Is 25 too old to become a singer?
- audreyLv 73 weeks ago
No. Go for it! Good luck.
- Black SabbathLv 73 weeks ago
no susan boyle was older than 25
- 3 weeks ago
No way! You can be whatever you put your mind to.
- MordentLv 73 weeks ago
The thing about this question is that so many people treat music like accounting, or like engineering or law. There is no exam which says 'you are now a musician'. There is no point where you cross over from being an 'amateur' to a 'professional' - other than someone paying you to play. There is no end point, no external judge of quality or someone who says 'you might enjoy singing, but this is invalid - you are not a singer'.
Someone could be 90 years old and never sung much at all before, and then join a community choir and sing songs with them. They are now a singer.
It's not even a bar to being a professional singer - there are plenty of people whose sole job is in music and they're just... not very good. I don't know whether THEY know the limits of their talent, but in the end it doesn't really matter; people still pay them and they presumably enjoy it.
Saying "I'm too old to be a musician" is not only wrong, but also very sad. Yes, it might be harder for you to learn a new skill if you're older - but that's just because kids have a learning superpower that adults lose. Other than that just DO it. Do you refuse to cook because you're not a Michelin starred chef? Refuse to watch films because you can't write a comparative essay on the work of the German expressionists and how they influenced Ingmar Bergman? Refuse to even speak because you didn't win a debating championship? So why is music any different?
As for being a professional musician, that may (or may not) be beyond you without the years of training many pros have by the time they're 25 - just as it would be very hard for you to suddenly decide to be a professional footballer. You've got a LOT of lost ground to cover, and even if you work at it 12 hours a day you may never truly catch up.
The possibility of not being a 'famous professional musician' should never, EVER stop someone from doing music. Most people aren't even famous for anything in their local area in their entire lives. Screw fame - it's worthless.
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- pianomanLv 73 weeks ago
WHy does that seem too old to sing to you? If you have a good singing voice age doesn't matter.
- WoodrowLv 43 weeks ago
The funny thing is, most of your idols as a teen who sing about whatever it is you relate to in your teens are 40-50 year old men and women. The top of the field as with any field is populated with old heads who earned their way over a lifetime. There are few 30 year old CEOS or pop stars (who weren't placed their by hand by 50 year old Simon Cowell).
But that said, commercially and practically, there are a number of years you weren't learning so something as simple as scales and notation might be a learning curve. While plasticity is a thing that diminishes with age, simply put you can always still learn. However, you may be 40-50 before you can say you've been studying this for 20 years. And simple time is often one of the 50s in the 50-50 mix of what makes talent; the comfort and exploration in the art (vs science) side of it.
- Dead inside♀️Lv 63 weeks ago
No, you have your whole life ahead of you
- KathyLv 73 weeks ago
A person is never too old to become a singer.
- JohnLv 73 weeks ago
Not if you have the voice and a good tune.
- Little Big ManLv 73 weeks ago
No, if you have a good voice you could become a singer at any age.