From a PBS thing I saw the other night, apparently even Juilliard credentials turn out to be mostly a labor of love. Ridiculously small chances of getting full-time employment in the industry and probably not even part-time at the performance level. Maybe private teaching.
At 02:35 PM 7/3/2013, Bob Hansen wrote: >You're kidding right? Each of us here must know a few dozen people. >I don't recall very many of those dozens playing instruments., >According to your numbers music stores would be viable. The sad >reality is that they are a labor of love by the owner(s). >Although, a labor of love is certainly not sad, but I when they close it is. > >My statement stands. Music is as rare as mathematics. > >Bob Hansen > >On Jul 3, 2013, at 2:21 PM, Joe Niederberger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > > Of course they do, that's obvious. You'll have to state *your* > peculiar standards to make some twisted case that it ain't so.