Under the direction of the Primary presidency, Primary music leaders and pianists have the following responsibilities:
- They plan, teach, and direct the music for sharing time, including songs that will be part of the children’s sacrament meeting presentation.
- They help with music for the nursery class and other Primary classes as requested.
- They may organize and direct a children's choir as requested.
- Members of the Primary presidency help the ward Primary music leaders and pianists understand how music contributes to Primary. The melodies, words, and messages of Primary songs can teach children the doctrines of the gospel and stay in their hearts throughout their lives.