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Opera Ebony: The Benjamin Matthews Vocal Competition

Opera Ebony is the longest continually operating Black opera company in the U.S. It was created to champion Black artists by presenting them in standard repertoire as well as works that celebrate historical figures like Fredrick Douglas and Harriet Tubman.

Classical Singing in Las Vegas: A Growing Community

Las Vegas, Nevada is home to some of the most innovative, spectacular performances that you’ll ever experience. Here are some of the organizations that keep classical singing alive and thriving in the valley outside of the casinos.

College Costs, Financial Aid, and Scholarships

The cost of attending college is a big part of the discussion for most students. Here are some thoughts on how to approach the question of paying for college.

It’s All About the Mucosa: Healing and Preventing Vocal Fold Injuries

Let’s face it, mucus is not an enthralling subject. Yet the purpose of our mucus membranes is profound: they are the respiratory system’s first line of defense. Read on to learn how mucus can help our singing!

Demystifying Audition Season

It’s a new year and auditions are still here! Here are some tips to help you feel prepared, confident, and not overly precious of the next time you are given the opportunity to perform in front of a panel.

The Grammys From a Classical Singer’s Perspective

Individuality, pretty singing, timeless songs – this year's Grammys were a pleasant surprise for opera singer and voice teacher, Minda Larsen. Read on for her perspective on the 2024 Grammys.

Music Major Minute: Singers (Should) Have More Fun

Having fun is an essential part of your practice routine—and a necessary but delightful way to achieve your goals while reducing stress.

Victoria Clark: Willing to Find the Voice Inside

Tony Award-winner Victoria Clark is the kind of Broadway artist that makes singers dream of singing professionally. In this interview, she shares how she created the title character in Kimberly Akimbo and how the belief others had in her talent built her confidence as a performer.

Inside the Industry: January 2024

In this column, we explore singers to watch, celebrate new albums, note new resources for singers, and other industry changes. Check out what's been happening!

Trauma-Informed Voice Care

Learn from experts on trauma-informed voice care how to provide compassionate instruction and how to create a safe space in the voice studio.

Program Spotlight: Mary Ragland YAP

The Mary Ragland Emerging Artist Program at Nashville Opera is one of the prominent YAPs in the United States. The program provides an excellent experience to Emerging Artists while also focusing on their well-being. Read on to learn more.

Keeping Company on the Road: Packing

You booked a touring contract! Congratulations! Now what on earth should you pack? Read on to see what a performer on a Broadway National Tour would pack!