Im having diffiulty, in deciding whether to pursue music as a career or not.
Im 17 tomorrow, and starting mendelssohn in e minor, although i do progress very quickly, Ive just done vivaldi spring fairly quickly, and my teacher regularly says Im progressing much faster than she expected. But, realisticly (sp!), is there any chance i'll be able to make it as a professional violinist?????(aside from teaching, cos I could do that on the side)
My parents don't want me to, they think I should be a doctor, and i think I would like that too, the problem is, I think I might always look back wondering what if?? what if i had done music?? Should I just admit now that I will only ever play for fun???? (or as part of a wedding quartet/as a teacher etc.) and just concentrate on getting into medicine in college??
Please advise me as best you can
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