I get it. As singers, we are hypercritical of ourselves. We fall into the trap of comparison, we get preconceived notions of how we think we should sound, and we beat ourselves up if we don’t fit in the boxes we’ve made for ourselves. I can’t tell you how many years I spent hating my […]


March 15, 2023

Tips on How to Love Your Singing Voice

So, I did something recently that I haven’t done in a very long time and that I wasn’t sure I would ever do given my age and where I am in life. But something about turning 51 and the constant support and encouragement from my voice teacher and hubby motivated me to just do it! […]


February 16, 2022

My Practice Diary – Preparing for an Opera Audition & Dealing with Rejection

Welcome to today’s practice diary entry! Today is going to be all about song learning, more specifically my process for learning an aria or art song (which may be different than how other singers do it). I’m also going to share my old process vs. my new, current process so you can see how very […]


February 12, 2022

My Practice Diary – How I learn a Song

Hello, friends! Fall weather is officially (and finally) here! I was beginning to wonder if it would ever make an appearance or if we’d jump from Summer straight to Winter! Thankfully, we’ve been having some lovely Aumtum-esque weather for the month of October, so I am pretty happy. 🙂 This is my favorite time of […]

Beauty, Lifestyle, Music

November 6, 2021

Fall Picks

Hello, my friends! Switching gears a bit from beauty to music. This will be a (somewhat) short post as I will go more into details on my music site. Many of you know that pre-COVID I was not only performing in recitals, but I was also teaching music as well. I really miss teaching and […]


July 30, 2021

Music Lessons Now Available + Win a FREE 30-Minute Lesson!

Hey, everyone! This is a post that I am excited to write as it resonates deeply with me, being a musician myself! I feel that there are many musicians and artists out there who, also like myself, strive to be more eco-conscious and better stewards of this planet, but would also like to support people […]

Beauty, Music, Skincare

February 3, 2021

Four Sustainable, Eco-Conscious Musician Owned Brands That You Need To Know About!

Hey, loves! One of the many changes COVID has created is to the performing world. With theaters, opera houses, and performing venues closed for however long, we singers have had to switch gears and explore new avenues of performing for an audience. The new normal for us has become doing what we love in front […]

Beauty, Music

November 4, 2020

My Top Clean Makeup Picks for On-Camera Performing!

This is both one of my favorite and least favorite times of the year. I love the holidays and time with family and of course, the music, but I hate the sickness that this season brings. No one likes to be saddled with a stuffy or runny nose, sore throat or aches, and pains during […]

Music, Wellness

December 2, 2019

My Tips For Keeping My Voice (and Body) Healthy During Cold & Flu Season!