I had the immense privilege of judging the majority of the Musical Theatre rounds in this year’s CS Vocal Competition in Chicago. I heard so many impressive voices in both
Many have experienced the joy that comes from belting it out in an empty house, but few have the dedication it takes to turn it into something more. Colin Aikins
This is part of CS Music’s ongoing “Influencers of Singing” series. If you have questions you would like submitted or influencers to recommend, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Influencers of Singing: 7 Questions
This is part of CS Music’s ongoing “Influencers of Singings” series. If you have questions you would like submitted or influencers to recommend, email email@example.com. 7 Questions with Dr.
“Do or do not. There is no try.” -Yoda What does it take to be an Olympian? Besides having amazing talent, solid technique, an unfailing belief in oneself, desire
It’s incredibly common to hear the phrase “practice makes perfect,” but did you know there’s better and worse ways to practice? Whether you’ve been singing all your life, or are
Finding the right pianist is extremely important. After all, there’s more to a song recital than the singer. Someone who knows this to be true is Julius Drake, pianist and
In this year of the Winter Olympics, we watch figure skaters trying to achieve the perfect balance of athleticism and artistry. Triple- triple combinations are required among the ladies, while
“For centuries, scientists, philosophers, physicians, composers, poets and writers have argued about the function of the heart. Is its sole purpose to move blood throughout our bodies, or does it
“First forget inspiration, Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit is persistence in practice.” Octavia Butler What is your routine, follow-up or strategy
With the CS Music Vocal Competition beginning this week, I thought it’d be an appropriate time to share some of the many success stories we’ve heard from participants. The unique
You may be thinking, “Not another article on how to prepare for auditions!” We have all most likely read many of them. What people don’t often tell you however, is what people
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