From Desk to Stage: Transitioning Well From Day Job to Rehearsal and Performance

Hi Readers! I’m convinced that the greatest resource we have in the singing business is each other, because the vast and ever-growing network of generous colleagues who share their hard-won knowledge every chance they get gives us all a hand up the ladder. Today the BSR Blog is thrilled to present a guest post from our… Read More From Desk to Stage: Transitioning Well From Day Job to Rehearsal and Performance

Lord, Give Me Strength: How to Deal With a Challenging Gig

So that gig you accepted has turned out to be, shall we say, challenging. In business, they like to call these situations “opportunities”, because let’s keep it positive, people! But in the arts, we calls ’em like we sees ’em: trainwrecks. So what do you do when you discover that you signed onto a trainwreck? Well,… Read More Lord, Give Me Strength: How to Deal With a Challenging Gig

What to Wear to Auditions: Answers to Three FAQs!

Skip the “Audition Uniform”! It’s all the rage in auditioning these days. Social media posts are proudly proclaiming a break from jewel-tone wrap dresses in a picture parade of prints, slacks, jumpsuits, muumuus, and tuxedos. Well, not so much the last two, because, well, there are some things that are clearly not time/place appropriate. I mean, you’d… Read More What to Wear to Auditions: Answers to Three FAQs!

8 Back to School Tips from BSR

Hi Readers! It’s that time of year, that wonderful time when the shelves are stripped bare at Target: it’s back to school! So BSR’s esteemed Executive Director Margaret Felice, an accomplished singer, writer and teacher, has assembled this great list of tips for singers navigating their first years in college or conservatory. Seriously, where was this when… Read More 8 Back to School Tips from BSR