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Your First Marketing Lesson

Good marketing understands what people want—understands their patterns and comfort zones—and then finds a cost-effective way to let them know you will take care of them now and in the

Post Nasal Drip and Deviated Septums

I read your article about deviated septums. I too have a deviated septum on my left side but I also have allergies which cause everyday post-nasal drip. Do ENT’s also deal with allergies that effect ENT? My question is, do you know if post nasal drip would improve or disappear if I get the septoplasty. Obviously, controlling allergy symptoms is part of that which I’m working on.

The Art of Selecting a Summer Program

Where should you start when choosing a summer program or YAP? Get advice and direction from the pros here.

3 Keys for Coping in Uncertain Times

With all the closures, cancellations, and the social distancing — it’s a strange new reality. How are you dealing with it? To help, here are my three keys for coping with uncertainty.

Online Alternatives: Teaching and Singing During the Coronavirus Crisis

These are unknown and somewhat scary times right now. The coronavirus has created a lot of uncertainty in our community and while we don’t have all the answers individually, we

Operation Secret Project: Coping As An Artist With COVID-19 Closures

March 12, 2020. Shall we just call it Black Thursday? The day all of us who make a living in the performing arts felt like time might stop forever. In

Amazing Grace : A Hometown Tribute to Jessye Norman

Say goodbye to one of classical singing’s most loved divas. Her big voice and even bigger heart have not only left a mark on those closest to her but have cemented her impression as an icon in the musical world. 

Taking the Patient Leap with Soprano Alexandra Nowakowski

CS: How would you describe the course of events that set you on the course toward opera? AN: I wish there was one “aha” moment that led me down this

A Singer’s Guide to Gut Health and Happiness

“Health is a large word. It embraces not the body only, but the mind and spirit as well;… and not today’s pain or pleasure alone, but the whole being and

Top Tips in Preparing for Your Video Audition

Sound & Video – CS Music doesn’t require or expect participants to use professional equipment for their auditions. That said, there are definitely things you can do to make sure

CS Spotlight AVA: A History and Future in Vocal Arts

The prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts honors its past and looks toward its future with a new leader and steadfast mission in its 85th year.

From Pennsylvania To Primetime: Baritone Edward Parks

GRAMMY® Award-winning Baritone Edward Parks is the quintessential leading operatic artist for the twenty-first century. He impressed audiences at The Metropolitan Opera in standard repertoire such as La Boheme, La