Could you really make it as a professional musician?

10 August 2015, 15:50

It's a very, very hard life to be a professional musician - so before you set your sights on it, why not make sure you're ready for the lifestyle.

How are you with finances? Can you actually play your instrument well enough? And will you do anything to make sure you stand out in front of your peers?

You need to have some pretty definite answers to these questions if you're going to make a living as a musician. Our quiz is just the start of a long, difficult but rewarding life...

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