Updated at 8:35 a.m. ET Kris Snyder didn't set out to be a professional musician. She began her working life as a corporate trainer for a big retail company. But after churning through seven managers in five years, she got fed up. She gave up a regular paycheck and corporate benefits and started looking for music gigs. "Weddings, funerals, parties — that sort of thing," says Snyder, a fourth-generation harpist. She supplemented her performing income by teaching the harp to about two dozen...
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