5 Hard Truths About Life I Learned At Music School

Hugh Richardson
6 min readMay 11, 2021

The most important things the classroom didn’t teach.

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I moved to London, UK in 2007 to attend music school. I came from a small market town where there wasn’t a music scene and there was such a small chance of working as a musician there that I didn’t even know that being a professional musician was a job.

Hugh Richardson

This blog is about my musical experiences working as a bass player, composer, arranger and teacher in London and what I feel they have taught me so far. Enjoy!