Singer and voice professor Michelle Latour shares her journey through menopause, including factors in how to manage symptoms and biological changes in ways that helped her continue to thrive in her work as well as manage other aspects of entering middle age.
Choosing repertoire for undergraduate auditions can be difficult to negotiate. You want to present something that fits your voice and highlights your strengths, yet is not overdone. How do you know if you have chosen the appropriate rep? Look no further! Read on to discover what college professors really think about your audition selections.
Many singers participate in study programs abroad during the summer. As a voice teacher and faculty member for a summer program in Italy, I am often asked, why should singers
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Confucius said, “Choose a job you love and you will never work a day in your life.” For the majority of singers, this is precisely why we do what we
Is the quest for the fountain of youth necessary in order to maintain your singing career and preserve that competitive edge? Is it worth it to subject yourself to injections
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I vividly remember my early practice sessions as a young singer. I started my musical endeavors with flute in fourth grade and piano the following year. I did not discover
By the end of the spring semester of 2012, my voice was trashed. With a full voice studio, two lecture classes, and a busy performance schedule, my voice was completely
What do artistic directors have to say about body image, weight, and hiring practices? Are singer and teacher perceptions about industry standards false? For an article in Classical Singer
Did you know that by choosing the wrong audition repertoire you can actually hinder your chances of being admitted into the school of your dreams? Do you choose repertoire that
What kind of first impression will you convey at your next audition? You have completed your graduate degree in performance from a prestigious music conservatory. You have the absolute
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