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La Dolce Amara

I wanted to sing, and I wasn't being allowed to do that.

Unexplained Hoarseness

“Dear Dr. Jahn: My doctor says my larynx is normal, but I’m still slightly hoarse. What is going on?” This is a frustrating, and not infrequent, occurrence. The voice is

3 Steps to Perfect Practice

A spiritual approach to more fulfilling practice sessions

Handel Helps Humanity

Performers donate fees and proceeds from Messiah to charities

Move Over, Miss Snodgrass

Singers who are traveling full-time are becoming increasingly more vocal about keeping family relationships strong. Sarah Bryan Miller, a homeschooler herself, answers the many requests for information on the ins, outs, and details of homeschooling for singers and their families.

Who’s Perfect?

Concrete help to maximize performance by focusing energy and resources

A Coaching Career in NYC

Should you take the plunge? Joan Krueger on the pros and
cons of being a New York City coach

Performing in NYC–Play and Pay : An interview with Conard Fowkes

New York taxes are among the highest in the nation. For 21 years, Volunteer Income Taxes for Artists (VITA) has done income tax returns for performers at no charge. Conard Fowkes, an experienced actor and volunteer with VITA, explains the potential pitfalls hidden within the complexity of New York tax laws.

A Singer’s Life In….

Do you have to live in New York City to have a career? Professional and emerging professional singers from around the world talk about where they live and work.

Where Singers Live

Looking through our database we found building which have seven or more singers living in them.

Life in New York

One year ago, soprano Kimberley Bentley began the process of transforming herself from a student to a professional singer. The proposition is formidable under any circumstances, and life in New York City presents special challenges. Photographer Jonathan Ellis documented a week’s worth of frustrations and triumphs. Kimberley discusses them below.