Der Gesang der Nachtigall / Stars

A couple who hosted a garden-concert of ours in 2019 reached out to us and requested one of our “Personalized Birthday Videos” for their friend. They asked us to incorporate the classical piece “Der Gesang der Nachtigall” by Beethoven and “Stars” by Simply Red (in a Latin style). In addition, they wanted to include a segment where they, and some friends, each sing “Happy Birthday” and have us put them all together in a split-screen. So, we rolled up our sleeves and came up with this…

Find Your Own Path

Marilyn Horne explains why it’s so important to find your own path and for the teacher to know that.

The Happy Surprise

Dame Joan Sutherland explains the concept of the „Happy Surprise.“ To breathe in as if you’ve just been pleasantly surprised can be a very effective way of preparing your body for the phrase you’re about to sing. 

Mini-Lesson Series: Cleaning Up

In this Mini-Lesson I’m talking about a method I commonly use to tighten up the various aspects of a song, thereby giving the singer the peace of mind and confidence that he/she wants when they’re singing.

Thanks for watching and I hope you enjoy!