Category Archives: Teaching Voice

Dishing with Dennis and Cat, Part 1

I still plan to finish the Divas in Drag Series, but for the next month or so, I’m offering a light summer diversion … Dennis Milam Bensie and I were introduced through my boyfriend’s daughter, who is a costume designer, … Continue reading

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Can’t you sing any louder?!

What every classical singer dreads: that moment when the conductor says, “Miss M., you need to singer louder!” Of course, conductors who really know their stuff (or don’t have a secret agenda to humiliate singers) will never say this, because … Continue reading

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Beware the Leeches!

I’m going to try not to preach too much here, but I’d like to offer a few warning signs for the truly naive and hopeful. Most of these people know how badly you want to keep your dream of stardom alive, and that is how they get you. Continue reading

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Spare me the Bambinos singing “O mio babbino caro”!

… arias in the mouths of babes usually end up sounding like caterwauling. Chances are, you will simply end up showing us what you CAN’T do. Continue reading

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