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Finding the Right Voice Studio Fit: Considerations for Students and Teacher

André Chiang and Victoria Vargas discuss studio inclusivity and ways to create and maintain a safe space in the voice studio.

2023 Sphinx Medalist Aundi Marie Moore makes her Carnegie Hall Debut

Soprano Aundi Marie Moore was named by the Sphinx Organization as one of the 2023 recipients of the Sphinx Medal of Excellence. She'll be making her Carnegie Hall debut on October 20th, 2023.

Don’t Sing What You Must, Sing What You Are!

Tenor Josaphat Contreras shares his story of creating a recital program based on his cultural heritage and why you should focus your efforts on authentically performing for yourself.

Crossover Corner: Baby One More Time

This month’s Crossover Corner explores triple threat training, stylistic differences across shows, and the reminder that through it all, singers need to breathe.

Breaking into Voice Acting (Part 2): Studio and Equipment

Part 2 of this series on voiceover focuses on creating your studio space and the equipment that can help you put your best foot forward. 

College Connection: Auditioning for College – What I Wish I’d Known

Many singers wish they’d known more before their auditions. Read on to learn what college audition panels are looking for. 

Decolonizing the Art Song with Patricia Caicedo

Singer, scholar, writer, and educator Patricia Caicedo has made art song by Latin American and Iberian composers more accessible. In this interview, she shares her creative mission, entrepreneurial spirit, and process for decolonization, opening up new pathways for singers.

The Singer’s Library: The Enduring Legacy of Late, Great Pedagogues

New posthumously published books allow the pedagogy of two beloved teachers to live on

Latonia Moore: “I Love, Live, and Breathe Music”

Latonia Moore is an artist with great depth and stylistic variety. She shares her background in jazz, what makes her voice smile, and the lessons learned from taking breaks vocally. Read on for more on Moore, including her advice about specific intentions as you build your career. 

Tips for Musical Theatre College Pre-screen Video Auditions

College audition season is upon us, and one of the first hurdles for musical theatre college auditions is the pre-screen video. Here’s some advice from behind the audition table on how to put your best foot forward and truly shine.

Pulling Off a Sick Performance

You’ve spent hours practicing and fine-tuning for an important performance and are feeling prepared and excited. Take some thought to also prepare for any potential setbacks that could start with a sniffle. 

Six Tips for Video Auditions

One of the lasting effects of the COVID pandemic is that more schools are allowing recordings of auditions. That recording is typically video, and so it seems like a good topic to explore. Read on for six tips for video auditions.