Classical Singer Magazine

Spotlighting Singers: From Chorister to Early Music Soloist

Singers do amazing things — and we spotlight them. Here’s an article about a singer who was a chorister but found a way to become the new star with some

A Freelancer’s Survival Guide: Three Ways to Jump Start Your Career

Dana Lynne Varga will be publishing a monthly series for Freelance Artists. If you have questions for Dana, email and we’ll have her answer or write about those. ​

CS Music Teacher Feature: Kathryn Cowdrick

‘’The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” ― William Arthur Ward   A teacher can help mold and guide a student

A Soprano’s Challenges with Total Body Hair Loss

More than any other time in history, access to videos of singers performing in operas, oratorios, and as recitalists, is readily available. Audiences also get a closer view of the

Jilted to Perfection: A Voice Teacher’s Journey to Broadway Producer

Voice teacher, performer, and writer, Debra Cook’s musical, Jilted to Perfection: A MorMom’s Love was selected to be a part of New York New Works (NYNW) festival. Cook’s production not only made

The Brand of Brancy: The Value of Being Entrepreneurial in the Arts

John Brancy’s career has come a long way in the past 12 years, and he recently showed the great value of being entrepreneurial in the arts. His latest endeavor included a concert tour striving to reach and impact new audiences with lesser-known content.

Easy Does It : The Relaxed Success of Baritone Peter Mattei

Peter Mattei’s operatic career has now spanned almost three decades and continues to thrive across the globe. Discover his methods for achieving his effortless sound with such a great variety of repertoire—including works by Wagner, Mozart, and Sondheim—as well as his process for keeping his sound honest and authentic across this broad spectrum. With a Winterreise recording in the works and Wozzeck on the horizon at the Met, this baritone has cultivated a unique and personal formula for success.

Ask Dr. Jahn – Emergency Remedies

Dear Dr Jahn, Do you have any suggestions for emergency mode remedies to get a lost voice back due to sickness for a performance? Sarah S.   Dear Sarah, The answer to

3 Essentials for Musicians for a Great Photo Shoot

What’s really stopping you from getting a great promo photo? The excuses I hear most often are about money, time, and finding the right photographer. And then there’s the procrastinating,

The Music Major Minute

Finding a safe environment for critique can be somewhat of a rarity. Learn more about a competition where the focus is on education, student progression, and helpful feedback.

The Singer’s Library : Vocal Cross-Training

A new publication strives to build and unify singing techniques fit for both Broadway and La bohème.

Opera Viva! : A Decade of Italian Opera Education Experience

Discover the many offerings of a summer program held in the center of medieval Verona.