How do I start a Career in Singing?

There are many nuances of a Career in Singing. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Singing, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Singing. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Singing, when I came across:

Kapil Verma's perspective!

Kapil Verma invested 6 years & 4 months in Singing. Kapil Verma has worked in Singing as Solo Performer in Lodhi Hotel New Delhi. In Kapil Verma's own words, this is how Kapil Verma got into Singing: "After completing my schooling from Guru Nanak School, I did B A from DAV College, Dehradun. I am a Vocalist at Rubab Band, and also working with Lodhi Hotel in Delhi as a Solo Performer." I searched Kapil Verma on Google and found this profile:

Career Video on Singing

In a video, Kapil Verma has talked about various aspects of a Career in Singing. Kapil Verma started by explaining Singing as: "Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques. A person who sings is called a singer or vocalist." The video gave me so much food for thought.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Singing and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Singing. Kapil Verma touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Listening to Music
  • Music
  • Sur and Taal
  • Self Improvsation
  • Instrumental Knowledge
  • Passion
This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Kapil Verma then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Singing:
  • Practice
  • Patientce
  • Clarity of Thoughts
  • Verstality
Positives of this Career are quite interesting.
Kapil Verma believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Singing:
  • Making Others Happy
  • Monetary Benefits
  • Respect & Recognition
  • Good Connections
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Kapil Verma believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Singing:
  • Health
  • De Motivation
  • Cancellation of Shows
  • Grabing the Opportunity

In the final section of the video Kapil Verma talks about How a day goes in a Career in Singing. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Singing, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

Having gained so much from a professional perspective on a Career in Singing, I wanted to learn about other Careers on LifePage. LifePage allows you to explore thousands of Career Options. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on:

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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