This story comes from European pianist Dominik Falenski, who was born in Berlin and is now based in Denmark where he is finishing his Masters degree. He begins by talking about how he came to be a pianist and then describes different experiences that have shaped how he views his career both now and into the future. Another resource to compliment this one is ‘Careers panel: How did you get here?‘.
This is the story of Danish freelance trumpeter Jeppe Uggerhoej, who talks about how he is building a career in music, the need to be able to perform in different genres, and trying different things to work out what he might want to do in the longer term. Another resource to compliment this one is ‘Careers panel: How did you get here?‘.
This tool focuses on a career action plan, but it makes the point that most people have more than one career and that personal values are important drivers of career decision making. The tool includes individual or group reflections on values, ‘ideal’ careers and planning ahead.