I was honored to be invited back to my alma mater recently by the always inspiring Astrid Baumgardner to speak as part of a panel discussion on entrepreneurship and musical careers. Professor Baumgardner documented our discussion that day and posted it to her blog.
Here are the pearls of wisdom from these four inspiring musicians.
Forge Your Own Path to Achieve the “Impossible”
Our panelists exmplify the qualities of the music entrepreneur, with a mindset of possibility and creating one’s own opportunities to make things happen. They all stressed the importance of forging a path that feels right to you, as opposed to doing what you are “supposed” to do. Moreover, our panelists each discovered their passions at different times in their training and two of our panelists followed somewhat non-traditional routes to music.
Here are their stories…. (read the full blog post)