As soon as I started this blog, I knew that I would eventually write this post. Still, my hands are a little shaky and I feel a little queasy but it also feels right in a way.Read More
Today I went for a walk in the woods.Read More
No, I have not started posting ads on my site, but when I saw this commercial on TV this morning, it stopped me dead in my tracks. Take thirty seconds to check it out.
I think the dialogue is so hilarious! "I brought you this pie to see if you're weird!"Read More
I used to think that I could "get some technique." That vocal technique was some fixed, rigid thing, outside of me, that I would build over time and then just preserve through practicing.Read More
“As a teacher and mentor, I am committed to the possibility of nurturing the heart and soul of humanity of the young artists, and empowering their life-long contribution to the global community as artists, healers, and loving human beings.” — Pianist Lorin Hollander in Teaching Musicians: A Photographer’s View by Diane Asseo Griliches (p. 73)
… or to put it another way …Read More
When you have had a frustrating day in the practice room, try to remember why you started.
What made you fall in love with music and with singing?
Can you remember where you were? Can you remember the precise moment when you decided: YES. THIS.
Who was there? How did it feel? What were you singing?Read More