Alright, alright. Today, I am going to be sharing a day in the life of a professional musician. While I am not a professional musician yet, it is a goal that I am working towards. I want to share what I am doing to reach those goals.
Every day is different, and this is just one example of how I spend my days. For this post, I’m going to share a bit of my Mondays. Mondays don’t have to suck! Continue reading “Day in the Life of a Musician”
Music school keeps you busy, but sometimes you have to work. Financially, you might not be able to afford to not work. The best jobs for music school students are flexible and understanding of your busy schedule.
I have had multiple different jobs while in music school, and I can say I’m happy to work while a music student. I’m not one of those people who can live music from morning until night. I need a break, and a part time job is a great outlet for me. Continue reading “Jobs for Music School Students”
Recently, I started my first semester of my masters degree in music. One of my classes this semester is called Music Analysis for Performers, and we had an interesting discussion regarding our decision to pursue a music career.
That class and discussion got me thinking about why I am where I am. Why did I leave my full time job to pursue a masters in music? What do I want out of this experience? Continue reading “Why Music?”
Am I a workaholic? Yes I am. Now, I’m going to tell you about how I realized I am a workaholic and how I am dealing with it.
Workaholism is not *always* a bad thing, but it can get out of hand. I have let myself work too much, and I have faced negative consequences from it.
I also believe that being a workaholic is normal. Especially in music or any creative field. Musicians do what they do because they love it. There’s no shame in loving what you do, but you do have to know your own limits. Continue reading “Am I a Workaholic?”
While no musician wants to look for a day job, sometimes it is necessary to pay the bills. I have worked a day job for over a year now, and I believe there are some day jobs for musicians that are better than others.
Whether you find a job in music education or a field unrelated to music, there are some qualities that you want to look for in a day job. In this post, I am going to share what I looked for when finding a day job. I’m also going to include some specific examples of day jobs for musicians. Continue reading “The Best Day Jobs for Musicians”