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

Audition mojo for all

Backstage, the essential resource for theater and film actors on both coasts, requires a subscription for access to audition listings (sound familiar?), so many singers tend to ignore it unless they’re actively seeking jobs in musical theater.  However, the website holds an enormous wealth of resources that could apply to classical vocal performers and other … Read more

Are you ready for HHDs?

The first time a singer dives into temple work can be very rewarding, with lush music, a rich history and lovely community.  But if you’re unfamiliar with the culture and traditions that are a central part of the High Holy Days, this primer, provided by our own Shelly Fox, will help: High Holy Day Dos … Read more

Keeping music muscles in shape

[From guest blogger and Lister, Amy Engelhardt]   This year. while I spent a chunk of time in New York City, I sought out freelance work at churches and temples for some extra dinero, as I have done for 20+ years subbing for many of YOU sopranos and altos in Los Angeles.  Because I had … Read more

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