Tag Archives: Ability

Meditation, Contemplation, Inner Focus and the difficulty in finding non-clichés in describing transformative inner states.

Evan Bortnick       http://musa-vocalis.de/ Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden What *IS* a non-ordinary ‘state’ anyway?! When I first learned to meditate, the most overwhelming feeling I had was that it was VERY familiar. As interesting, as calming and as invigorating as the process was, … Continue reading

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Survival of the Fitness

Evan Bortnick       http://musa-vocalis.de/ Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden I always sort of smile when I hear the word “Fitness”. Much like the word “Love”, when 5 people say it, they mean 15 different things all at once. Hey, when I say it, it … Continue reading

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Arrogance, Humility and the professional Singer

Evan Bortnick           http://musa-vocalis.de/ Gesangsunterricht Wiesbaden Every singer has heard the word “Diva”. Even in Rock, Pop and Jazz the word is familiar. On the negative side, it denotes an attitude of arrogance, egoism, self-involvement and a bit of aggression. Does … Continue reading

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