I disagree. Whilst it is by no means unheard of, I do think it is unusual.Kent wrote: It's not unusual to follow you heart, and have money that follows.
Wish I'd known that before I went into Computer Science! In all seriousness, I think it's definitely unusual enough that most people have to make a choice.Kent wrote:It's not unusual to follow you heart, and have money that follows.Denian Arcoleo wrote:I think in life you either follow your heart, or you follow the money.
Another quote: "Studying music and playing guitar will make my old age and retirement so much richer!" This is as told to me by well educated performer, teacher and collector of guitars and early instruments. I think he was having a ball whilst his wife was making the real money! He did tell me that he was quite satisfied with his remuneration from teaching, 'though.Doraemon wrote:Hey,
I know the quote "Don't study music unless you can't imagine doing anything else." Of course I always thought this applied to me; I didn't want to do anything else. But, what's the use of studying music as an ordinary person at a not-really-special university? In terms of playing ability, won't I just end up another uninspired-sounding, "cookie-cutter" type player, the kind who gets criticized so much? How about a revised quote: "Don't study music unless you're actually super talented and extraordinary. Otherwise, just do it as a hobby." It sounds so depressing though.
Thanks, it is true. I guess I posted this in a moment of self-doubt and questioning, as tends to be the case. Thanks for your post, I appreciate it.Joe de V wrote:Hello Doraemon: I am a bit surprise that at age 18 you already have a not too good feeling about your ability to learn and perform in an acceptable - to you - manner in playing the CG.
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