Meet a husband-and-wife team who made and continue to make career decisions based on what will be best for their family, including a new app they hope will also be best for singers.
Baritone Thomas Meglioranza shares his passion for food with the creation of a food app designed to help diners branch outside of their comfort zone.
Find out how two opera companies and one training program are using improvisation to draw audiences in and how it is proving beneficial for both audiences and singers alike.
CS decided to find out more about Opera on the James’ new Young Artist Program, which just finished its inaugural year. The program’s first four participants tell why they decided to take a chance on a start-up program and how it compared to their expectations.
With so many early music festivals dotting the land, how can you begin to know which one is right for you? As always, research, research, research. And this sampling of several first-rate festivals is the perfect jumping-off point to begin your search.
Broadway composer and lyricist Craig Carnelia and classically trained crossover guru Sylvia McNair weigh in on how singers can successfully dip their toe and eventually dive into the crossover waters. Carnelia and McNair will share even more of their wisdom with convention attendees in New York this May.
More than 10 years ago, CS surveyed readers about issues of discrimination in the singing business, and the results were reprinted in the 20th anniversary issue (see December 2007). As we now begin the second decade of the twenty-first century, find out what readers have to say about racial discrimination today.
A singer, mother, teacher, and more tells how she has found success in her own unique career path. She shares why choosing her family before her career really isn’t a sacrifice at all and how she continues to find her own voice in the noise around her.
Directors from the Boston Early Music Festival talk about what the festival is, how and what singers can glean from all it has to offer—including performing opportunities, and what advice they recommend for a successful early music audition.
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