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YOU ARE YOUR PRODUCT!

July 1, 2018

You need to ask yourself some key questions before you put a plan in place to start your business as a performer. You may, up to this point, never have considered looking at your talent as a product or service, but when using these words, it helps take the emotion out of the equation, so || Continue »

You Are An Olympian Too!!

March 1, 2018

What does it take to be an Olympian? Besides having amazing talent, a solid vocal technique, an unfailing belief in oneself, plus desire and drive, focused practice, ability to make sacrifices, an honest commitment and show loyalty to your dream, and a burning desire to be the best you can be in that moment, the || Continue »

After The Audition – What do YOU do?

February 5, 2018

What is your routine, follow-up, or strategy after the audition? What? You say you don’t have one or have never really thought it might be an important step in understanding why you did or did not get a job? Or perhaps give you new information about how you might make adjustments or improve any part || Continue »

Happy New Year – Mindset – Which Rules Your World, Amateur or Professional?

January 2, 2018

Let me start this blog by asking you this question. “Do you understand the difference between being an amateur or being a professional?” Amateurs believe that the world should work the way they want it to on their terms and that luck plays a great part in being successful. Professionals realize that they have to work || Continue »

Belong To The Music!

December 1, 2017

Audition season is upon us. Now is the time to put all your resources of time, energy and money plus, conscious focus on achieving your next step to getting a job. This must be your life right now. You have to give your attention to your gift, not to your insecurities and cravings to be || Continue »

What Are Your Strategies To Building A Career?

November 1, 2017

Are you doing the same things over and over hoping that your luck will change and what you have done up to now will get you to where you want to go on your career path? News Alert: What it will get you is what it has always gotten you! It’s time to step up || Continue »

Change = Growth
How to reset the context of your current thinking by asking,”What’s in it for me?”

May 2, 2017

How many of you already have been accepted into a summer program or are still waiting to hear if you will be? Have you ever thought about why you were chosen? Here is the blunt answer – because there is something in the choice those in your program saw that fulfills their question of “What || Continue »

Vision – Mission – Value of and for Auditioning

December 1, 2016

What is the importance of these three words, “Vision, Mission and Value”, when you think about auditioning? These are what most successful businesses use as their touchstone with all their stake holders, customers, venders and employees, so they are perceived with consistency by all. Performers often feel that this is the impossible part of striving || Continue »

Attention to Details When Getting Ready for Auditions

October 8, 2016

In the business of opera, it is a given that a singer must focus on a myriad of things in preparation for an audition. Here’s the laundry list that you have probably heard over and over, that you need to pay attention to. First and foremost, the importance of a solid vocal technique; then thorough || Continue »

Get Fierce!

July 1, 2016

As you get ready and are finishing preparations for your Summer Program, take a moment to review both new and older skills and tools you have built into your career foundation that you want to take with you. You will want to have a secure place to come from when something doesn’t go the way || Continue »

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