Tag Archives: NW Vocal Arts

I’ll be singing the National Anthem this summer. So can you…

There’s a reputation out there that singing the National Anthem is an impossible task and only for the most brilliant and talented singers. I’m here to politely dispute that assumption! The Star Spangled Banner is a patriotic song with a melody borrowed from a popular British song written by John Stafford Smith in the 1760’s.  Being that

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Create your own opportunities. Don’t wait to be discovered!

I’ve been following my passion for singing since I was in 4th grade! Even at that age I saw that, while there are the lucky few who – due to luck or fortune – find easy success, most of us have to work to find our way in the fickle and capricious world of entertainment.  I’ve

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Auditioning for a Singing Competition

Are you considering it? Auditioning for X-Factor? Maybe you are just inspired by the singing shows, and want to try out for a school talent show or do a community open mic.  Or you love Karaoke. All of these opportunities will be better if you prepare.  So here is the first of two videos I’ve

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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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