14. June 2019

UNLOCKING POTENTIAL, HOW TO FIND IT!

Dear beautiful singers,   In my teaching and performance experience I have always met singers who are searching for someone to unlock their true potential and develop their talents.   Unfortunately the good teachers are very few. I am sadly often dealing with singers who are at a very low point and this is where..

31. May 2019

Confusion of the term “Singing in the Mask”

Hello beautiful Singers, I am sure we all have heard the term “singing in the mask.” I think that this expression causes a lot of confusion. Right? So what does it mean? Below is a short overview of what’s happening… …When you have an excellent “Stimmsitz“ it means you have learned, after a healthy onset,..

25. May 2019

“Sing Fresh and Focused”

Dear beautiful Singers, Many of you have asked me what my daily routine looks like that has kept my voice so fresh and young even after my long stage career in the heavy dramatic Fach. So I write some aspects down for you: 1) Every morning instead of connecting with the world outside I first..

17. May 2019

Weekly Nugget: How to study a dramatic part  

Dear beautiful singer, the most important thing: You need time to delve into the score and let it sink into your system. The first step young dramatic singers is to work in the complete technical control of your voice and body. Second step is to explore the music and orchestration and to sing in this..

15. April 2019

Opening night for my new website

Dear beautiful singers, I know exactly how alone you sometimes feel when you have a special voice and the desire to have that voice trained into an opera or concert voice, and how desperate you are to find teachers or a place where you can be seen and heard. A place where you can technically..

11. April 2019

Cantabile

The experience of the Masterclass last week which I have given in Dublin has shown me that today’s young singers are eager to find on one hand the efficiency in their singing on the other hand they are looking for ways to build up a daily routine requiring discipline,training and building up stanima. On top..

5. April 2019

The Joy of Singing

Dear beautiful singers, Often singers are interested in voice lessons and they ask me if they can listen to a vocal lesson of a singing student of mine. Principally out of different reasons I do not offer this. To me, a voice lesson is very personal and intensive work. I am setting a high value..

29. March 2019

Feedback

As a singer we need feedback, but it is difficult to get an objective feedback and to put it in the right context for ourselves. 👌Tip number one is: Try to get constructive criticism from people who understand the issues and the profession. For example, your voice teacher has to correct your vocal technique and..

22. March 2019

Performing the right roles at the right time

What does this mean for us singers? Firstly it means that you have to connect with your inner truth. Do you have solid and secure vocal technique, musicality, plus the inner soul strength to sing this offered role? You must not just be brilliant in the famous aria, but in the entire role. You will..

15. March 2019

Music and Freedom

Every Aria or every song we sing inhabits an eternal spirit and our task as interpreter is to find and get familiar with this inherent spirit of the music piece in front of us. As Artists we are aided by the structure of piece, the rhythm and melody etc. When you are musically educated and..