The finals came up for NATS. We sang… results came out… and I got fourth place. It couldn’t be! I thought this year was my year… But Rafael won.
When I was in college, there was this unspoken rumor going around that if you just sing good enough, you’ll get a manager and you will get tons of work. You’ll take the Metropolitan Opera!Houston Opera! San Francisco Opera and others by storm. They will all just come begging for you!
When I was studying in college I showed a lot of promise. I suppose even in Community College people were very supportive of a lot of us. There is a lot of potential to be had in places like that and because of that there was a lot of false promises.
People and professors would say things like, “You’re going to be this role or you’re gonna go and star in this show,” etc. It was very supportive and very exciting, I suppose. But then as the years went on and I got better at singing my my ego became more inflated.
I thought, “Well surely surely now I’m ready to go and take over the Metropolitan Opera.” It didn’t really work that way for me.
Have you ever had these thoughts? Well I have too. As a matter of fact I’ve been having them a lot more recently than I can remember. Here’s the kicker thought. I’m not a failure at life.
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