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A Guide to Teaching Online Lessons

Ellen Allen shares her best practices - and words of encouragement! - for teachers embarking on online lessons.
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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,
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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.
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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!
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Three ways to promote your work with BSR

Our new website is here - and you can use it to promote your work right away! Here are three of the most exciting features for singers.
Sarah Whitten

Beyond Pedagogy: When vocal technique is no longer enough

Every singer has sticky spots - those places where things aren’t working as they should and there’s a negative impact on the voice. Maybe it’s tension held somewhere in the body. Perhaps it’s… continue