Category Archives: Listening

focus Focus FOCUS F O C U S

Evan Bortnick Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden I’ve long asked myself what people mean exactly when they use this word. It came up in a seminar recently. One of the participants was asking herself the same question out loud. It came up … Continue reading


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Evan Bortnick Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden I have to admit, a part of me loves this quote. It definitely got me thinking about my own beliefs. The one arising now is about how the real juice of life, the liveliness of … Continue reading

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The Forest for the Trees…

Evan Bortnick Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden One of my very favorite subjects AND NOT ONLY IN SINGING is the play between Simplicity and Complexity!!!!!  These are both relative terms, of course. Saying something is complex or to keep something simple is … Continue reading

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