Music - The Indian Classical School of Thought
Gone are the days when music was merely considered to be a hobby or a good
way to pass time. With the growth of the entertainment Industry, music has
become a highly respectable and lucrative career option.
First things First - What is Music?
According to the Indian Classical School of thought, Music is
compromised of 3 different arts namely
(the expression of sound vocally)
* Playing of an Instrument (the expression
of music through an Instrument)
* Dancing (The expression of music
bodily through the art of Dance)
No matter how you express it, these 3 arts are interdependent
on each other.
growth of the entertainment Industry has opened many new avenues
for those who want to seriously pursue their love for music professionally.
Career Options in the Music Industry
field of Music (Singing, Dancing and Playing of Instruments) offers many
different kinds of jobs based on a persons interest and capabilities. A
broad categorization of jobs available in the music industry include -
3. Concerts / Performances and Live Shows
4. DJ’s, VJ’s & RJ’s etc
for eg, has the choice to perform in front of a live audience
at concerts and live shows, birthday parties and religious functions
who prefer a one to one interaction can start their very own music
school where they can teach / train other aspiring singers. This
is a very lucrative career option as well.
others with a good trained voice can sing at recordings and lend
their voices as back up voices at song recordings etc.
Those who are not directly related to singing but enjoy music
all the same can become a DJ (Disc
Jockey), RJ (Radio Jockeys) and VJ (Video Jockeys).
All three deal with music. However, what differentiates them is the medium
they use to reach the audience. A VJ presents music on TV, an RJ presents
music on radio and a DJ presents music at live shows.
Pre requisites for Building a Career in Music -
field you choose, if you want to seriously pursue a career in music,
you must get professionally trained. A strong professional training
will help you to make your space in this highly competitive industry.
Make sure to train well for a good number of years to gain confidence
and go a long way in your career.
Institutions There are many
Institutions offering training in Music.
Make sure to check the course schedule before enrolling.
Contributed by - Akanksha plays the Guitar and enjoys all forms
of music. You can get in touch with her at firstname.lastname@example.org