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Angela covers the fraught topic of audition outfits, explaining why you got those weird comments from the last panel about your shoes, and how to dress for success. Auditions: What Not to Wear
Which aria? Why? Answers here. Audition Rep!
More thoughts on the whole process, including outfits and resumes and whatnot. A Few More Audition Tips
BSR Audition Tips Things to think about when preparing for BSR Annual Auditions.
BSR Audition Tips Coda Things that occurred to me after watching the BSR Annual Auditions.
Should you cancel? Shouldn’t you? Tips on how to make the dreaded call. Singing While Sick RESUMES
Tips for designing a resume that matches where you are in the business, communication tips, and website ideas. It’s a long one. Resumes, Emails, and Websites, Oh My
More thoughts on resumes, more helpful tips…I guess this one is kind of self-explanatory. A Few More Helpful Resume Tips MANAGING THE BUSINESS
Communication Pro Tip A suggestion for how to navigate the technology sea.
Getting Real: The Correlating Career A special guest post from Dana Lynn Varga of MetroWest Opera on a great method for building a healthy economic life in music.
The Almost Most Important Thing Four basic guidelines to business correspondence for singers. Surprisingly important these days.
How to say “can’t”. Nicely. On Cancelling
This is about Stage Managers. Short, but vital. A Backstage Tip
A guest post from Maestro Jung-Ho Pak of Cape Symphony on the value of video clips. Ready for My Close-Up, Mr. DeMille
How to cope with this part of the work. This awful, awful, On Rejection awful yet totally unavoidable, intrinsic-to-the-work part of the work.
Angela discusses the state of the opera business, what success really looks like these days, and why you shouldn’t think of yourself as a failure if you’re not a full-time singer. Spoiler: it’s not you. Success…
All things summer programs. What they’re for and how to pick them. YAPPITY YAP
Elaine Crane of Greater Worcester Opera details “12 Reasons to Be in an Opera Chorus”. A Special Guest Post by Elaine Crane! AND…
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