23
Mar

Influencers of Singing: 7 Questions with Stage Director, Kristine McIntyre

This is part of CS Music’s ongoing “Influencers of Singing” series. If you have questions you would like submitted or

07
Mar

Influencers of Singing: 7 Questions with Dr. Robert Mirshak

This is part of CS Music’s ongoing “Influencers of Singings” series. If you have questions you would like submitted or

01
Mar

You Are Olympian Too!

“Do or do not. There is no try.” -Yoda   What does it take to be an Olympian? Besides having

22
Feb

It’s All About HOW You Practice

It’s incredibly common to hear the phrase “practice makes perfect,” but did you know there’s better and worse ways to

20
Feb

Collaborating with an Accompanist: A Pianist’s Perspective

Finding the right pianist is extremely important. After all, there’s more to a song recital than the singer. Someone who

15
Feb

The Vocal Trinity: Musings From A Vocal Studio

In this year of the Winter Olympics, we watch figure skaters trying to achieve the perfect balance of athleticism and

14
Feb

Performing from the Heart or the Head?

“For centuries, scientists, philosophers, physicians, composers, poets and writers have argued about the function of the heart. Is its sole

26
Jan

After The Audition – What do YOU do?

“First forget inspiration, Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit is persistence in

12
Jan

What will YOUR story be?

With the CS Music Vocal Competition beginning this week, I thought it’d be an appropriate time to share some of

10
Jan

Audition Tune-up: Avoiding Overdone Musical Theatre Songs

I had the immense privilege of judging the majority of the Musical Theatre rounds in this year’s CS Vocal Competition

07
Jan

How to Prepare for Auditions

You may be thinking, “Not another article on how to prepare for auditions!” We have all most likely read many

21
Dec

Belong To The Music!

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget

16
Oct

Book More Performances- Part 3

Are there perfect pitches when it comes to booking your own concerts? Maybe not, but we can get close! Over the

09
Oct

Book More Performances- Part 2

Start Local All careers are built from the ground up: everyone starts small and local. So if you’re launching a new

02
Oct

Book More Performances- Part 1

To book more performances, consider your programming. It’s more important than you may realize. Think about it from a concert series

15
Aug

New Season! New Outlook!

Late August and early September signifies a new music season. Whether you are going back to school, starting a young

16
Jun

Passions, Dreams, and Ambitions-Making Sense out of Sensibilities

Passion this. Passion that. The Hollywood actor gathers the Oscar and declares one of the worst things that could be

03
May

Change = Growth

How to reset the context of your current thinking by asking,”What’s in it for me?”   The trouble with using

29
Mar

To Be Musical or to be Boring-THAT is the Question (Part 1)

One of our favorite phrases of choice when communicating to our artists before a performance or audition is “Whatever you

27
Mar

Singing in Shanghai – Day 3, The Finals

Ah, the last day. The Finals. It was a long day, but it was memorable and quite spectacular. Listening to