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Collect and Reset Yourself

December 1, 2014

Has there ever been a time when toward the end of an especially challenging day, you felt compelled to sit, close your eyes and try to calm your body and quiet your mind because you had an important audition or performance two hours from now? Are you having trouble with this? Is your anxiety level || Continue »

Distractions – Distortions – Delete!

September 1, 2009

Ever think about why things are not happening in your world, relationships, career and life when others around you seem to be organizing and orchestrating their lives toward their goals? You too might have gone to all the workshops or summer programs and gotten the same information, gone home and thought about how to apply || Continue »

Welcome Back to the Real World

August 1, 2009

That wonderful musical cocoon you have been in while participating in whatever summer program you have chosen has or is about to wind down. It has been an amazing experience and you have been nurtured and surrounded by fellow musicians who are for the most part, of like mind. You have been allowed to leave || Continue »

The Art of Staying Healthy

March 1, 2009

Staying healthy requires balance within three areas of your life: mind, body and spirit. Each is a very important component in and of itself, but when one of these areas gets out of balance it often causes our immune system to falter allowing us to catch whatever is going around. I want to share with || 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 »

The Essence of Time

October 1, 2006

There are so many people out there telling us how to best control, invest, and spend our money, but one rarely hears about how to control, invest and spend our 24 hours each day; how to actually live on 24 hours a day. The supply of time is a miracle when you think about it. || 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 »

The Heart Connection

July 1, 2006

In today’s modern Western world many of us seem to have lost touch with that aesthetic, insightful part of ourselves, our “gut level” or heart feeling. It’s been noted by many of today’s prominent Medical Doctors and Scientists, that we, in the Western world, have become preoccupied with living in our heads. In fact most || 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 »

Aria Ready