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I am very curious about a Career in Professional Singing. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Professional Singing, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Professional Singing. My research about a Career in Professional Singing became a lot more meaningful when I found: 


Shekinah Mukhiya’s perspective!

Shekinah Mukhiya has 4 years of professional experience in Professional Singing. Shekinah Mukhiya has worked in Professional Singing as Singer in Various Stage Shows. In Shekinah Mukhiya’s own words, this is how Shekinah Mukhiya got into Professional Singing: “I am a student of Colonel Brown School, Dehradun. I came into the spotlight after making it to the top ten of Voice of India Kids - the children’s music reality show. I also perform at various stage shows with my father and actively take part in singing competitions.” 


Career Video on Professional Singing

In a video, Shekinah Mukhiya has talked about various aspects of a Career in Professional Singing. Shekinah Mukhiya started by explaining Professional Singing as: “Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques. A person who sings is called a singer or vocalist.” It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Professional Singing, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Professional Singing. Shekinah Mukhiya touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Guidance from Guru
  • Music
  • Genres of Music
  • Instruments

Shekinah Mukhiya then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Professional Singing:

  • Positive Attitude
  • Riyaz
  • Focus
  • Patience & Calmness
  • Listening Skills
  • Improvisation

Shekinah Mukhiya believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Professional Singing:

  • Medium of Expression
  • Giving Happiness to Others
  • Respect

And, Shekinah Mukhiya believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Professional Singing:

  • Impromptu Songs
  • Competition with Oneself

In the final section of the video Shekinah Mukhiya talks about How a day goes in a Career in Professional Singing. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Professional Singing, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: 


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I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:


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Having gained so much from a professional perspective on a Career in Professional Singing, I wanted to learn about other Careers on LifePage. LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on: 

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