There is no age limit to become a Transcription expert. The following are educational qualifications to reach high position:-
- Department of Music, SOAS, University of London offers a B.A. degree in Musicology where music transcription is taken up as one of the papers.
- University of Berkeley, California also offers a B.A. degree program in Music where music transcription is covered.
One should have good skills and good knowledge of music is prerequisite as
well as exceptional ears to be able to differentiate between different set of instruments say a piano from a guitar.
The candidates are selected on the basis of a written test.