March 2016

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Wise Beyond Her Years:
Nadine Sierra

Up-and-coming soprano Nadine Sierra has taken the opera world by storm since becoming the youngest winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. In the nearly seven years since her win, Sierra has gone on to sing at most of the major opera houses around the world. She credits her sudden rise to a terrific manager, a dream trio of teachers, and influential mentors who have opened doors for the gifted singer.
The Doctor Is In:

The Doctor Is In:
Q&A with Dr. Jahn

Dr. Jahn answers questions from singers about a missing pair of sinuses, a teenage girl’s vocal development, a fear of dentists, and a tummy tuck. If you have a question for the doctor, e-mail him at jahn@classicalsinger.com.
Personal Finance for Singers

Personal Finance for Singers

Joanie Brittingham takes a hard look at the financial realties for singers—including salary realities and the heavy burden of student loan debt. She then offers tips for making ends meet when money is scarce.
Overcoming Performance Anxiety

Overcoming Performance Anxiety

Nervous energy before a performance is normal and expected, but for some it can negatively impact performances and even become debilitating. Learn how to change your focus to channel that energy in a positive way.