Ticket giveaway for 3/24 — enter now for Thursday’s drawing

Join the South Bay Children’s Choir for their biggest project yet — we have two sets of two tickets to give away for the March 24 performance in Torrance, including the Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers, two-time Grammy award winner Cathy Fink on banjo and guitar, the SBCC choirs singing Fink’s charming arrangements of Appalachian folk … Read more

New workshop: The Social Studio launches 1/14

This coming Monday is the first of our 2013 Resolution Series, with “The Social Studio”, a seminar long in the works that offers an intro to online marketing for the 21st-century teacher of lessons. Whether you teach music, acting, dance, art or something else, in private or group lessons, using social media to engage your … Read more

The NCINA: The presenter’s holy grail?

Presenting and promoting classical music events comes with its own challenges, as we at the List will experience in living color when we launch our unSUNg series next summer.  Greg Sandow, one of our favorite bloggers, has landed in the same philosophical vein that we’re embracing, but says it so much better:  he believes that … Read more

Here we go again

She’s 12.  She’s famous.  She’s also way too sexy for the cover on her latest CD (received with gratitude by our editor as a holiday gift from one of our concertgoers).  Jackie Evancho is the center of both mania and controversy, and she’s another sign that the future of music (sales) is in hype, hype, … Read more

A gift for our birthday (sort of)

Today just happens to be the official anniversary of the start of Lauri’s List — although the exact date is estimated, approximately ten years ago today we started as a little distribution list in an email program.  (If you really want to know, you can read our Listory.)  We’ll celebrate after the holidays — be … Read more

Save these dates for 2013

  It’s going to be a big year, with a major milestone, more workshops, great Gatherings, and a new showcase series next summer.   Mark these down now… there are more to come!   Jan 6 — 10th Anniversary Party (register) Jan 14-28 — 2013 Resolution Series (3 workshops) The Social Studio — Teachers Building Tribes … Read more

Re-energizing your own career path

[Editor’s note:  During a recent conversation with amazing soprano Karen Hogle Brown (pictured right), we learned that Karen spent a good chunk of her summer this year attending OperaWorks‘ summer intensive program.  As Karen is fully established and in demand, we asked her to write about the importance of continuing education throughout a career.  Here … Read more

ACA Preview: Will health reform be enough for singers?

Joanna Cazden‘s fans are intensely loyal and enthusiastic, and with good reason:  this wonder of a voice therapist has saved countless voices across the Southland, and where her reach has already been extensive beyond the local area, it’s about to get significantly bigger, as Hal Leonard’s Performing Arts Publishing Group has taken over publication of … Read more

LA’s best voices show their brassy stuff

Hollywood is home to a vocal project that is drawing drawing bona fide excitement from fans and performers alike:  Singers Elite‘s Vocal Big Band” has deconstructed the classic sound of a 40s-style jazz engine, replacing the horns and strings with… singers!  The sound is surprising, even magnetic, and is creating a buzz across the industry. … Read more

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