What Qualifications Do You Need To Be A Professional Musician? & Resume Needed?

What Qualifications Do You Need To Be A Professional Musician? & Resume Needed?

If you’re on your path to becoming a professional musician, chances as you’re eager to figure out your next steps. When people are looking for jobs, often the first place they look is qualifications – what schooling, skills, and/or experience they need to get into their chosen field. For reasons you’re about to discover, the…

Professional Musician Practice Routine, When & How Much Is Needed?

Professional Musician Practice Routine, When & How Much Is Needed?

As a musician with some experience (it could be five years, 10 years, 15 years or more), you’ve probably got a good handle on how much practice you need to put in before your various commitments (live performances, recording sessions, session gigs, etc.). Of course, at times it’s easy to get lazy. And, depending on…

Becoming A Professional Musician Later In Life, Is It Possible?

Becoming A Professional Musician Later In Life, Is It Possible?

Many of those entering their 30s, 40s, 50s and even 60s will look ahead and wonder whether it’s still worth pursuing their passion, even if it’s something they’ve never attempted in their life. Young people are generally preoccupied with getting their educational credentials and finding a career they can sink their teeth into. As many…

How Much Do Pianists Make? Professional Concert, Classical & Church Piano Players Considered

How Much Do Pianists Make? Professional Concert, Classical & Church Piano Players Considered

Pianists have been populating concert halls, churches, bars, hotel lobbies and other performance venues for decades. If you’ve seen a pianist performing, and thought to yourself, “I could do that, I wonder how much it pays…” you are in luck. In this guide, we’ll discuss what pianists are making on a variety of gigs you…

Professional Musician Hourly Rates; What You Can Expect To Charge

Professional Musician Hourly Rates; What You Can Expect To Charge

So, you’re a professional musician. As many a musician has pointed out, that can mean different things to different people. It could mean that you’re getting paid for your services. It could mean that you make a full-time living on your music. And, it could even mean that you’re signed to a label and are…

7 Best Bass Clarinets 2021; For Students, Intermediates & Professionals

7 Best Bass Clarinets 2021; For Students, Intermediates & Professionals

Looking for a bass clarinet? You’ve come to the right place. In this guide, we’ll look at seven of the best bass clarinets for students, intermediates and professionals. If you’re ready to dig in, let’s get right to it. Best Bass Clarinets For Students At the beginner or student level, the most important factor tends…

How To Become A Musician – From Beginner To Professional

How To Become A Musician – From Beginner To Professional

There’s something glamorous about being a musician, isn’t there? Yet the road to fame and fortune is rarely easy, and if you aren’t prepared for what’s ahead, you could easily get knocked off course. Perseverance is important, but it’s not just about that – it’s also about knowing what steps to take to get to…