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Benefits of Personal Skills: Relationships – Relationships – Relationships

August 1, 2008

Having a beautiful voice, amazing vocal technique, natural facility for languages and an intrinsic instinct for drama are just part of the many skills needed to facilitate a singing career. I have heard from many singers this summer who, even thought they have those elements in place, have run into some real difficulties they hadn’t || Continue »

Take a Break and Relax – Your guide to taking a mental vacation

July 1, 2008

When was the last time you took a break from even thinking about singing or your career? Have you ever given yourself permission to take a mental vacation from singing? Even if you have to continue earning a living, you need a break or vacation from living this double life as bread earner and singer. || Continue »

Performance Anxiety

September 1, 2006

As a singer, performing was what I lived for. I loved being the character and telling the story by becoming part of it. I felt as if I were the one making the music happen and making the story unfold. I felt totally immersed in the emotional movement of the music and story; that my || Continue »

Know Thyself or “What is NLP?”

May 1, 2006

Our most important objective, whether singer, teacher, coach, composer, administrator, lyricist, conductor, stage director, stage manager, etc, is our ability to communicate effectively, both on stage and off. This objective encompasses our relationships with each other, the characters we portray onstage, and most importantly the one we have with ourselves. Yes, we do spend a || Continue »

Stop Spinning Your Wheels – Start Setting Yourself in Motion!

January 1, 2006

I’ve noticed that so many singers today burn out before they even begin their careers. We lose some really great voices before they even begin because they simply give up. They get tired of trying to figure out how to get their foot in the door that will really take them to the next step || Continue »

Moving Past Technique to Performing Artist

October 1, 2005

Allison felt she finally had a solid technique. Her audition arias were ready. She had spent a lot of time, energy and money working with some really great repertoire coaches and dramatic coaches on these arias. Her languages and diction were great and she had her foot on the first rung of the professional career || Continue »

Conquor Stress / Realize Dreams

August 1, 2005

What happens to your mindset when you think about trying to incorporate the tasks and goals that need to be done for your singing career into your everyday schedule? Do you feel frustrated, overtired, overworked, overstretched emotionally, and overwhelmed? Do you beat yourself up a little and look only at your weaknesses and failings? Or || Continue »

Audition Techniques

April 1, 2005

Susan was a little late, but ready for the audition. She was in great vocal shape; she had her interpretation down and felt she had created a great overall package to present when she sang for the people at the audition. As she entered the waiting area, she stopped to say hello and chat with || Continue »

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