CS Music had the opportunity to chat with Broadway performer Jake Swain. He is currently portraying the Mathlete, Tyler Kimball, in Mean Girls. We loved what he had to say about vocal health and what is required to "make it." Read below all about this fantastic actor!
Praised as “brilliant” (Washington Post), “beguiling” (Times of London), and “the most genuinely moving music of the afternoon” (Boston Globe), the works of American art song composer Juliana Hall have
As we all know, becoming the best singer you can be takes years of study and dedication. While nothing can take the place of voice lessons and good, old-fashioned practice, there are a lot of apps and websites that can assist singers with many facets of this demanding and rewarding art form.
Performing arts industries can be riddled with vanity. Learn how one singer used her scientific background to find healing when her looks were suddenly taken away.
This is going to be controversial—but I maintain that an artist cannot thrive if totally broke. When I say broke I mean broke to the point of suffering. If you
It’s not fun to fail. It can be disheartening, both in the moment and in the immediate aftermath. But, when developing vocal skills, not only is failure an option, it appears to be a crucial component of eventual success.
Dear Dr. Jahn, I recently got a shot of Shingrix, the new shingles vaccine, and had an unexpected side effect. I only felt mildly sick for one day, but my
Find out what accompanists expect from you at your next musical theatre audition.
Through various triumphs and a few trials along her professional singing career, Gigliotti has discovered the deeper meaning of 'finding her voice,' and she has important lessons to pass along to any singing artist who is looking for innovation and new ways to share their talents.
Dear Dr. Jahn, I was told that I have a deviated septum and surgery was recommended. Would you recommend this and how might it affect my voice and breathing? How
CS Music loves to feature impressive artists/singers and Ethan Kelso is definitely one. Read about his amazing journey from his challenging childhood to his first big success of winning the National High School Musical Theatre Awards. We have no doubt this is only the beginning of his story.
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 songs to songs that are
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