Case Study: Professional Orchestra Player
Gross Revenue Time Series
Below are the overall gross income numbers for 2001-2011 for Professional Orchestra Player. For more detail year by year (2007-2011), including definitions for each category, visit the appendix.
The artist completed his undergraduate work in 2003, and received his conservatory graduate degree in 2005. While in school (2000 – 2005), the majority of his income came from freelance performances with a variety of ensembles and regional orchestras. He also participated in – and won – a number of performance competitions, netting him some prize money. He also earned a bit of money from teaching. In 2004, he retained his first salaried position; a summer-long placement with a regional orchestra. He repeated that work in the summer of 2005 with the same company.
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