It’s January now and all of the sudden this 8-ish month marathon you’ve been running suddenly feels like a sprint. Congrats to you for making it this far! Making it… Read more Great expectations: The Area Audition →
I was singing a solo audition one time where one man on the panel literally closed his notebook and started pacing around the room and proceeded to eat a granola… Read more First impressions matter: How to stand out in a crowd →
Steps for selecting your voice part for all-state auditions:
Consult your voice teacher once the music is released and do a usable range test. Usable means you can easily hit these notes on any day without going to falsetto up top or sounding like you’re belching on the bottom of the range. While falsetto might get you into the region choir, most boys have trouble qualifying for area or making all-state while using falsetto since they are competing against voices who can sing consistently throughout their range.
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One thing I say to my students over and over again is this: While this process is competitive, it is not like basketball, it’s like running track: you only play offense,… Read more A judge’s point of view →
Have you ever sat down to play a game you’ve never played before with a bunch of people who have? Inevitably, someone takes charge of explaining it. Then the other… Read more How does it all work? →
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