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My 3 year old loves to sing – what should I do?

I’ve heard this question from parents many times.  My child sings all the time, in the car, at home, everywhere!  How do I encourage her love of singing, and should she take singing lessons? While I encourage parents to fan the flame of their child’s love of singing, it’s possible that 3 is too young

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Why singers should watch, “So You Think You Can Dance?”

I’ve been watching “So you think you can dance?” this season.  In case you’ve never heard of it, this reality t.v. show celebrates trained dancers who have some professional experience, but seem to be mostly coming out of dance studios in their late teens. This show is unique in the genre of reality shows because

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Early Celebrity, is it worth it?

I remember when Charlotte Church was all the rage.  Her voice was so pure, and touched many people as a result.  Other young singers – usually little girls – have followed in her footsteps.  Jackie Evancho being the latest.  Here’s an article that discusses the disadvantages of pushing a talented youngster towards fame too early:

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Singer-Songwriter Samantha Crain

Being a Singer-Songwriter means that you can showcase your talents at Talent Shows and Open Mic.’s around the region.  Lots of singers mix-in cover songs with a set of original tunes, usually bringing an individual style to a cover song. I can’t think of a better way to start a career! Take an inside look

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Learn all the Secrets Professionals Use to Sing

People tell you that you sing well, but YOU know you could be better! You want better high notes, more breath control and a tone that will WoW an audience. (And sometimes you suffer from stage fright.) Students who’ve studied with me have gone on to win competitions, join bands and learn to sing like

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Kendra Morris – there’s a new girl in town

Does Experience Matter? How about perseverance? A few days ago I posted an article about how Susan Boyle’s fairy tale dream has been tempered by reality.  Like everyone else, I was moved by her story – and admittedly – she was not the best candidate for instant stardom.  However, as a singing coach, her experience

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