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Amplifying Female Voices: Ellen Mandel

An abundance of living women composers deserve our attention. To help change the traditional white male landscape of the classical repertory, we can program music by composers of all backgrounds. Read on to learn about composer Ellen Mandel.

Singing His Story – The Young and Talented Jonathan Harris

Before he ever heard an opera, fourteen-year-old Jonathan Harris has already landed contracts at Boston Lyric Opera & Boston Modern Opera Project. These coveted jobs have become a normal day for Harris, an honors student at Plouffe Academy.

High School Program Spotlight : Millbrook High School

CS Music is highlighting unique and impactful high schools, universities, summer programs, young artist programs, and other organizations that help singers. Meet Eddie Adams and the Millbrook High School Choir from Raleigh, North Carolina.

Gerald Finley: The Essential Word Is “Courage”

Baritone Gerald Finley shares his courageous approach to performing and teaching. 

Studio LIS: A New Approach to Artistic Development

Studio LIS carves a niche for singers whose educational experience has been unequal. Elisabeth Stevens focuses on educating singers holistically as part of her efforts to build diversity within the industry.

High School Program Spotlight : Charles City High School

Program Spotlights CS Music is highlighting unique and impactful high schools, universities, summer programs, young artist programs, and other organizations that help singers. If you want us to highlight your

Keith and Kirsten Chambers : Living The Music Together: A Perfect Partnership

Keith and Kirsten Chambers are an unmatched operatic duo. As a conductor and soprano, they lead out as both performers and educators in opera. They bring their love for each other and the art form into all of their various endeavors in the field of opera.

From The Editor

I recently took a weekend trip to New England—my first solo trip since before the pandemic—where I enjoyed a sculpture walk near Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire. One of the sculptures had floating text that read “What a long, strange trip it’s been.” I can think of no way to better describe the moment in which we find ourselves.

The Dr. Is In : Vocal Maintenance: Prevention Is the Key!

Preventative care for the entire body is important for vocal health. Dr. Jahn shares tips for daily habits that can keep your voice in excellent shape.

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Opera Houses around the World Show Support for Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine In light of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the humanitarian crisis that has unfolded since, a number of

The Dessoff Choirs at 100 Years—Almost

Music Director Malcolm J. Merriweather shares about the mission of Dessoff, its members, and plans for its centennial season.

Singers Cope with Inflation in Creative Ways

As inflation rises, singers creatively compensate for increased costs while wages stagnate. Read on to learn how professionals at various stages are adjusting their mindsets and making choices that help them continue their artistic work in the face of financial challenges.