CS Music Staff

CS Music Staff

CS Music is THE community for singers, teachers, and pianists. CS began in 1986 with the first issue of The New York Opera Newsletter and later to the award-winning magazine Classical Singer. Since 2003 CS has expanded to included articles, audition listings, and events for both classical and musical theatre singers worldwide! Free online articles and listings are available at www.csmusic.net.


Online Alternatives: Teaching and Singing During the Coronavirus Crisis

These are unknown and somewhat scary times right now. The coronavirus has created a lot of uncertainty in our community and while we don’t have all the answers individually, we

Taking the Patient Leap with Soprano Alexandra Nowakowski

CS: How would you describe the course of events that set you on the course toward opera? AN: I wish there was one “aha” moment that led me down this

Top Tips in Preparing for Your Video Audition

Sound & Video – CS Music doesn’t require or expect participants to use professional equipment for their auditions. That said, there are definitely things you can do to make sure

From Pennsylvania To Primetime: Baritone Edward Parks

GRAMMY® Award-winning Baritone Edward Parks is the quintessential leading operatic artist for the twenty-first century. He impressed audiences at The Metropolitan Opera in standard repertoire such as La Boheme, La

“Mean Girls” Broadway Performer Jake Swain

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!

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

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

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,

Alive & Kicking: A Song for Susan Smith

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

Drama-free Drama at Southern Mississippi

Southern Miss Opera and Musical Theatre Company, The Phantom of the Opera Tell us about the vocal program at your school. Miles: The vocal program at Southern Miss a comprehensive

LACHSA High School Spotlight : with Suzanna Guzman

CS Music loves to spotlight high school programs, especially when they are as inspiring as the group at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. Suzanna Guzman is the

Alive & Kicking: Companionship

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