“Minstrel Man” from Three Dream Portraits by Margaret Bonds

In honor of Black History Month, I am sharing a song by Margaret Bonds from my CD of songs composed by American Women.  The Album is entitled De Toda La Eternidad and is available on Amazon, Amazon Music, Apple Music and Spotify.

Solo Songs of Ildebrando Pizzetti

On the basis of working backstage on a production of Pizzetti’s Murder In the Cathedral at Indiana University, where I was a graduate student in voice, I decided to try to find within his other vocal compositions a topic for my doctoral research.  After some investigation, I found out that Pizzetti had written forty-odd songs […]

What A Singer Needs to Know: A Masterclass

A master-teacher is usually someone with special expertise or performing experience, who offers a perspective and ideas beyond those at your regular lessons and coachings. While a masterclass might seem on the surface to be like a voice lesson, it is meant to be observed by other students and onlookers, with the presumed intention that […]