Getting Stuck is Good For Us. (Huh? What?) 

 

I know getting “stuck” in our careers doesn’t feel good. In fact, when we are feeling stuck it can feel down right horrible. After all, artists are built on creative joy and excitement… and possibility. When we are suddenly overwhelmed…

The Artist Identity: A Practical Guide Part 1

Who Are You.. & Why Are We Listening To You?            

When we first hear a song or see an artist performing we get an immediate feeling of whether their music is going to speak to us. 

The sound, the vibe…

3 Keys for Beginning Songwriters!

Being able to write your own material is about your empowerment as an artist. Plain and simple. 

Think about the first time you heard your favourite artist. 

Im guessing they were performing a specific song that you liked. 

A song…

The Singers Craft: The Art of Letting Go 

 

All creative people seek a way to control the process of making art. Just like a sculptor approaching the clay, we singers  are in the habit of shaping, molding or creating a performance.  We believe thats how we can…

Why Hasn't It Happened Yet?

 

A few words about “Timing”. 

Nothing happens until we are ready! We are constantly pushing for our dreams to come true faster and impatient that we are having to wait, when in truth reaching our goals is a…

  ARE YOU ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS?

 


 

 "Why wont they call me back?  How come no one is coming out to the shows? Why am I not further than this by now in my career? "

These are the burning questions most artists will ask…

Social Media 101

A Few Words On Social Media 

I deal with a lot of artists who are resistant to using social media- (which is always indicative of something larger in terms of their arguing for comfort and safety and not…

Building A Showcase Set: Practical Tips Part 2! 

 

 What Kind Of A Ride Are You Taking Us On? 

Once you have created a basic sketch of your showcase set sit back and take the time to ask yourself some important questions. 

*What kind of a…

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Top 5 Tips for Singers from Vocal Coach Micah Barnes

Top 5 Tips for Singers from Vocal Coach Micah Barnes 

 Tip #1   The most important secret to being a  good singer is in working your breathing.  If you can breath without tension then there will be no "difficult" note…