Overcoming feelings of depression is a must, especially if you have a familial history of any kind of mood disorder. Uncontrolled depression can affect your health, as well as your wealth (material and otherwise). Psychotherapy sessions can be very expensive, so can medical treatments designed to treat depression. As much as possible, you would not want depression to come to this point at all. Continue reading →
Having auditioned literally thousands of entertainment professionals over the years, we often get asked what constitutes a good audition. Here are some crucial dos and dont’s:
1. Always be well prepared. Make sure you know who and what you are auditioning for. If possible, try to find out who is on the audition panel. This will help add a personal touch if you get the opportunity to chat with them. Continue reading →
You might be surprised to know you can learn to sing by karaoke backing tracks but yes you can. It is a practice for learning to listen as well as to sing too.
We all can make some kind of noise whether it is squeaky high pitched or very nice and neutral. We need to be able to sing different tones in our voices not just making noise or screeching. There is a way to help you in controlling these various sounds by using the backing tracks which can be used as a tool like any endeavour. This tool will help you to sing and to keep yourself in tune as you belt out the song. Continue reading →
As parents, we would want our children to succeed in school because an education is vital to their success, but oftentimes, we do not know what we can do to ensure their success. Yes, we would send them to school, … Continue reading →
I travel a lot to speak at music conferences and I see this all of the time: Musicians squirming in their seats as I present ideas on how to improve their marketing. The idea of having to do one more … Continue reading →
I have always loved singing in harmony and have sung in several choirs in the past. When I moved to Victoria, I was looking for a small vocal ensemble to sing with. In my search for a small community choir, … Continue reading →