Nov 13, 2023
Nov 01, 2023
Yo-Yo Ma said “We’re not born creative or destructive. Each one of us has the ability to create or destroy, to leave the world better than we found it, or worse. I learn something not because I have to, but because I really want to. That’s the same view I have for performing.”
Oct 16, 2023
The benefits of practicing will always outweigh the reasons (excuses) why we cannot find the time to practice. It is amazing how there is always something more pressing than the 15-minute vocal exercise that, when done every day for one week, will change the way we sing. Even when we manage to practice and see the progress, there always seems to be something else that, at the time, is more important to replace it.
Sep 18, 2023
My Father recently passed away because he courageously decided to put an end to his battle with cancer. Before he left us, he gave me some great advice: “Roxanne, don’t be afraid, it’s a waste of time.”
Jul 12, 2023
I have had many students who have come into my office asking me to assist them in developing their singing and or speaking voice. I am honoured to be part of seeing them shine as they progress and hit the mark in the goals they set for themselves.
Jan 19, 2023
Practicing is something that some people have no difficulty with while others do. I was one of those people who had major difficulty practicing because it was not something that I did on a regular basis as a child. I was not a disciplined young person. I read a lot in my room and yes, I would practice the piano (I was too afraid to sing as a child) but this was something that I found difficult to do regularly.
Dec 15, 2022
You always have the power to decide which way to go. What does this have to do with singing? EVERYTHING!
Aug 09, 2022
The bottom line in any kind of performance is can you trust yourself enough to allow yourself to let go and deliver the message of the song from the depth of your being (soul) and not allow yourself to focus on your technique? From my point of view, this is the goal when it comes to a performance.
Jul 14, 2022
Obstacle is defined as: a thing that blocks one’s way or prevents or hinders progress. How do you SEE obstacles? Do you see obstacles as a problem or as something put before you to assist you in your development?
Jul 11, 2022
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