A vast difference exists between carrying out music as a hobby and taking it as a career option. There are wrong conceptions regarding the career in music, Comparing musical career with other conventional jobs is one such error amongst the existing conventional flaws. Due to the wrong notions and ambiguities in pathway of establishing a musical career, most of the individuals fail to pursue the musical career and switch over to some other job. In order to prosper in the career one must learn to wait for the right opportunity which can give a leap to his career
Quick money making is not an easy task in music
There are ways to earn money in the musical career making quick money and achieving high respect in just few days something which is not possible. This is because musical career is different from other career options. ‘Practise makes the man perfect’ rightly fits in for the journey of the musical career. With the passage of time, in musical career the individual learns to make money by different ways, for supporting his livelihood. But most of the individuals take the decision of changing the career option in order to make quick money. They have to pay for this decision later when they realise their mistake of not using their potential of making their hobby a career option. This results in frustration which deviates them from the job they are pursuing. Thus before taking a decision of switching over to some other job, one must judge his potential of becoming a good musician and should have patience in them.
Business in music
The music industry teaches to make money provided the individuals are able to identify and learn the business tactics. He needs to identify his demand and should care about popularising his talents amongst the mass. He needs to build in good contacts which help in carrying out business in the music industry.