November 2018

Making It in Munich:

Mezzo-soprano Angela Brower credits much of her success to encouraging teachers and great training at both Arizona State University and Indiana University, which prepared her for a thriving career in Germany at the Bavarian State Opera. And this mezzo is not slowing down. In 2018, Brower debuts in both the Teatro Mayor in Bogotá, Colombia, and the Lyric Opera of Chicago in addition to a calendar full of concerts, recitals, masterclasses, and other operatic works worldwide. Known for her masterful and unique interpretations of Octavian, Dorabella, Hansel, and Cherubino, discover her process for making roles truly her own.

Revamp Your Recording Skills

Voice equipment and applications have never been more convenient or simple. Find tips for personal or professional use here.

Where I Last Got Paid to Sing : Sharing the Gift of Music with Baritone Siddharth Dubey

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.

From the Editor : Welcome to the November Issue of Classical Singer!

And welcome to a new era of the magazine. Last month was the final issue for our longtime Editor in Chief Sara Thomas. We love Sara and are so grateful

Singing While Sick? : The Doctor Is In

The ushering in of fall with all its wonderful colors and changes is also, unfortunately, accompanied with cold and flu season. But what if you absolutely must perform? Find tips for dealing with a compromised voice and how to make the most of this less-than-ideal circumstance.

From Seattle to Juilliard to Zürich to the Met: : Soprano Deanna Breiwick

One singer shows how a career path can take you miles away from where you began and how accomplishing big goals requires not only hard work but tons of positive thinking and self-empowerment.

The Singer’s Library : CCM Earns Some R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Once thought to be technically illegitimate, contemporary vocal music now sits in the forefront of everyday life and has become a major influence in musical theatre. A new publication has compiled the technical and biographical information from the pioneering pedagogues in this field, bringing greater knowledge and legitimacy to this former stylistic outcast.

The Music Major Minute: : Meditation 101 –Welcome to the Moment

New to meditation? Discover some of the benefits for singers and get a free meditation session from a trained and experienced professional.