Monthly Archives: December 2013

VOMITARE and Calibrated Loops

Evan Bortnick Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden I’ll never forget the first time I heard the term “Vomitare”. It was proceeded by an experience I had singing in Innsbruck. It was during a love duet with a gorgeous soprano with long, thin, … Continue reading


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Zauberflöte – Star Wars The Same Story

Evan Bortnick Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden They did some research recently about how our aggression impulses and our harmony impulses are triggered and balanced. They gave different groups of test subjects texts with the task of correcting the spelling. When the … Continue reading

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The Projection Booth and the Screen

Evan Bortnick Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden Ever since Garcia (fils) first looked at a pair of vibrating vocalis muscles a war seems to be raging among singers and singing teachers. On one side of the trenches is the clan who is … Continue reading

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How early should young singers begin performing?

Evan Bortnick Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden This question is of vital importance just because there is no clear-cut answer. Some students DEFINITELY need more ‘incubation’ time than others. Some students thrive on the pressure of preparing for a public performance. One … Continue reading

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