Take Your Auditions to the Next Level with this Easy Acting Technique

The average opera audition lasts 5-10 minutes. The average opera lasts 2-3 hours. So how does an opera singer make a lasting impression and show the full range of their capabilities in such a short amount of time? I talk a lot about vocal technique, and that’s the first and best way to stand out … More Take Your Auditions to the Next Level with this Easy Acting Technique

How To Transition From Young Artist To Young Professional

There is no formula for starting a career in opera. There is no step-by-step program to get you to the professional level at which you want to be in your career. There are no guarantees and no fail-proof approaches to becoming a professional opera singer even after investing in years of voice study and education. … More How To Transition From Young Artist To Young Professional

That Time When I Was So Poor I Stole Food To Survive (and other starving artist stories)

Nothing is as easy as it seems. Especially a career in the performing arts. It took me a long time to get to where I am today with the success that I have, and I worked my ass off. What we see in a performing artist is the end product of a long journey of … More That Time When I Was So Poor I Stole Food To Survive (and other starving artist stories)

The Ultimate Hack for Singing your Best Italian

Compared to other opera languages like French, German, English, Russian, Czech, etc., Italian seems easy. The language itself consists of only pure vowels, some of which are open and closed. There’s no mixed vowels like French or German, and no crazy consonants like Czech or Russian. And unlike English, for the most part, what you … More The Ultimate Hack for Singing your Best Italian