The role of a composer is slightly more complex than that of a songwriter since a composer is capable of writing more complex musical arrangements for every instrument in addition to melodies and auxiliary chords. You can write music for movies, TV shows, events, and more if you have the ability to do so, especially for larger ensembles of musicians.
You can start creating jingles for radio, TV, and other advertisements if you excel at creating short, memorable melodies. If you are quite talented, you can establish this career with ease.
Artists require legal representation because shady record labels frequently take advantage of them. Lawyers for the entertainment sector assist in resolving issues involving the music industry, including those involving contracts, licensing, and the general protection of musicians’ rights. Entertainment attorneys represent more than simply performers; they also work with agencies, managers, organizers, etc.
Renting musical instruments
Renting out musical instruments like drums, guitars, pianos, and electronic keyboards as well as amplifiers, microphones, public address systems, and sound recording gear can earn you money. You can advertise the service to individuals, bands, schools, and community groups and offer hourly, daily, and weekly fees. Additionally, you can provide delivery services to your customers.
Make music videos
These days, in order for a pop song to be successful, it must be published with a promotional video. A fantastic opportunity has now arisen for aspiring video directors. Try contacting record labels to see if they need anybody to make films for them if you have the required expertise and tools. Once you have one achievement under your belt, the possibilities are endless.
Plan concerts in virtual reality
Companies in the technology and music/audio industries have been collaborating to make a lot of things feasible. With the aid of virtual reality and a little imagination, you can create your own own music festival. Music lovers can pay a fee to take part.
Start a podcast for music
An audio file that is automatically downloaded from the internet and then synced to your MP3 player is known as a podcast. You can download the files by subscribing to a podcast feed. You can start a music podcast and tailor each episode to a certain theme or topic. Anyone can launch a podcast because the startup costs are so inexpensive. When music podcasts become popular, you can earn enormous sums of money from them.
Artists who parody
Even better, you may launch a career as a parody artist, creating humorous parodies of well-known songs to be performed live, in other media, or on YouTube or other online video platforms. Although a musical parody may be intended to be humorous, the replication of the music would draw the desired audience.
By producing and posting music videos on YouTube, you may display your musical talent. If your website attracts the necessary number of visitors, you can earn money from the adverts or royalties.
Usually, people or corporate entities that are planning events find a way to get in touch with artists to come and perform at such events. Because artists are typically very busy individuals, this is not always simple. You would act as the intermediary between those looking to hire performers and the performers themselves as a booking agency. For each trade you broker, commissions would be paid to you.
Owner of a record label
You may put more emphasis on the business aspect and launch your own record company, hiring different artists to release music on your label.
School for musical instrument instruction
Starting a music instrument school to educate aspiring musicians and instrumentalists is possible if you have the resources. Before opening a music school, you might not even need to be a professional musician; all you need to do is employ certified instructors to teach in your institution. Despite the fact that this firm requires some capital investment, it is also successful.
A music educator
Many people would be willing to pay money in order to learn how to sing, play an instrument, or compose music. You may easily become a music instructor in a training school if you have musical talent, whether it be singing or playing an instrument.
A music-related mobile app creator
If you enjoy listening to music and are talented at creating apps, you may use your talents to create tools that will make it easier for users to compose, record, and even search music on their phones.
Publisher of music magazines
You could launch a company that publishes a music-focused magazine. Yes, people continue to read and subscribe to print periodicals. To appeal to the younger generation, you can also continue with the online version.
You can start teaching voice lessons to others if your musical abilities are more suited to singing than to playing instruments.