Vocal Range

Your vocal range is the span of notes your vocal cords are capable of producing. Some people don’t know HOW to produce their high notes well, even though their vocal cords are capable of it. The average range of a singer Is 3 to 3.5 octaves even though I’ve have seen ranges as small as […]

Step Up Where You’re At

“You have plenty of courage, I am sure,” answered Oz. “All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty.”― L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz […]

2020….a year to Re-Think

YOU MUST LEARN A NEW WAY TO THINK BEFORE YOU CAN MASTER A NEW WAY TO BE. ~MARIANNE WILLIAMSON The year 2020 has been a year of great change for every person on some level. As a voice coach and keyboard instructor to many creators in LA and across the world, I am seeing how […]

Staying on track

“When you have nothing to aim at, you have no reason to organize and master yourself. No goals, no growth, no clarity, no change. Let ambition swell in your heart once more. Set your own course. Get to work. Go!” ~Brendon Burchard School is back in session, which means most young people are getting back […]

Keys to Mastering Songs for Singers

Work  smarter not harder It’s the saying that my 5th grade teacher used as our class motto and to this day, I still remember it. When I work with young artists, specifically singers, I find that they struggle learning songs thoroughly and sometimes never really feel like they’ve mastered the song, because they are always […]

Artists at work

Anything we aspire to do as an expression of our artisan soul requires inspiration and strength.~Erwin McManus Far too often in life, we as creative people, look more at being inspired than being strong. Certainly all artists (musicians, singers, painters etc.)  need inspiration to create works of art. However, inspiration plays only a small role […]

Imagine your future self

I’ve been doing a lot of reading on how high performers and creative people think and behave.  There’s this famous quote by Howard Thurman that states, Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. During this […]

Preparation 101

In my  last post, I shared the importance of preparation. Since Covid-19 hit, in many ways it hit our worldviews and maybe even our career path we were on, especially for singers & musicians performing live. It’s forced us to slow down, re-evaluate and make some changes. We are in a time of rebuilding during […]