Clarity

‘Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.’  -Thomas Edison I think most of us have a small, seemingly impossible dream or desire that could turn into an amazing opportunity.  It could be an opportunity to make money, but more likely, it is an opportunity for happiness… Read More Clarity

Insanity

In grad school, you are supposed to Specialize.  When I went into this whole thing, I thought I wanted to specialize in Mozart and Strauss.  These composers’ musics are perfectly suited to my voice – so that is what I pursued.  However, in hindsight, I think my specialization was INSANITY. From day 1, in typical… Read More Insanity

Beauty

I am trying to stay focussed on the reason why I decided to make music for a living. Beyond all of the judgement of one’s peers, beyond the politics of being cast or getting an audition or not, beyond rude agents and ‘extraneous’ work (what I might call the requirements for my degree), it really… Read More Beauty

Balance

Balancing school and a slowly growing singing career is very difficult.  There is external pressure to invest in both, and there are precious few moments where the two pursuits overlap.  It is a constant battle – live for the moment, or live for the future? Luckily for me, lately, it has come down to the… Read More Balance