Do you want to pursue the music career of your dreams? Are you someone who probably won’t land a professor or orchestral gig? Consider becoming a part-time musician so that you can enjoy music and make a good living.
Working part-time as a musician can be great. You can enjoy the benefits of performing and teaching. But you don’t have to stress about your next paycheck.
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Do you want to be a professional musician? Is getting a full-time professorship or orchestral job basically out of the question? Consider some ideas to build a portfolio career!
A portfolio career is a career that involves many different gigs and income streams. It’s a great option for musicians currently in school, just out of school, or well into their career.
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Knowing where to teach private music lessons can be difficult. And choosing the wrong place will make it harder for you to get experience and grow your career. So, should you teach for a community music school or on your own?
Both options have pros and cons, but one may be better for you. Consider what you want to get out of teaching and how a specific teaching option can help you do that.
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Do you want to teach music lessons? Have you had a hard time deciding where and how to teach? Consider online and in person because neither option is always better than the other.
You should think about what you enjoy, your schedule, and where you live. Then, you can decide if you should teach online, in person, or both.
Keep reading to learn about the pros and cons of each option.
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Last week, I wrote about the benefits of freelancing. I still stand by everything I said, but I also felt the need to cover some freelancing cons. That way, you can figure out if this is the right type of work for you.
For many musicians and creatives, freelancing is one of the easiest ways to start in your career. But it can take a lot of work, especially if you want to earn a lot of money from it.
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