Asthma doesn’t seem to bother me any more unless I’m around cigars or dogs. The thing that would bother me most would be a dog smoking a cigar. – Steve
Heather Mathews, Associate Program Director for SFCM’s Opera & Musical Theatre division, narrates short film chronicling the technical and emotional experiences of producing Moments from Firebird Motel
"Is it necessary for every performance to be a benefit concert? I don't think so – sometimes art for art's sake is enough. But I'm a firm believer that the most meaningful musical experiences make the audience think and consider something. We cannot change the hearts of our audiences, but we can prompt the thoughts and questions which lead to lasting and important heart changes which can make our world a better place."
Maybe you went to a drive-in movie when you were a kid, and maybe you’ve attended live performances of grand opera. But you have never experienced anything like what you’ll
CS Music: What is your artist level and school if applicable? Michael Butler: I am currently a rising senior at University of Maryland, studying with Bass-Baritone Kevin Short. CS: What
CS Music: Tell us a little about yourself. Samuel Higgins: I am a high school countertenor in Junior year at Milton High School. CS: What is your dream role? SH:
Shavon Lloyd was the First Place winner of the 2020 CS Music Vocal Competition for the Pre-Professional Musical Theatre Division. More than 1,600 singers participated in the online competition that culminated with the finals on May 30, 2020. This is part 3 of 6 as we highlight the First Place winner of each division.
Our CS Music Community is not one that is stagnant. We are made up of real musicians who offer diverse perspectives and experiences; even more importantly, we pay it forward
CS Music: Tell us a little about yourself. Nichelle Lewis: I am entering my senior year at Molloy College’s CAP21. I have been singing since the 5th grade when I
Hannah Bautista was the First Place winner of the 2020 CS Music Vocal Competition for the High School Musical Theatre Division. More than 1,600 singers participated in the online competition that culminated with the finals on May 30, 2020. This is part 1 of 6 as we highlight the First Place winner of each division.
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.
Let’s face it, you may not be up-to-date on the latest and greatest technology and you may not have ever given an online lesson in your life, we’re here to tell you, it’s going to be okay. Transitioning to online lessons can be challenging at first, there are a lot of unknowns to overcome, but you’ve got this! With a little willingness to learn, you can empower your teaching abilities and reach your students in ways you’ve never been able to in the past. In this article, we will outline six ways to survive the transition to online lessons.
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