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Old 01-13-2011, 01:37 AM   #42
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Originally Posted by Master Po View Post
@If it was not in the genes and all it takes is hard work, practice, practice and more practice to excel in sports, you can bet Asians parents would force their kids to be football players. Are you kidding me? Any bench warmer in the NFL makes more than a doctor and definitely much more than any philharmonic violin player.
are you kidding me? what's the minimum salary for NFL? $285k for a rookie, and it increases with seniority. $285k per year

A world-class violinist (say, Itzhak Perlman) can make well more than that. Consider that a weekend engagement will usually start around $50k for three days. More for a solo performance. Plus taking care of travel and amenities.

One weekend engagement a month for a year will yeild more than many NFL players.
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