Musician

Musician

Overview
A musician is an artist
Artist
An artist is a person engaged in one or more of any of a broad spectrum of activities related to creating art, practicing the arts and/or demonstrating an art. The common usage in both everyday speech and academic discourse is a practitioner in the visual arts only...

who plays a musical instrument. It may or may not be the person's profession. Musicians can be classified by their roles in performing music and writing music.
Discussion
Ask a question about 'Musician'
Start a new discussion about 'Musician'
Answer questions from other users
Full Discussion Forum
 
Recent Discussions
Encyclopedia
A musician is an artist
Artist
An artist is a person engaged in one or more of any of a broad spectrum of activities related to creating art, practicing the arts and/or demonstrating an art. The common usage in both everyday speech and academic discourse is a practitioner in the visual arts only...

who plays a musical instrument. It may or may not be the person's profession. Musicians can be classified by their roles in performing music and writing music.

Also....
  • A person who makes music a profession.
  • Anyone, professional or not, who is skilled in making music or performing music creatively.
  • One who composes, conducts, or performs music, especially instrumental music.