No matter what, extensive practice and training are necessary to gain the skills to work professionally in this industry. Most typically begin singing or learning instruments at a young age. Besides, you must often practice developing your talent and learning varying techniques by taking classes or lessons. Music camps, lessons, or fellowships are offered throughout the United States and internationally. Looking for or joining organizations that cater to those interested in the music industry can also be helpful. A good starting point is local music companies, production studios, or the American Federation of Musicians.