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What they're up to: how four local professional singers are using their downtime


We asked four local professional singers how they have been filling their days with the arts world - and the rest of the world - on pause.
Phone with music books

A Guide to Teaching Online Lessons


Ellen Allen shares her best practices - and words of encouragement! - for teachers embarking on online lessons.
James Dargan in performance

The Artivist in Action: a singer's guide to speaking out by James Dargan


"An artist's job is to speak to the times." Nina Simone Dear fellow singers,
Prodigal Son production photo

Bridging the Pit: Advice for opera singers from director Kirsten Z Cairns


Everyone wants to have a good time in the rehearsal room! We’re all there to work hard, have fun, be inspired, and create something wonderful. We all know, however, that it can be really daunting,… continue
Katrina Holden

Five tips for singers this audition season by Katrina Holden-Buckley


Get out your jewel-toned wrap dresses, modest heels, and black suits! It’s YAP audition season!
Sarah Rogers

A Guide to Choosing the Right Graduate School


So you’ve finally decided to go to grad school. Great! Now what?
Laura Loge

Finding Your Career Niche: One Singer’s Path


What does a career in music look like? That’s a question that young singers (and accomplished ones!) are often asked, usually with a tone of disbelief that such a thing is possible.
Kim Lamoureux

Singing with Chronic Health Challenges


Guest author and soprano Kim Lamoureux offers her experience and advice around managing chronic health challenges as a singer.
Score study

Learning Music: A Beginner's Guide


Check out this guide and leave a comment with your own tips, tricks and advice so other singers can learn from your expertise!