Why do Opera Singers get Standing Ovations in Reality Shows?

Did you ever watch one of those talent shows? Everyone gets a kind of “meh” reaction from both, audience and judges, and when the next unassuming, average looking person standing on the stage opens her/his mouth, and out comes an operatic sound, they all go wild? Interesting observation. This may very well be a non-rational…

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How To Deal With Grief When You’re Spiritual

By now you may have heard that my beloved Ma — classical singer, conductor, music teacher, and voice coach — suddenly passed two days ago. Adjusting to this new reality has been a journey unlike any other so far. Thank you all so much for your amazing love, understanding, support, and compassion. I feel inspired…

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Did You Ever Get Your Feelings Hurt When Singing? How To Deal With It

Did this ever happen to you? Did you ever get your feelings hurt when singing? I know I did! Here’s how to deal with that — my thoughts and feelings about this situation: We all have emotions and old stored patterns that, if not recognized and dissolved, will come out in a moment of tiredness, weakness, anger,…

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What is the Most Important Tip for Great Vocals When Singing?

The most important tip for ‘Great Vocals when Singing” is to be in your greatness, and aware of your greatness. Now, before any misunderstanding creeps in as to the arrogance and pressure of that statement, let me clarify: Being aware of your Divine Nature — and the particular manifestation you represent — is at the…

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Does Practice Improve Your Singing Voice? Or Is It God Gifted?

Yes. And: Yes. You’re welcome. 😉 But seriously: Of course some of us have talents others don’t. We are not cookie cutter versions of each other. Rather, we are snowflakes, each with our own sets of skills, likes, dislikes, history, karma, intentions, and plans for this life. So clearly, there will always be those of…

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Your Self-Expression: How To Get Started Writing No Matter How Busy You Are

Here’s a boost for your self-expression. This is a guest blog from my dear friend Colleen Story, author of Overwhelmed Writer Rescue: How to Get Started Writing No Matter How Busy You Are Have you felt the urge to write? Maybe you’ve wanted to start a new journal. Scientists have discovered through years of research…

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HOW TO HEAL YOUR EMOTIONS – VIDEO – PART 2

BUILD YOUR INSTRUMENT FOR LIFE – PART 2: This is the second part of the previous article and video where I showed you how to put the mind to the side, and go into the body and dissolve in your body where you are feeling the tension or the stress, rather than going over and…

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Have You Ever Been Told You Can’t Sing?

When I was 18 I auditioned for the Musikhochschule in Munich. I had always liked singing operas, and played piano in concerts starting age 4. As a 4th generation classical musician and singer I wanted to see where this love for music was taking me. I had prepared an aria in my range, somewhat high.…

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HOW TO HEAL YOUR EMOTIONS – VIDEO – PART 1

BUILD YOUR INSTRUMENT FOR LIFE – PART 1: When was the last time you felt absolutely stuck with something in your head, going around in circles and in circles, mulling over it, discussing it inside yourself, rehashing, trying to figure out what you could have done differently, and why didn’t you, and you’re getting into a knot…

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Your VOICE Can HEAL Your EMOTIONS – VIDEO

Our voice reflects our emotions. Have you ever encountered somebody who was really scared, or who was trying to control others, or who was feeling down? Have you noticed their voice is more monotonous, more constricted, less variety? That’s the expression in our voice of our emotions. Now what happens do you think if we change…

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