I have yet to come across a singer or voice teacher who doesn't have at least a basic understanding of the ways breathing applies directly to singing. 

In my experience, though, the importance of breathing in the maintenance of vocal health and function outsid...

Hello interwebs. 

Yes, I do still blog when the mood strikes me – as it has recently. 

Figuring out what rep to sing has always been a struggle for me. I mean, your fach is ultimately what you get cast to sing, but all of us have to start by figuring out what to sing in...

It's currently Day 5 of Hurricane Harvey madness here in Houston. Since we're stuck inside and I've been slacking on blogging this year (best laid plans, right?), I figured this would be a good time to write a post. 

The fact that I can write this post now --...

I have been totally slacking off on my blog lately - oops!

I promise I have some brilliant new content coming soon.  In the meantime, here is an article on how and why I even have a blog to begin with, originally written for and published as a guest blog on The Ope...

About three years ago I learned how bras are supposed to fit and my life changed forever. After over a decade of smushing my boobs into 38/40 D/DD cups, my first properly fitted bra was a revelation. 

The right size looked comically large at first. Though these day...

HAPPY (almost) NEW YEAR!!!

This is, hands-down, my favourite holiday! And not just because I enjoy staying up late and drinking champagne. 

I genuinely enjoy taking time to reflect on myself and my life, and to plan for the year ahead. 

I'm not a huge fan of New...

September 30, 2016

Those of you who have perused my website in addition to reading my blog may have noticed the conspicuous absence of any sound samples (I do claim to be a singer, right?). I designed and launched my website over the summer (when I had time), but have only just now been...

September 13, 2016

This week is not my week. I can't seem to do anything right.  And the things that I do manage to accomplish are taking a lot more time an energy than usual. 

Sigh. 

The proud part of me wants to push through and just force things work, but the wise part of...

Thank you, again,  to everyone who shared their stories and contributed to this graphic.

So . . . I had an idea to make a word cloud from body shaming quotes my colleagues and I have received in our careers as a graphic for a completely different blog post. I requested...

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