If someone is toch yud beis chodesh in aveilus for their parent and their job brings them in to situations where they will hear music, even live music, what should they do? For example, they’re a nanny or special needs shadow for a child whose family will be taking the child to a concert over chol hamoed. What should they do?
You are allowed to go to your job even though it wll mean that you will hear the music, as you are not doing it for pleasure. However you should do the best you can not to enjoy the music.