Soprano Elaine Malbin made her professional television singing debut at age 13. By the time she was 20, she landed her first full-length televised operatic role. That was followed by a succession of opera house engagements, Broadway tours, television shows, and major orchestral appearances in a whirlwind career that lasted another nearly two decades. Discover this remarkable woman’s rapid rise to success, what led her to leave it all behind, and how she feels about that decision now so many years later.
Katharin Rundus brings the same clarity and knowledge to her new book that made her first one a pedagogical staple. Read about this new publication and all it offers both students and teachers of singing.
Many say that the art song recital will soon be a thing of the past. But will it and should it? Consider some innovative ideas for giving new life to both art songs and the recital.
For a man who originally set out to be a rock star, Patrick O’Halloran is far from his original career goals. Find out how this young tenor found his operatic voice and what his goals are now.
Whether you are singing your first or last jury this month, abiding by these 10 rules
will reduce your stress and ensure your success.
Head voice. Chest voice. Mixed voice. Falsetto. Whistle voice. Pedagogues have delineated many vocal registers—and just as many theories for how to blend them. Keep it simple with this review of the basics of registration and some practical ways for personally addressing it in the practice room.