DO YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT JOB YOU ARE MARCHING INTO?

Media Music composing has been around for a long time. There is AMPLE information out there about what the job typically entails.

Here is a partial list of the realities that come in this industry:

1. Lots of risk
2. Lots of rejection
3. Lots of diplomacy
4. Lots of business acumen
5. Lots of delayed gratification
6. Lots of hardship
7. Lots of personal sacrifices
8. Lots of high pressure situations
9. Lots of demanding characters
10. Lots of long hours
11. Lots of financial investments
12. Lots of being unappreciated
13. Lots of competition
14. Lots of swimming with sharks
15. Lots of things that might seem “unfair”
16. Lots of crazy deadlines
17. Lots of crazy budgets
18. Lots of blind alleys
19. Lots of uncertainty
20. Lots of criticism

Would love to hear what else others might add to this “job description” list.

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