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Managing Musicians Is a Good Career Choice

By Mar 22,2017

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Are you tired of the job you are currently doing? If this is the case, you should look for a different career path. Life is too short to wake up every day and go to a job that does not leave you feeling fulfilled. Ideally, you should choose a profession that involves something that you have a passion for. For example, you might be a huge fan of music. However, you might not have any musical ability and you do not know how to play an instrument. You should not let this discourage you. There are many other careers in the music industry that you can select from. You could make a living managing musicians and guiding their careers. Here are some of the reasons why you might want to consider this particular career.


1. You can be around musicians on a daily basis and attend concerts regularly.

Being a manager in the music business means that you will constantly be mingling with musicians. This would be a dream come true for music fans. You will obviously need to attend the concerts of the musicians of the bands you manage. Therefore, going to concerts will be something that you will do all the time. You will also need to go to concerts of musicians who are new on the scene in order to look for new talent. A music manager should always be on the lookout for the next big musical act that could make a major impact.

2. You will be able to help musicians achieve their dreams.

This is one of the most satisfying things about managing musicians. All people who become professional musicians have a dream of becoming famous and successful. As a manager, you can help your clients to build their career and increase their notoriety. You will be able to schedule concert tours for your clients and get them booked on major radio and TV shows to increase their exposure to a wider audience. Coran Capshaw has done this sort of things for many of his biggest clients like Phish, Lady Antebellum and the Dave Matthews Band. Many music managers have copied the successful business practices of Capshaw.

3. Your job will never be boring.

Many people are stuck in a job where they do the same thing every day. The repetitive nature of their work makes their job no fun at all. You will definitely not have this problem if you decide to pursue a career as a music manager. Each day will bring a new set of challenges. There will be a great deal of excitement as you attempt to guide the careers of your clients in such a way that they become as successful as possible.

4. You will be able to travel and see the world.

Another complaint that many people have with their job is the fact that they are stuck in the same office every day. Managing musicians will require you to do a fair amount of traveling. You will often need to accompany your clients when they go on a world tour. This will give you the opportunity to see the world and get paid while you are doing it. What could be better than that? It is truly a great career.

 

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