1 vs. 400

About a year and a half ago we had a request at church to do a service on the story of Elijah and the prophets of Baal. This was excellent, because we creative types who have to keep providing original content day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year, well we love suggestions. […]

Audition Season! Concert Season! Audition Season! Concert Season!

As if the lives and schedules of singers weren’t dysfunctional enough on their own, some sadist out there decided to make the months of November and December, and more specifically the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas, both audition season and concert season.  Why opera companies would want to hold all of their auditions during those […]

It Was All Downhill After I Broke the Toilet

Ah, November.  The season of auditions and thankfulness.  It seems like I am in New York auditioning more than I am home these days, but if you want the gigs, you have to do the auditions.  I was back in the city yesterday for yet another one, but it didn’t go as well as I […]