WHERE LAST I GOT PAID TO SING -SERIES CJ Greer balances a career as an assistant professor of music and music theatre at the University of Nevada–Reno with performing musical
Any singer’s worst fear is seriously damaging their voice. Livelihood, personal identity, and mental health can be affected. This first entry in a new Classical Singer column focuses on the very personal story of a renowned teacher and singer whose life was shaken when this fear became a reality.
Read about a classically trained singer whose performance career has enjoyed more frequency and profit in Broadway roles.
Scheduling flexibility, greater performance training, and earning income are benefits found in the heart of production as a chorister.
Read about one singer’s gig involving a merger between operatic and popular styles coupled with emerging technology.
Discover how a singing profession not only provides a steady income but also leads to learning new, unexpected skills.
Networking and making connections with directors and conductors are crucial to building a singing career. But, as one singer shows, the connections made with an audience during a performance are deeper and leave a lasting impression.
Innovation in the opera world is endless, and this month it crosses genres again, speaking to modern society and creating greater unification.
When Kristin Gornstein was asked at the last minute to step in for another mezzo and workshop the first act of a brand new opera, she jumped at the chance.
With advanced training, composure, and professionalism, the gondoliers in Nevada are making an impression with opera and making a sustainable living.
One soprano shows that you never know what’s around the next corner in this industry and how preparation is a singer’s most valuable tool.
Consider some reasons in addition to money to say yes to a gig, including bringing joy to people who really need it.
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