Why bother?

Why study singing? Why create? Why perform? Why stand up for what you believe? Am I not just another tiny redundancy in a mob of billions of people? Here is the answer: This uniqueness and singleness which distinguishes each individual and gives a meaning to his existence has a bearing on creative work as much […]

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Shaking it up

Sometimes we need a change. Things we do repeatedly can start to go south, in the sense that we do them more and more automatically, less mindfully, and with less interest. This effect is good for many things, but lousy for staying inspired or enthused. Consider doing something new for mind or body this week. […]

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Bubbles

It is easy for anyone who leads to become encased in a bubble, including voice teachers. When they develop followings, there is the danger that they can be surrounded by people who do not challenge them. All the “yes people” become the bubble. Once the bubble forms, some typically soapy behaviors may increase. There are […]

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