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! … Continue readingHow to Prepare Yourself for Getting a Manager
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. … Continue readingNo One is Coming to Save You
I just finished a book called, The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F**k. During the entire book, I couldn’t help but think about how this practice can be usedContinue readingNot Giving a F**K About Auditioning
Okay, I know this title is misleading. It’s not that easy, but I will show you five easy steps that have helped me to become the opera singer that IContinue readingHow To Become an Opera Singer in Five Easy Steps!
In the wake of the newest Placido Domingo investigation, I feel like I need to say something. “It was a different time then” is not an excuse! It’s a cop-out!Continue reading#MeToo in Opera: It Was A Different Time Then
What I do know is that a straight forward honest compliment feels great. I straight forward dishonest compliment feels great too! Being nice feels great! … Continue readingOne Kind Gesture Made Me Kinder.
Positive affirmations has enhanced my singing in more ways than I could have imagined. Here’s how I replaced negative talk with positive affirmations. … Continue readingHow Positive Affirmation Enhanced My Singing