As the rest of the world continues to enjoy the growing perks and popularity of working from home, those teaching private voice lessons through the web are still working out the kinks. It’s only a matter of time, however, before continually evolving technology makes this a staple possibility.
Welcome to the December issue of Classical Singer magazine! It’s a privilege to serve on the Editorial Board because I am a great believer in the value of Classical Singer.
University years can be tricky to navigate for a voice major. Students are constantly subjected to many comments, critiques, suggestions, and ideas. Get off to the best start and learn how to handle tough situations by heeding the wisdom of someone who has walked in your shoes and now walks another path as a university professor.
The So You Want to Sing series continues to produce books directed to vocalists interested in specific genres. The Rowman & Littlefield series, sponsored by the National Association of Teachers
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.
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.
New to meditation? Discover some of the benefits for singers and get a free meditation session from a trained and experienced professional.
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.
Voice equipment and applications have never been more convenient or simple. Find tips for personal or professional use here.
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.
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.
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
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