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Audition: Appearance and Professional Etiquette for a college audition by Dr. Sarah Holmam

by | Thursday, April 30, 2020 | 0 comment(s)

I am including a handout I received from a Sarah Holman, a friend a colleague and professor of music at Wheaton Conservatory.  She has some great advice for how to audition for colleges as a potential voice major.  Audition: Appearance and Professional Etiquette I. Appearance – Opinions on this vary greatly. These are general comments. Please confer with your private instructor for further detailed guidance. A. Women 1. Dress or Skirt – Considerations should include color,...

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How to choose a college by Kathleen van de Graaff

by | Tuesday, January 20, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

Some of you might be contemplating getting a degree in music. When you start your search, remember you are auditioning THEM just as much as they are auditioning YOU. Don’t just choose a college because of its reputation—you have to feel comfortable there and feel like their goals and your goals are the same. Here is my list of things to think about when deciding where you want to study: School: University vs. conservatory; advantages and disadvantages of both. A university will require general...

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Breathing for Singers by Kathleen van de Graaff

by | Monday, January 5, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

January 5, 2015 Breathing: Singing is all about breath; how to breathe, how much breath to take, how to use the breath and how to release the breath. If the breath isn’t used properly, then we won’t have the control to do what we want with the voice. Practicing HOW to breathe is just as important as practicing HOW to sing. With that in mind, here are some of my favorite breathing exercises. I have created some and gathered some from a variety of sources throughout the years and use them with...

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