Becoming A Full Time
Session Musician

Mella Barnes

Episode 84

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In this podcast episode, host Lydia Walker interviews Mella Barnes from the blog Mella Music, about how to become a full time session musician. Making a living in music can sometimes feel out of reach, so they talk about practical ways to actually get paid to make music your career.

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What We Talk About:

~ How to actually find clients that are willing to pay you and where to start looking if you're just getting started

~ How to build up the confidence to put yourself out there as a singer and charge for it

~ Getting organized and running a full time business as an independent session musician

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