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Common Mistakes in Learning Musical Theater Songs

          The wants of the musical theater industry are constantly in flux. At the moment, the trends have moved away from wanting to hear obscure, never-before-heard

Your Health: Singing in the Dry Winter Air

Here we are in the middle of the “dark” months. Cold, dry winter often takes a special toll on the singer’s instrument, and proper management can minimize any vocal impairment.

Stages of Learning and How It Affects your Singing Progression

In recent years, motor learning theory has taken a more prominent place in vocal pedagogy. The theory itself is described in depth in Vocology by Ingo Titze and Kittie Verdolini

I Am Not My Resume

The holidays can be tough, whatever your line of work. For artists—singers and actors in particular—they’re a source of unique dread because we have to explain–or worse, justify–what we do.

Humanizing Music with Composer John Beal

CS Music loves getting to know important musicians who have such a great impact on the world of music. We recently had the opportunity to find out more about film

The Singer’s Library : College Prep for Musicians

High school students can begin now to prepare for their music degree by avoiding any misinformation and getting answers straight from the experts in a new publication. 

Alive & Kicking: Empty the House

CS Music has partnered with Jessica Fishenfeld to spotlight her creative efforts to make opera more accessible for a new generation of music lovers. This light-hearted series gives you a

Honest Emotion with Kamal Khan

Kamal Khan’s career has included working with top singers in the industry and has also taken him to the Dominican Republic and South Africa. Read about his many collaborations with singers from across the globe and get his advice on cultivating greater meaning and sincerity as an artist. 

Overcoming Adversity : Sandra Marante-Times Two

When life dealt out unbelievable trials, one singer’s support system provided the necessary strength.

Redefining the Diva: Meryl Dominguez

Soprano Meryl Dominguez is an up-and-coming star who is redefining what it means to be a diva in the twenty-first century. With first-rate training and performances at Santa Fe Opera,

Sound Ethics: In Search of Our Authentic Voice 

What should I sound like? What vocal technique works best for me? If you struggle to understand vocal technique these questions always arise, yet the answers remain the same: You and

All I Want for Christmas is… an Opera Career!

Can a college opera program give one all the necessary skills needed for a successful opera career in today’s opera industry? We all know what it’s like to want it