For better or worse, no one can deny the lasting influence a voice teacher leaves on a singer. Whether you are a student or a teacher, read on to make sure this relationship is productive and prosperous.
As the director of a high-level Young Artist Program, Robert Ainsley is always on the lookout for capable and ambitious young singers looking to launch successful careers. As both director
In high school, I made a vision board by cutting out pictures and clips from old magazines and newspapers. At the top of the board, I pasted a clip that
It has been almost 12 years since Frederica von Stade graced the cover of Classical Singer magazine. Since then, she has been hard at work creating new roles, teaching, performing, and helping young people from disadvantaged situations. In this latest interview, the legendary mezzo-soprano reflects on an epic career and shares her thoughts about opera today, motherhood, #MeToo, and her advice for an emerging generation of classical singers.
John Chest’s career path did not initially go where he wanted or expected. But now, with a repertoire rich in European experience, he has returned to the U.S. to debut a roll that has been following him from the beginning of his studies. With a young family in tow, the mentors, teachers, and opportunities that presented themselves to Chest are not necessarily the path he would have chosen, but they have led him toward a career that is catching the attention of the classical singing world.
You’ve had a big night out, either singing or just socializing, and you wake up the next morning with “no voice.” While most singers need to warm up the voice
As a singer, it’s important to promote yourself in a variety of ways, one being working closely with an agent to help get you consistent gigs. It can be difficult
CS Music is constantly inspired by voice teachers who go out of their way to help their students. This is an amazing story about a singer's resilience after his teacher directed him to a medical need and how music directed both singer and teacher in the steps needed to save a person's life.
…during this quarantine period, I have really tried to stick with my morning ritual and I've found it grounds me and keeps my in some sort of normalcy.
When a singer’s physical well being is drastically changed by persistent complications, finding answers can sometimes only lead to more questions. Empowering yourself with knowledge can help, but that’s only one small step in a long process.
COVID 19 is having a profound effect on our daily lives. Simplest things we only recently took for granted are now completely impossible: taking a walk in the park, visiting
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