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

8 Important Tips for Navigating the Singing Business!

Don’t you love a good numbered list of important things on the internet? Who doesn’t! So here’s the BSR Blog’s very first numbered list of 8 Important Tips for Navigating the Singing Business. These are things I’ve either learned the hard way, seen people learn the hard way, figured out after much trial and error,… Read More 8 Important Tips for Navigating the Singing Business!