How to make money on Youtube
With opera houses shut down worldwide and the entire music industry facing mass uncertainty about the future, many artists are looking for other ways to supplement their income while staying creative.
Should you sing in the mask?
Hey there everyone! We have gotten dozens of requests for videos about singing technique, and we are filming, editing, and uploading as quickly as we can! In today's video we talk about "low larynx" vs "mask" singing.
3 signs of burnout you want to catch early
Yesterday we had a lovely meeting with a colleague, (and supporter of Living Opera!), where we discussed many topics, including travel, performing, agents, and yes, burnout.
Singers: how I approach OLD repertoire
In the course of your career you will sing many exciting roles! But what do you do when you are asked to go back and revisit something you've grown out of?
So what is a fest contract? (and should you do one?)
Norman and I went live recently and answered YOUR questions about fest contracts....
Transform your daily habits with our 21 day challenge!
Do you need to reset your daily routine? Our 21 day challenge will help you regain focus in your health, singing, and finances!
Our favorite breathing exercises explained
Great singing is built on great breath control. In today's lesson, we break down some of our favorite exercises!
10 tips for handling vocal transitions
Vocal transitions are a perfectly normal occurrence for EVERY singer. Our tips will equip you when the time comes to shift.
Our ultimate guide to pre and post performance prep
Do you know what to do before, during, and after your performances? To last in this job, you need a plan and in this post, we reveal HOW we prepare before, during and AFTER our shows. It WORKS!
Finances for singers
This week we spoke about a rather nebulous, sometimes scary subject: MONEY. But have no fear, we're here for you...
Tips and tricks for having great auditions
Today we got spontaneous! Here's our first impromptu video by request, hope you enjoy it and go on to have GREAT auditions!! (Let us know!!)
Performance anxiety is REAL!!
This week we're opening up about our experiences with performance anxiety and how we overcame them to become stronger than before.
How to deal with jet lag (and our travel tips!)
Wanna be an opera singer? Then you're gonna have to deal with lots of travel and jet lag. Here's how we do it.
How to deal with rejection
You do not have to hold onto the sting of rejection as you develop as a person! We hope our insights provide you with some necessary tools to move on when facing rejection.
Why every singer needs a team
This week we are discussing the need for every singer, every person really, to have a team! That group of people who will steer you in the right direction, have your best interest at heart, and keep you grounded.
Are you feeling labeled as a singer?
We got a great question from a fellow singer about what to do when you're being labeled. I think our response surprised a few people...