Managing Instrumental Practice and Part-Time Employment for Music Students


  • Nur Syahirzah Mohd Khairi Scicom (MSC) Bhd., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Nur Fariesya Dayana Jaafar Pet Hero Trading, Ipoh, Malaysia
  • Sharifah Faizah Syed Mohammed Conservatory of Music, College of Creative Arts, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Shah Alam, Malaysia
  • Maryann Magdalena Linnis Conservatory of Music, College of Creative Arts, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Shah Alam, Malaysia



Part-time Work , Student-musicians, Professional Development, Student Attitudes


Student-musicians must divide time between academic commitments and practising their instruments. As a result, many may be discouraged from having part-time work as it means a lack of hours available for practice. Through a survey, this study aims to find how performance students at Universiti Teknologi MARA who worked during the term coped with their training. The findings reveal that while they can manage their time well, work is not a disadvantage and can boost their prospects. However, students may have to acquire effective practice methods, as many believe they need more than three hours of daily practice.



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How to Cite

Mohd Khairi, N. S., Jaafar, N. F. D., Syed Mohammed, S. F., & Linnis, M. M. (2022). Managing Instrumental Practice and Part-Time Employment for Music Students. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 7(SI9), 323–328.