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Re: When do you become professional?
      08/11/11 12:44 PM
Quote TheChorltonWheelie:

Quote Guy7:

At what point do you become a professional musician?




In today's climate I think the question should be "At what point do you go from being a professional musician to an amateur?", on the basis that there are a great deal of highly-skilled people that can no longer make a living from music: does that mean they're no longer a "professional"?




There's a difference from a self-employed person being inbetween jobs (musican, actor, plasterer, bricklayer, etc) or someone who derives their main income from something else and occasionally gets paid as a contractor.

So a musician who makes their primary income working in Tesco, but does get the occasional well paid gig, is not a professional musician, but a professional supermarket worker with a side income.

What does the person spend MOST of their time doing for the money they need?

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* When do you become professional? Guy7 04/11/11 09:40 PM
. * Re: When do you become professional? balvenie   10/11/11 08:34 PM
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. * Re: When do you become professional? Folderol   08/11/11 08:48 PM
. * Re: When do you become professional? Ian Hamilton   08/11/11 02:39 PM
. * Re: When do you become professional? TheChorltonWheelie   08/11/11 09:39 AM
. * Re: When do you become professional? GlynB   08/11/11 12:44 PM
. * Re: When do you become professional? ef37a   08/11/11 02:07 PM
. * Re: When do you become professional? valves4ever   07/11/11 03:52 PM
. * Re: When do you become professional? Paul Farrer   07/11/11 03:32 PM
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. * Re: When do you become professional? Folderol   06/11/11 11:18 PM
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