Proposal of the Simple Three-Phase Musicians´ Career Model (Preparation/Education, Active Playing and Fading/Extention) Reflecting Subjective Aspects of Professional Musician´S Life
Dr. Mária Strenáčiková, Department of Music Arts, Academy of Arts, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia Academy of Arts, Kollarova 22, 974 01 Banská Bystrica, Slovakia,
Manuscript received on 17 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 21 August 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 5509-5515 | Volume-8 Issue-3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: C5367098319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C5367.098319
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Abstract: Careers of professional musicians are unique and their development cannot be fully generalized, as shown by interviews with instrument players and singers of classical music and musical in Slovakia. Their careers do not include all standard career stages; only three of them were identified in all respondents: preparation (tied with music education), active playing (associated with growth, peaks, crises, decrease) and career fading/extinction. The time limits of these stages cannot be set, as they considerably differ. Majority of musicians claim to overcome a professional crisis. A common feature of all respondents’ careers is music teaching job at a certain point in their own careers.
Keywords: Musician, Career, Career Model, Phases, Education, Crisis.
Scope of the Article: Smart Learning and Innovative Education Systems