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Summer Programs

July 1, 2019

Often, when one is getting ready to become part of a new or even already familiar Summer Program, it’s easy to let the anxiety and fear of failure run rampant. It’s also easy to forget that being successful almost always requires putting yourself into these new situations that will give you the opportunity to work || Continue »

See What Is There…Watching is Not Seeing

June 4, 2019

As many of you head off to your summer programs or start working on the ones you have created for yourselves, I want you to remember how important it is to stay present, focused, and committed to where you are positioned within your current vocal technique. It takes belief, concentration and confidence in that understanding || Continue »

Your Brand! Do You Have One?

March 3, 2019

There have been many changes, innovations, and ways of getting jobs in our industry, but the one thing that hasn’t changed is that we are still responsible for developing how to get our foot in the door when starting our own careers. Selling your own product is not something any one relishes figuring out, and || Continue »

Give Up Your Excuses

December 3, 2018

Happy Holidays one and all! ‘Tis the season for presenting your product to those that are looking for one like yours. So, here are some thoughts to help you prepare for this occasion: Successful people know that they are responsible for their life, no matter their starting point, weaknesses, and past failures. Realizing that you || Continue »

Amateur or Professional – Which Are You?

October 1, 2018

I’ve covered this subject before, but believe at this time of year when Auditioning, or as I call it, “Going to Do Your Job” season, is once again upon us its worth repeating. The important thing for you to understand is, that you are an amateur if you believe and behave like one, or you || Continue »

The Next Big Thing!

September 1, 2018

How prepared are you to move to the next phase of your life, whether it be starting or continuing at a University, or moving on to a singing career in the USA or perhaps Europe? In doing so, you might obsess about your ability to be prepared, wondering if you will fit in and whether || Continue »

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 »

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