Successful musicians display the following characteristics:
- Motivation, determination and perseverance to achieve success in a competitive career.
- Confidence in performing before an audience.
- Stamina and dedication to continue practising every day.
- Reliability and flexibility as the profession relies on its members to work long and irregular hours.
- The ability to work co-operatively as part of a team.
- Self-discipline, good time management and organisational skills.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills.
- Patience and understanding, and the ability to take on board criticism and accept rejection.
In order to help the children to develop themselves as musicians, we have created these progression documents.