Your best friend is an opera singer! How cool! Your family and other friends may already know who they are, or may be interested in getting to know them. You could gush about your bestie all day for several of these reasons.
As singers we are our own company, boss, marketing department, human relations department, the list goes on. Sometimes the thought of going on vacation and leaving everything behind sounds better than working.
The highly sought-after church gig: In a world where singers are constantly taking "survival jobs" outside of music to make ends meet, landing a weekly job that involves singing can feel like winning the lottery.