

Nabil has two professions: he is a musician and sound technician. There are many different types of musical professions!

Nabil en musique
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Nabil en musique

How to say it

Words are often abbreviated in the music profession:
  • Un ingé son: for "un ingénieur du son" (sound engineer).
  • Un rod’: for "un roadie" (stagehand)
  • Un zicos: for a musician

Did you know?

Being an artist is a recognised profession in France.
People who work in theatre are called "intermittents du spectacle" in French. This is a very particular status because they are only hired on short-term contracts.

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