How to Make Money in Music – It’s Not Just a Hobby

Music is a skill from which you cannot make money unless you know HOW to make money at it. Music is a trade. If it were easy, everyone would do it. The fact remains that it is NOT easy, regardless of how much talent one has. It takes work, practice, preparation, and lessons (from instructors and from the school of hard knocks). Just like most genres of businesses, your network of people and companies is an essential part of how much work you obtain and retain. Most of us have started building our network during the high school and college years, and expand them when in the “real world.” This network of professionals is a dominant reason why I chose the universities I attended.
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