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
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.
You can rarely find great performers and especially musicteachers. 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.
The Pros of a Academic Music Career
Teaching music can be a satisfying activity particularly when your students gradually improve under your guidance. Some of your ex-students might become music teachers or professional musicians. Students do everything they can to learn from their favorite teachers. Parents push their kids to hone their talent while managers expect the teachers to produce the next prodigy. Nonetheless, there is more to that when it comes to academic music. Young musicians are fragile roots that require tutors with special skills to help them grow stronger. (more…)
Pros and Cons to a Career in Academic Music was last modified: July 27th, 2018 by Nicole Lewis
Here’s a tip to help you get started on your action plan. Set a goal for yourself in terms of committing to a specific number of events that you will attend. Find the places where songwriting workshops are held and sign up. Find out where and when seminars about the craft of songwriting are being held, and sign up for those. Make commitments to your craft and stick to them.