It is time for people to stop referring to “musicians and singers” as though the former does not contain the latter.
Transform your body into an optimal singing machine with my new book on sport-specific training & anatomy for singers, out this spring!
The application for Joyce DiDonato’s 2018 Master Class series is now available. These guidelines will help you get your materials in great shape for submission.
Is identity a given, a work in progress, or just an illusion?
My first two books, Vocal Fitness: A Singer’s Guide to Physical Training, Anatomy, and Biomechanics and The Singer’s Audition & Career Handbook, are forthcoming from Rowman & LIttlefield in spring 2018.
For the past several months I have been asking myself whether there is anything at all I can do to counter the very real threats our democracy is now facing and feeling disempowered. I now have some hope that there is a way that my specialized skill set can be of broader practical use.
Artistry may not be something that can be taught, but we can design curricula and create an environment that encourages its development.
Achieving vocal technical mastery need not be a maddening process.
Vocal training programs must provide for the cultivation of good alignment, stamina, balanced strength and flexibility, and overall health and well-being.
A Master of Music is a professional degree - one that by definition qualifies the recipient to practice a trade. We must ensure that our voice MMs are ready to go to work.