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Re: Job for musicians?

Post by the lynx » Wed, 23 Sep 2015 8:58 am

You can contact music schools like Yamaha and such. I have friends who are currently teaching music to school children with their diploma or degree in music. But be prepared for low pay and odd working hours.

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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 23 Sep 2015 12:23 pm

GeryLL wrote:Any musicians here that make a living from music? Like teaching,gigging, mix engineer etc? Is it difficult? i am currently a student from a music course and im looking for jobs thats related to music something like teaching, gigging, mixing, live sound etc. Do contact me if there are any available jobs thanks!
What is your residency status ?

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Re: Job for musicians?

Post by GeryLL » Wed, 23 Sep 2015 1:05 pm

Pasir Ris

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Re: Job for musicians?

Post by the lynx » Wed, 23 Sep 2015 1:56 pm

GeryLL wrote:Pasir Ris
No, he meant to ask if you are currently a Singaporean citizen, Permanent Resident or foreign employment visa holder, or just foreigner.

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Re: Job for musicians?

Post by menudown » Wed, 23 Sep 2015 3:18 pm

if you're a certified musician/sound engineer you should be able to find jobs here..tho is quite limited

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Re: RE: Job for musicians?

Post by Addadude » Wed, 23 Sep 2015 5:48 pm

GeryLL wrote:Any musicians here that make a living from music? Like teaching,gigging, mix engineer etc? Is it difficult? i am currently a student from a music course and im looking for jobs thats related to music something like teaching, gigging, mixing, live sound etc. Do contact me if there are any available jobs thanks!
Although the OP has decided to remove their initial post, I'd like to suggest they consider multiple streams of income.

Most of the musicians that I know of in Singapore rely on a combination of income sources to survive because rightly or wrongly, earning your bread and butter as a musician alone is unlikely here.

Typically a musician might work in a music shop, teach music, do session work for commercial audio projects, engineer in various audio facilities, do pub and wedding gigs, repair instruments or do a combination of all of these things to survive.

If the OP is a SVP holder they should of course be doing NONE of these things.
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Re: RE: Job for musicians?

Post by ecureilx » Wed, 23 Sep 2015 6:13 pm

Addadude wrote:If the OP is a SVP holder they should of course be doing NONE of these things.
I asked the residency of the OP, as I know a few keyboard / Guitar players, who teach in a few music schools

While the pay is not fantastic, combined with their regular gigs, they make more than enough to afford a car + all expenses and still have enough

If the OP is on SVP or a pass that doesn't allow working .. no comments

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Post by x9200 » Wed, 23 Sep 2015 7:06 pm

Addadude wrote:
GeryLL wrote:Any musicians here that make a living from music? Like teaching,gigging, mix engineer etc? Is it difficult? i am currently a student from a music course and im looking for jobs thats related to music something like teaching, gigging, mixing, live sound etc. Do contact me if there are any available jobs thanks!
Although the OP has decided to remove their initial post, I'd like to suggest they consider multiple streams of income.
He didn't. It was removed in one go together with his other posts advertising his services.

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Re: Job for musicians?

Post by GeryLL » Wed, 23 Sep 2015 9:16 pm

oh im a singapore permanent resident, i am currently 18 still a student so i dont have much qualifications, but you dont really need qualifications to gig and i cant seem to find any.

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Re: Job for musicians?

Post by GeryLL » Wed, 23 Sep 2015 9:18 pm

oh and i dont know whats OP or SVP why do singaporeans love short forms so much omggg

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Re: Job for musicians?

Post by ecureilx » Wed, 23 Sep 2015 10:44 pm

GeryLL wrote:oh and i dont know whats OP or SVP why do singaporeans love short forms so much omggg
OP - Original Poster, which is very commonly used in ANY FORUM !

SVP - ICA's acronym for social Visit Pass

As for gigs, since you are 18, you can't go into most bars and pubs and establish some rapport with bands, which will logically lead you to them referring their lobangs.

Next question ??

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