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17
Mar

The Dilemma For Cross Over Singers – Part 2

A continuation of a typical story from the studio of someone who works with nonclassical singers. The First Step Well,

10
Mar

The Dilemma For Cross Over Singers – Part 1

A sad, but typical story from the studio of someone who works with nonclassical singers—part one of two. A woman,

21
Nov

De-stress Your Holidays

We’re in the official slide into the season. For many, it’s downhill. There are all the usual issues: we over-indulge, we over-spend, and we

24
Oct

How Daily Habits Make A Better Singer

Recently I came across an article online that talked about successful people and some of the things they have going

22
Jul

New "Voice Messages" Documentary

Emmy Award winning Producer/Director Martin Zied was only 8 years old, when an event at school made him cry. But

16
Jun

Refuse to Be Afraid

By Carol Kirkpatrick, author of ARIA READY, The Business of Singing “It is only necessary to have courage, for strength

10
Jun

Coping With Criticism

By Jonathan Blalock   My day of triumph had finally arrived! I made my NYC debut in a world premiere,

19
Aug

VOCAL FOLD PROBLEMS: Don’t Automatically Blame Technique

Written by Matthew Edwards Meghan Trainor is the most recent of several high profile performers who has had to cancel

16
Apr

Meditation and Singing

By Susan Brownfield Meditation is a practice that has been in existence since before the recording of history. Its origins

10
Mar

Need Energy to Sing? Stop Counting Calories

By Susan Brownfield For decades, common nutrition advice has told us that “a calorie is simply a calorie.” We have

15
Jan

A Healthy Note: Kick That Cold!

By Susan Brownfield Winter can be an anxiety-producing time for many singers. Trying to stay healthy to be able to

23
Dec

Do You Want to Be Happy?

By Alex Stoddard   Do you want to be happy? Of course you do you, that’s a silly question. A

11
Dec

A Singer's Holiday Survival Guide

By Angela Peterson Winter   Almost every singer I know has a packed schedule in December: choir concerts, church gigs,

05
Dec

A Healthy Note: Artificial Sweeteners and the Voice

By Susan Brownfield   Acid reflux or GERD (Gastrointestinal Esophageal Reflux Disease), as it’s sometimes referred to, is an uncomfortable

01
Dec

Managing Holiday Stress

By Carol Kirkpatrick, author of ARIA READY, The Business of Singing   Holiday time without the added pressure of being

14
Oct

The Art of Multitasking

By Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, member of the vocal quartet Anonymous 4; soloist specializing in both early and new music; private voice

31
Mar

Want to be Happy and Successful?

“You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset.” Tom

19
Mar

Breaking the Cycle of Self Sabotage

“Watch your thoughts; they lead to attitudes. Watch your attitudes, they lead to words. Watch your words; they lead to

11
Mar

Being at Your Best

It’s that time of year. We’ve all been slogging through a tough winter trying to reach what many of us

18
Feb

Relationships !!#%! Relationships?? Ah, Relationships. Part

“If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fear.”

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