Today is World Music Day. A day that celebrates Music globally. There are numerous ways to celebrate this special day but the best one being able to learn it effectively and dedicatedly to make a sound career. Note down these tips to know how you can make a flourishing career in the music sector and why should join a class now to learn music professionally!
- Don’t leave everything for it
Loving music or being able to sing or play an instrument doesn’t mean that you should leave everything and just do that. Instead keep on doing what you are doing at present. Like may be studying, doing a job etc. Don’t just hush up and head to Mumbai to make a career into it. It is a long way and you need to take step by step approach in it. The first one being a great music class or a teacher.
- Choose the right class
When you know that you want to make a career in the Music Industry, you must find out the right class or music school. A teacher who will teach you all the aspects of the kind of music you decide to learn and also the way ahead professionally. If you have other personal responsibilities in life, you can pursue music on the weekends or after your work hours during weekdays. Never let the spirit in you die. Always be enthusiastic about going and attending your music class. This energy will take you a long way.
- What you want to be?
Always know what you wish to be. In a music industry, there are numerous people. Some sing, some play, some are writers, and some are chorus singers and so on. Always know what you are best at and then begin. There are others too who only wish to do stage shows because they believe they are good performers. So, always knowing your strength is vital. You can also decide to create your own label or a band. Know about your long term goal and then begin the journey.
- Keep learning and innovating
Once you start learning music, after a few years start making something of your own. Start improvising every day. This will make you realise your mistakes, goodness and also what you are best at. Learn to improve your skill and be a master at it before hitting the big city to meet the big B’s of the music field. You must be completely prepared before you showcase your talent to the world.
- Have knowledge about Music copyright laws too
You work hard all day and night to make great music and showcase it to the world but think if someone copies it? Obviously no one wants that to happen! Always know about copyright laws in the music industry. The laws may vary from case to case but majorly remain the same. Consult a good lawyer for this to understand completely. Always protect your creations from cheaters and copycats in this huge digital era.
- Building connection is imperative too
Never believe that just the talent will take you to the top. Many people have immense talent but they fail because of lack of contacts and ability to be able to reach out to the right people in the music industry. Promote yourself right. Find out contacts and people who can help you reach there and meet the right people. Make great music and market it at the right place to the right people. Keep improving as a singer, rapper, and chorus artist, or whatever you do. Never stop practising. It will take you a long way.
- Sound quality matters
Always consult a good sound expert before recording anything or showcasing your singing skills to anyone. You might think it is perfect but from a sound expert’s angle, it may not be of a great quality. So, always recheck after recording.
- Go online, be social
If you really want to make a career into the music world, you will have to go and be social. By social, here i mean going online and connecting with people. Hundreds of talented people like you daily connect with people from the same field and find great work opportunities. Develop your website. It may involve little investment at the start but once done, you are almost set to market your work as a singer or anything else. When people search for any artist online, nowadays the first thing that they seek is the artist’s website. So, having one will definitely help in umpteen ways. You can then share your videos, SoundCloud links etc on your website and make it public for people to view.
- Many hands make the work right!
If you are in the music industry, it is always better to have a few people in your team. So, if you are busy with gigs and other projects, they can handle other things like media, promotions, deals etc. Taking full control of everything might get very chaotic and troublesome for you. Relax and learn to delegate work to the right people in your team. Choose and get some happy and energetic people to be your Managers, Coordinators, Marketing guy, Studio person, Photographer etc.
So, making a career in Music might getter much easier with these tips. Never forget that the rising competition amongst the singers, composers, writers etc is making this industry even bigger and difficult but the right talent with the right connects and approach always wins the race. Keep moving and working hard towards your goal. There are hundreds and thousands of people who have the same dream like you but only the true fighter wins and makes it to the top. Music is not just a profession, it’s a passion. To make it big each time, keep innovating with tunes and words and there will be magical song coming out each time you sing or compose!
Happy world Music Day!