Composer and Voice Teacher David Sisco talks about how to write responsibly for the voice in musical theatre.… Read More Writing for Today’s Musical Theatre Performer
It’s been a little over a year since I stepped down from my post as a voice teacher at a competitive musical theatre program. Since then, I have been reflecting on why I really left and whether or not I would take on a long-term position at a college or university again. I’ve decided to… Read More Why I Left Academia
“Where should I audition?” There are literally hundreds of musical theatre programs in the United States and internationally. … Read More College Audition Season: Where Should I Audition?
A good comedy song is worth its weight in gold, and we have a plethora of them on our site. … Read More Anthology, Volume 13: Comedic Up-Tempo (Women)
This week we’re highlighting 5 dramatic up-tempo songs for various voice types that strike that fine balance of intention, tone, and pace.… Read More Anthology, Volume 11: Dramatic Up-Tempo
I start with what I see is an undeniable fact: one can no longer make a career doing just one thing. It is, at the very least, difficult. Today’s singer must be willing to traverse the boundaries of style whether they pursue an active performing or teaching career. Even the Renée Flemings of the world… Read More Working Across Styles
For the last several years, I’ve written a letter to my senior musical theatre students at Marymount Manhattan College, which I’ve published on this blog. It’s purpose is to give these young professionals my final thoughts before they step out into the world. And, in no small part, it’s also a way for me to… Read More An Open Letter to My Graduating Seniors, Vol. 5