Growing Pains

Hello comrades! Let’s talk about “growing pains”. Sometimes there is a season for something really cool in your professional life, and then a few years later, it’s not so sizzling anymore. I think this can be due to growth, and not to a fault of the thing that we were originally excited about. Examples from […]

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What “eclectic” means

All knowledge cannot be contained inside one person’s mind, one method’s pedagogy, or one era’s zeitgeist. Most singers will naturally acquire technical ideas from different sources. However, one can skim the surface of many methods, consciously or unconsciously only “finding” ideas that fit into what they already think they know. That would be confirmation bias: […]

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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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