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What does it mean to build your brand in the music industry?

When you think of any famous singers, musicians, or artists what do you think of?  While you probably think of your favorite song or performance, you might also think of their logo, their website, their social media presence, or the … Continue reading

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Why Music?

Music can change lives. Continue reading

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How Do I “Make It” In the Music Business?

This is a common question that I hear on a regular basis. People are looking for a road map to success. The fact is, there is no road map, because “making it” means different things to different people. Of course, … Continue reading

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Chicago Sinfonietta Ball 2016

The 2016 Chicago Sinfonietta Ball is fast approaching! Our date is June 4th! This year we are celebrating the life and legacy of Chicago Sinfonietta’s African American founder, Maestro Paul Freeman. The 2016 theme is Maestro’s Legacy…Today. Tomorrow. Forever! I … Continue reading

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Joshlyn Camille and Coco Butter Win First Place!

Joshlyn Camille and Coco Butter On Thursday, April 21, 2016 The House of Blues Music Forward Foundation hosted the annual “Bringing’ Down The House” Competition in Chicago. Music Forward Foundation is a National Emerging Artist Pipeline that invests in young musicians … Continue reading

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Lance

I had the pleasure today of playing piano to accompany my private voice student and protegé as he performed a Bruno Mars song at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Chicago. Lance is 12 years old and is quite an exceptional … Continue reading

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Staying Healthy as a Vocalist!

Hello Private Voice Students and Parents, The 2015-2016 Fall Semester is well underway and students have settled in very nicely. As the weather begins to change, I encourage students to take care. As vocalists, our bodies are our instruments. Keep … Continue reading

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Make the Moment Perfect!

My Professional Development for Instrumentalists class had a watershed moment yesterday. There are a number of instrument types represented in the class and my job is to lead them in discovering career options for themselves as musicians. I asked students … Continue reading

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Ravyn Lenae

Ravyn Lenae I have been teaching voice students for the past two years. Though I have a Master of Music Degree and have extensively studied vocal pedagogy, I was never inclined to teach. I was very busy with my own … Continue reading

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Dr. Greta Pope’s Music, Money & You Master Class

It was a pleasure presenting my Master Class to students and faculty at the University of Miami. This was very special for me because I received my Master of Music Degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Ohio’s Miami University … Continue reading

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