Singing in isolation,
Part III

This week it’s been tough to stay on track. There have been days where I really felt like singing, and days where I haven’t wanted to at all. I’ve often just wanted to cocoon. I’ve felt alternately overwhelmed, exhausted, euphoric, despondent,...

Life Boat(s)

Some lifeboats that might actually save you in daily real singing life…from “Fifty Boats” by Nan Shepherd, photo by Kimberly Barber My teacher, Neil Semer, often tells me that I’m a “lifeboat person”. What he means by that is that I...

The Body’s Score

Food for Body Thinking (Bessel van der Kolk’s groundbreaking book) Anyone who knows me knows about my respect for the body’s wisdom. It’s the cornerstone of my pedagogy in the studio and a passionate research interest, and of course there’s a...