01. February 2018
This is such an important question. As have most of us, I have encountered some big obstacles in life, some easier than others, some more life changing, but ultimately through which music has been always a central part of my life and work. I believe that this engagement has been a tremendously healing influence. For me, music requires an emotional connection that is difficult and scary to face during hard times when it can seem easier to hide those feelings from myself and the world. However,...
15. August 2017
Wow - I was so upset to hear that, once again, Adele's beautiful voice has been silenced. A good friend sent me the article about it, and the ongoing controversy that has become a regular topic amongst singers, their teachers and coaches, and...their surgeons. Surgeons? WHAT? How is this happening on such a regular basis? I have always looked at singing as a sport that requires it's own regular and specific conditioning. Like with any sport, the proper training technique, body mechanics, and...

11. August 2017
Follow the link to read the full article. https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/aug/10/adele-vocal-cord-surgery-why-stars-keep-losing-their-voices?CMP=twt_gu