In 2013, Claire Motyer was a driven and passionate conservatory violinist. It was when she started having pain in her wrist that her life plan began to take a drastic turn. Her diagnosis of tendonitis due to excess tension and over-practicing would prove to be more than a temporary injury. It was chronic, and therefore, when it came to violin, essentially debilitating.
by Kyle Buffo
This April, a new rule designed by the Department of Labor (DOL) during the Obama Administration, known as the “Fiduciary Rule”, was to be set in place.
by Hope Wilk
One common myth about being a working musician is that it’s difficult to find work. Whether it be applying for a grant or planning their own tour, musicians can create their own work with just a little preparation. That’s why I wanted to shed light on the 10 most common ways that musicians can find income with their skills.