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Re: How old do you have to be and how long before start advertising for playig at gigs?

Home Forums Forum Archives Professional Harpists How old do you have to be and how long before start advertising for playig at gigs? Re: How old do you have to be and how long before start advertising for playig at gigs?

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Madeline,

“How old” I think there’s no age requirement, but it would be a good idea to connect with the San Antonio office of the American Federation of Musicians. You can e-mail Sam Folio at: sam@afm.org. There you will find the address, telephone, etc. of that Local. Best is to actually go in and tell them what you told about yourself in this post here. They have all kinds of help for young musicians, and if you decide to join, even more help as you will have contact with many other harp players who do what you wish to do,with friendly advice about repertoire, what fees to ask, and much more. I’m in a different state but am now a “life member” and I owe so much to my membership, for the extremely happy career in music.