Tag Archives: Passion

Caffeinated Calmness

You know that feeling of being charged up, ready for action, batteries all at 100%, yet at the same time feeling a profound inner stillness? In younger years, I thought the two states were mutually exclusive. Lately I’ve been experiencing … 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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