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Is Professional Singing a good Career option?

Career in Professional Singing

I am very curious about a Career in Professional Singing. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Professional Singing, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Professional Singing. While I was searching for reliable information about a Career in Professional Singing, I came across this amazing page: 

Vivek Badoni's professional point of view!

With 6 years & 11 months of professional experience, Vivek Badoni understands Professional Singing. Vivek Badoni has worked in Professional Singing as Singer in Independent Practice. In Vivek Badoni's own words, this is how Vivek Badoni got into Professional Singing: "After doing my B Tech from Tulas Institute Dehradun, I worked with HCL and did freelancing as a Web Designer in various assignments. I was always inclined towards music and joined Bhairavas, a Musical Band in 2012. I am also working on a project titled Maathu Re Dreamhouse which is an Urban Folk Independent Music initiative." I wanted to know more about Vivek Badoni and found this profile: 

Career Video on Professional Singing

In a video, Vivek Badoni has talked about various aspects of a Career in Professional Singing. Vivek Badoni started by explaining Professional Singing as: "Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques. A person who sings is called a singer or vocalist." It was an amazing video with great information.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Professional Singing and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Professional Singing. Vivek Badoni touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Classical Music
  • Voice Culture
  • Music Instruments
  • Forms of Music

Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Vivek Badoni then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Professional Singing:

  • Emotions
  • Focus & Practice
  • Presentation Skills
  • Coordination
  • Pronunciation
  • Listening

Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Vivek Badoni believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Professional Singing:

  • Expression
  • Satisfaction
  • Recognition & Respect
  • Continuous Learning

After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Vivek Badoni believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Professional Singing:

  • Personal Challenges
  • Ambience
  • Social Challenges

In the final section of the video Vivek Badoni talks about How a day goes in a Career in Professional Singing. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Professional Singing, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: 

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I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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Having gained so much from a professional perspective on a Career in Professional Singing, I wanted to learn about other Careers on LifePage. Every Career Platform in the world talks about How to get into a Career and LifePage starts first with Why you should choose a particular Career. It is an incredible platform focussed on the right topic. Do have a look at: