Many people dream about breaking into
the music industry. The idea of making a living by playing music, possibly with
fame and fortune, is something that has appealed to most people at some point in
their life.

Unfortunately, those who do put in the
time and effort to learn how to play music eventually find out how difficult it
is. The music industry can be very tough; offering a great deal of reward for
those who manage to achieve popularity but stark little for those that do not.

Here we will look at 8 essentials any aspiring musician must consider if they are hoping to create a long and lucrative music career.

Academic music career presents lots of opportunities. One of them is being able to grow as you help others grow. You can rarely find great performers and especially music teachers. If you haven’t yet made up your mind about pursuing a career in academic music, allow us to highlight the pros and cons of this occupational path.