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Welcome to the January issue of Classical Singer magazine! I hope you enjoy the in-depth coverage and advice on summer programs. Training is obviously a critical part of our craft,

Prepping For A Sensational European Summer

Perhaps you have already made your summer program or YAP plans for 2019 but need help with the logistics, or perhaps you have not even started considering the options available. Find answers wherever you are in this process here.

A Summer in Ohio : Celebrating 40 Seasons of the Ohio Light Opera

A Midwest company credits much of its success to a strong collaboration among the participating artists and directors, a high production value, and a supportive community while striving to bridge the gap between traditional operetta and musical theatre.

Vocal Energy vs. Vocal Tension

Find greater insight into the differences between an overly relaxed phonation and one that is energized and efficient.

Ask Dr. Jahn – Acid Reflux

Dear Dr. Jahn,  Has laryngeal acid reflux always been an issue for singers, or is it more prominent now because of changes in our foods and lifestyles?      

Influencers of Singing: Interview with Darin Adams

Mark Stoddard: Well, good day. It’s now time for our podcast of the Influencers of Professional Music and Theater. I’m Mark Stoddard, marketing and media consultant to CS Music and

Choices in an Age of Unethical Behavior

With so much corruption, injustice, and unfairness in the world and music industry, it can feel like there is little anyone can do to improve the current state. But by making changes in ourselves and speaking out, singers can make a real difference for good.

Navigating the Singer’s Network

Find answers to some tough networking questions from singers who have built lasting and strong connections by focusing on creating authentic relationships.

Realistic Ways to Work in Europe

Considering working abroad? Wondering where and how to start? Find resources here to begin your career overseas.

Adventures in Marino Land : Megan Marino

Megan Marino’s impressive talent has taken her to several top-notch opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, Opéra national de Paris, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, and the Santa Fe Opera. Her résumé also includes awards from the William Matheus Sullivan Foundation, the Gerda Lissner Foundation, the Kurt Weill Foundation, and the George London Foundation as well as first prize wins in both the Marcello Giordani Foundation and the Oratorio Society of New York competitions. But it’s her positive perspective and fun personality, coupled with this talent, that has left her in high regard with her colleagues and fellow singers.

The Singer’s Library : No Instruments Needed

As the a cappella craze continues to sweep the world, a new book, written by a pioneer in this field, provides an in-depth perspective to a style that has been evolving for thousands of years and is here to stay.

Where I Last Got Paid To Sing : Full-Time Dream Job with Briana Rossi

Discover how a singing profession not only provides a steady income but also leads to learning new, unexpected skills.