Much is required to achieve success. Many people think of the fruits that come from it, but forget to take in account the amount of work that’s required. Being successful as an artist requires entrepreneurship, self-responsibility, and perseverance. As a singer I constantly practice my sight reading skills with my voice and piano, and do intense breathing exercises. Also I work out regularly to keep my body, or my instrument, healthy.
In order to be fully prepared, I must take a plethora of classes. For my future I need to take years of voice lessons, music theory, and piano classes. Also, I need to have experience within ensembles including choral, and orchestral. Having more experience under my belt is key.
I understand I can’t make my money with practice, and that I’m bound and destined to face rejection, struggle, and disapproval. I am also aware that I may not even be successful with my art, especially at first. But that’s life, you have to take risks. If you don’t take risks or take chances, then you may never know what glorious fruits can come in the future.
Since I plan on minoring in Creative Computation, I will have coding and programming experience under my belt. Coding and programming is something that’s used very widely in the world today, also it’s a demanding field. With the creative side attached to my coding experience, I will be able to create things with my programming skills that the average Joe doesn’t create. I plan on getting a job involving coding/programming so I can have a foundation and steady income before I start to take big risks and pursue my career in music which could possibly go under.
For starters, I want to get myself known within the Dallas Fort Worth area and Houston area as well. After I make myself known, and hopefully I will have met wonderful people establishing a good relationship, I plan on getting hired on by a symphony, a chorus, or even teaching private voice lessons.
I want to support orphanages most of all with my charities, because the children that are in those places have no parent to care for them, and as a human being, the children deserve the best upbringing that they can get.
Im going to have to wait until I even think about having children until I have paid off all of my debt created by student loans, so im going to be supporting myself for the majority of my youthful life, which I honestly find depressing. I like people, so that’s why I want to work with people within the arts. The people are just the most loving, caring, friendly, and unique humans that any fortunate person would have to opportunity to meet.
Overall I have to study my ass off for the next four years, keep up my GPA, and make sure I don’t lose my scholarship. All I have is myself and what I create for my life. I have nobody else to depend on except myself. If I screw this opportunity up, then I’m going to be struggling through blue collar work force for all of my life, and I will not be able to create a better childhood than I had for my kids. This is my golden opportunity and the moment of truth in my life. I have to work hard, and keep myself from giving in to the many distractions that surround me in my new environment.