I am considering following a career in music (I play both viola and violin, but am switching to mostly viola). I currently am quite well off as far as lessons, orchestra, and chamber music is concerned. The problem that I come across, however, when researching post-secondary institutions is that orchestras and such almost always have rehearsals or concerts on Sundays, and I don't play concerts or do rehearsals on Sundays.
Because of this, I've already put aside my former dreams of playing in a professional orchestra, as even I can see that that is an unrealistic goal. I've been thinking more along the lines of becoming a mostly teacher, partially chamber musician.
Are there any programs that I could take in post-secondary institutions that would allow me to get all the credits I need for this without performing on Sundays? Are there any universities/colleges that are more friendly towards people who don't play on Sundays? Are there any other possible options for me to follow a career in music and not play on Sundays?
I would very much appreciate any input on this.
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