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    Hi there. I need some advice please. I am an employed solicitor presently and I have a law degree with honours. I wanted to do law and so I took a law degree. Now I want to teach music. I have been in touch with the TDA but it seems like I am going to have to start from scratch.

    My only music knowledge is ABRSM grades 1, 2 and 3 in music theory and in piano and grade 2 in flute. I still play the piano and am studying music theory grade 4.

    50% of my degree has to be music based but it isn't so does this mean I have to do a music degree now?

    I wanted to know if there is a conversion course or something? If you have any degree other than law and want to have a career in law, you can do the Common Professional Exam but I don't see anything similar for converting other degrees into something else, in my case, law into music.

    Even to do a music degree, I expect I will have to have A level music and/or Grade 8 in an instrument.

    I am in my late 30s - I'm already thinking this is going to be a long journey and so many people have said law is a good degree to get under your belt as it is versatile - rubbish!

    Any advice please? Thanks.
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    Go do whatever you feel. I am also feeling that way now. I am a lawyer and currently taking my Ll.M. But sometimes I feel that the study of law is too serious and requires much mental thinking that I want to do simpler things that I enjoy.

    Of course my law degree has given me many opportunities in life but I feel that I want to try other things too. For the last nine years I have succeeded in obtaining my law degree proper, passing the bar, and working. But now, I'm thinking, after my Ll.M., I also want to try re-discovering my other interests.
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    Why is this necessarily a troll? Sounds like he is asking advice on becoming a music teacher? Although not sure I can really help if you are... I suspect you would have to have a high level of music qualifications unfortunately...
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    Think you need such high level of music as you maybe required to teach to that level (ie Grade 8=A level).

    How about PGCE primary....you would need to show Law is relevant to a Nat Cur subject, but then once qualified teach music!?
 
 
 
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