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Open Your Mind to What is Possible

April 1, 2011

Having a professional singing career is about intention, intensity and precision. The path is organic, logical, needs tending every day; a living entity that is adaptable and embraces change. Having a professional singing career is not for the faint of heart. Are you open to knowing some of the reasons you may not be getting || Continue »

Give Yourself A Winning Chance!

January 1, 2011

What is the first career action you plan to take this year? Is it well defined and part of a larger goal? Or maybe, you feel stuck and paralyzed by not knowing what to do next? Does fear in the form of “the Brat”, you know, that inner voice that we all have conversations with || Continue »

Get Your Money’s Worth

November 1, 2010

In the winter of 333 B.C., the Macedonian general Alexander and his army arrived in the Asian city of Gordian to take up winter quarters. While there, Alexander heard about the legend surrounding the town’s famous knot, the “Gordian Knot.” A prophecy states that whoever is able to untie this strangely complicated knot will become || Continue »

Practicing Smart: Accelerated Learning

December 1, 2009

How do you spend your time and energy when you practice singing? Do you have a method of practicing that doesn’t take much time, but breaks the singing process into its individual components which helps you set up the entire structure both mentally and physically for singing? Do you start this process by first focusing || Continue »

Audition Strategy and Tactics

November 1, 2008

Auditions can be the most harrowing part of your career. I can appreciate your doubts and insecurities because I have been there myself. There are many unpredictable emotional and psychological aspects of ones self that seem to rear their ugly heads no matter how prepared you feel you are for such an event. I hope || Continue »

Goals – Friend or Foe?

September 1, 2008

Answer these three questions: 1. Do you have a plan in place to reach your goals? 2. If so, do you know where you are right now within that plan? 3. Where do you want to be goal wise next year at this time? How did that work for you? If you are happy with || Continue »

The Full Measure of Your Potential! How To Be A Winner

February 1, 2008

Would your life be different if you were treated daily by others and yourself, as if you lived up to the full measure of your potential not only as a singer, but as a whole human? What would that look, feel and sound like to you? Our country has spent several decades “dumbing down” all || Continue »

What Style of a Singing Career is Right for You?

October 1, 2007

We all start out on our career paths with such enthusiasm and belief in our being able to manifest the singing career of our dreams. Because we don’t have the hindsight, perspective or experience of knowing what making a living as a singer in a full blown career will entail, we naturally stick to our || Continue »

Audition Arias – Etiquette – Rules-of-Thumb

June 1, 2006

Kerry was finally getting her technique down and started looking at arias to audition with. Her teacher was helping her with the selection, but Kerry felt it was important to only present arias from operas where she knew the complete role. Her thinking was that she might be hired right away to perform the role, || Continue »

Procrastination – the Universal Equalizer

April 1, 2006

Procrastination is an extremely versatile phenomenon. It does not discriminate: it is practiced by both sexes, and is cross-cultural, observed in all ethnicities and religions-a sort of one-size-fits-all force with which we all have at least a passing familiarity, and all participate in to one extent or another. It is also a uniquely human condition. || Continue »

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