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!

How to Attract That Special Someone: 8 Ways for Small Opera Companies to Attract Quality Singers

Hi Readers! This blog regularly features career tips and perspective on the business for working singers, but wait- what about advice for the people on the other side of the table? Aren’t there best practices and suggestions for the organizers and producers who make the opportunities happen? The short answer is YES, so: et voilà!… Read More How to Attract That Special Someone: 8 Ways for Small Opera Companies to Attract Quality Singers

Don’t Take It Personally! Part One: Rejection Letters

It’s hard to be a working singer. Really, really hard. We have crazy schedules, we run on empty a lot because the business breaks us financially and emotionally, and we need *NEED* positive feedback regularly so we know we’re doing well. But we have to jump through hoops to get the work that gives us that feedback, and when the… Read More Don’t Take It Personally! Part One: Rejection Letters

The Unprepared Singer

All, I’m thrilled to present a new guest post by the talented Dana Lynne Varga. Thank you, Dana, and Happy Reading! -Angela The Unprepared Singer You look great! But can you sing? Young singers are constantly bombarded with conflicting information about appropriate repertoire, audition attire, singer websites, resumes, bios and headshots. So utterly consumed with these seemingly pressing… Read More The Unprepared Singer

BSR Workshop on Sunday, February 7th, 2016: Auditions!

Boston Singers’ Resource is thrilled to announce the first BSR Workshop: Auditions! Hosted by Dana Varga, Phil Lauriat, Elaine Crane, and Angela Jajko, join us for an interactive session combining panel discussion and demonstration, master class coaching, and Q&A. Our panelists bring deep experience from different areas of the business relevant to Boston-based singers: regional… Read More BSR Workshop on Sunday, February 7th, 2016: Auditions!