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I do not like to be bad at things. I have been this way most of my life, and it is one of my worst faults. I will go out of my way to avoid doing things in which I do not excel. In…

January 26, 2022

Cold season: The struggle is real

Your vocals are sick, but not in a good way because it’s cold season. Not to worry — I’ve got you covered. Here’s to vocal hygiene. Read on. 1. Hydrate. Proper hydration is the most important thing you can do for vocal health. Your pee…

February 17, 2015
music teaching

You’re getting warmer

After the shooting in Newtown, Conn., last December, I had what alcoholics may refer to as “a moment of clarity.” I’ve written before about my inner conflict with performing as something that I see as fundamentally selfish. (I know many performers who see performing…

April 18, 2013

Robots are our friends

I’m trying to simplify. I’m trying to streamline. I deleted my Instagram account 1.) because I have too many social media accounts and find it overwhelming and 2.) because they changed their policies and I don’t agree with them. So that was easy. I’m…

January 15, 2013