Confidence Booster Blog

Jul 11, 2022

Metro Music

11 Jul, 2022 |
Canadian-made guitars, lessons, and friendly people - https://metromusicottawa.ca/
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Jun 10, 2022

To Sing or Not to Sing?

10 Jun, 2022 |
Students arrive in my office having made up their minds that they want to take vocal lessons even though they are extremely terrified to stand on stage in front of an audience and sing. 
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May 04, 2022

Courageous Programing

04 May, 2022 |
As a little girl, I regularly heard the words that I could achieve the goals that were laid out before me, but I did not believe I could. I daydreamed about being a singer, but I did not think it was possible. Whenever I allowed myself to leave my daydreaming bubble, and think about actually getting on stage and singing in front of an audience, fear would grip me and I would feel ill.
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Mar 14, 2022

Let’s Celebrate!

14 Mar, 2022 |
I have always felt that entertainment, because of its overwhelming potential to shape society, should be inspirational; only because music and singing does conjure up emotions in a human being that triggers memories.
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Feb 18, 2022
In the powerful Netflix documentary ‘Summer of Soul (…Or When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)’, I was struck by this statement that was made approximately 50 years ago by the First Lady of Soul Nina Simone, she said “an artist duty, as far as I’m concerned, is to reflect the times. And at this crucial time in our lives, when everything is so desperate, when every day is a matter of survival, I don’t think you have a choice. How can you be an artist and not reflect the times?”.
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Dec 21, 2021

You Are The Vehicle

21 Dec, 2021 |
In order to be an amazing musician, singer, instrumentalist, performer, entertainer or whatever you choose to call yourself, you need to be honest and willing to give of yourself. If you are not willing to be honest and give of yourself then what you share with your audience will be based only on wanting them to like what you are doing, and that is NOT entertainment.
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Jul 07, 2021
When we hear ‘work with what you’ve got’ we usually think of resources, but I have decided to apply this statement to someone that is extremely important, myself.
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Jun 11, 2021

The Message!

11 Jun, 2021 |
When the singer is singing for her audience, she cannot be thinking about herself, she must focus on delivering the message of the song.
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Mar 15, 2021
Let’s start with the most obvious question, what is an entertainer?
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Feb 11, 2021
People are usually focused on the method that they must learn and develop if they are going to effortlessly sing. Most people understand that singing is making musical sounds with the voice,and or using words with a set tune. Some teachers start with the method, I start with the instrument, the singer.Have you ever noticed how people are selective when it comes to what kind of instrument they should purchase? Doing research and asking musicians what company they would purchasetheir instrument from. When it comes to singing, people don’t really pay attention to the instrument, they just want to learn the method and sing. But you cannot do this and expect tosing affectively because if you want to learn how to sing pr...
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