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    Posture—Medical & Musical Support

    Posted in: Health and Healthy Habits, Technique Tidbits by admin
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    Posture: Aligning yourself for good health is the main topic in the May 2016 Mayo Clinic Health Letter (http://healthletter.mayoclinic.com/ ).  “Posture is how you hold your body . . . . It refers to the relative position of your muscles, bones and other supporting body structures. . . . aligned and balanced in such a way […]

    DiDonato Master Classes – Carnegie Hall 2016

    Posted in: Master Classes by admin
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    World-reknowned mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato works with young opera singers over 3 days of master classes at Carnegie Hall.  Watch, listen, learn, and enjoy!

    Congratulations to NATS 2016 Singers: Marlene and Heather

    Posted in: 3 Cheers!, NATS by admin
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    Saturday, April 9th, was a great day at the University of Wyoming in Laramie!  Marlene Hutton received 3rd place in her Classical category and an honorable mention in Musical Theater.  Heather Cardinelli also participated in another Musical Theater category – “I had a fantastic time!”  With over 450 auditions, it was a long day, but […]

    54th Annual NATS Students Auditions – 04/09/16

    Posted in: Connections, Schedule by admin
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    There are 450 classical and musical theater auditions happening tomorrow – Saturday, April 9th – at the University of Wyoming in Laramie.  This is a great opportunity to challenge yourself to see how much you’ve learned in your voice lessons with National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) teachers. Good luck to all those singers and […]

    2015-16 Master Class #2: February 20th

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    We’ll be holding our 2nd Studio Master Class for 2015-16 on Saturday, February 20th, from 10:00-noon. These private performance classes are held 2-3 times per school year for singers only (or parents of singers who don’t drive yet!) to give you all a chance to try out the songs we’re working on in lessons in […]

    Happy 2016!

    Posted in: Schedule by admin
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    I hope the new year is off to a great start for everyone.  Winter/Spring lessons begin Monday, January 11th, and I’m looking forward to seeing returning students, plus some new students.  Here’s a quick schedule review through May 2016: Jan 11: Winter lessons begin Jan 23: Saturday make-up lessons Feb 20: Master Class (10am-noon) Feb […]

    Allergy Alert

    Posted in: Health and Healthy Habits by admin
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    As of November 2015, Stella Grace became the official studio mascot.  She’s a 10-month old Australian Cattle Dog/Retriever mix whom I adopted from BounceRescue.org.  She has a sweet disposition, and heart literally on her doggie sleeve!  Stella gets along very well with both people and other dogs, and I’m sure will enjoy meeting you. If you […]

    Without the Fear by Diana Renee

    Posted in: 3 Cheers! by admin
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    She’s done it!  Listen to Diana Renee’s first solo release with pianist, Jeremy Kurn, and band members, and consider helping your fellow singer/voice student through her Kickstart link. Full album due in February.  We’ll keep you posted.  In the meantime, congratulations, Diana Renee!  

    Fall Studio Master Class 10/31: No Tricks; Just Treats!

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    Our first Studio Master Class for 2015-16 is Saturday, October 31st, from 10:00-noon. These private performance classes are held in the Fall and Spring for singers only (or parents of singers who don’t drive yet!) to give you all a chance to try out the songs we’re working on in lessons in front of a […]

    FCHS presents: Company

    Posted in: 3 Cheers!, Connections by admin
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    Anna Holmberg, studio accompanist, will be accompanying members of the Fort Collins Performing Arts Dept in their production of the Broadway hit “Company” this Wednesday through Saturday. There’s some slightly more mature subject matter, so probably not best for little ones. I’ll be there on Wednesday – hope to see you, too! FCHS presents “Company”