Every Sing explores the benefits of singing - the reasons why we should sing more, invest more in singing, and support singing as a part of our everyday lives.
info_outline Casper Babypants Strikes Again ES060 12/02/2020
Casper Babypants Strikes Again ES060 Chris Ballew - aka Casper Babypants and lead singer of the band Presidents of the USA - gave us so many great takeaways about why we sing, in his interview in Jan 2018 - almost 3 years ago. I had to bring it back to your attention. You'll be inspired by the deep messages about Chris's journey from the top of the industry in PUSA to becoming a children's singer.
info_outline Tears and Vulnerability with Lisa Horst Clark ES059 11/11/2020
Tears and Vulnerability with Lisa Horst Clark ES059 In this episode we begin to look at the pros and cons of vulnerability for the singer/performer and for the audience. Lisa advises us, preach from your scars, not from your wounds.
info_outline Facing Denial About Singing ES058 10/28/2020
Facing Denial About Singing ES058 Is it possible that society's denial of singing is perhaps based in individual's fears around their own singing! It is easier to act like singing isn't important than to face the fears that most of us have around singing.
info_outline Can Menopause Affect the Singing Voice ES056 10/02/2020
Can Menopause Affect the Singing Voice ES056 During the menopausal transition, which can start ten years before menopause and last for several more years after, there will be times when hormones fluctuate substantially from day to day. The voice, unfortunately, can seem unreliable and unpredictable because of the hormone roller coaster.
info_outline Sing for Life with Jeanne Kelly ES054 09/04/2020
Sing for Life with Jeanne Kelly ES054 Jeanne Kelly feels so strongly about her favorite thing to say, "sing for life," that she founded the non-profit Encore Creativity for Older Adults. The main emphasis of the organization is choirs for 55+ year olds from 28 different states. Encore Choirs understand the benefits of singing for each person, and helps seniors sing, through non-auditioned ensembles.
info_outline Singing is Essential with Dr. Lynne Gackle ES052 09/04/2020
Singing is Essential with Dr. Lynne Gackle ES052 Dr. Lynne Gackle is President of the American Choral Directors Association, author of the book Finding Ophelia's Voice, Opening Ophelia's Heart: Nurturing the Adolescent Female Voice: An Exploration of the Physiological, Psychological, and Musical Developments of Female Students, and Director of choral activities Baylor University.
info_outline Why Singing is More Than Performing ES055 09/16/2020
Why Singing is More Than Performing ES055 According Lynn Helding in her book, The Musician’s Mind, “One of the best techniques shown to sustain motivation and keep attention on track is goal-setting, the conscious act of listing one or several goals that one wishes to reach. On the surface, it can look like giving performances is the main goal of singers. I propose, however, that the performance is way down the list of goals for all singers. There are so many other reasons why a singer sings, and sometimes performing doesn’t even factor in.
info_outline ES050 Juggling Everysing w/ Shannon and Stephen O'Bent 02/14/2019
ES050 Juggling Everysing w/ Shannon and Stephen O'Bent Stephen and Shannon, a married couple living in Seattle, WA, make up Pepper Jill and Jack. But on top of that, they have the Give Back Brass Band, Shannon sings in two other groups, Stephen plays for other groups, teaches at DigiPen, and has independent students and a church choir.
info_outline ES049 Growth Mindset for Creatives w/ Petra Raspel 01/10/2019
ES049 Growth Mindset for Creatives w/ Petra Raspel Encourage your growth mindset, deal with your performance anxiety, and reach new heights. By utilizing the skills of a performance or mindset coach like Petra, you can achieve your dreams. Listen to Petra and me talk about what goes on in the world of mindset coaching.
info_outline ES048 Quantifying Rep Tessituras w/ Dr. Matthew Schloneger 01/04/2019
ES048 Quantifying Rep Tessituras w/ Dr. Matthew Schloneger Shouldn't there be a scientific way to find out if a song will fit your voice? Dr. Matt Schloneger is at the cutting edge of this research which he shares with the Every Sing audience.
info_outline ES047 Practicing Speech Therapy w/ Barbara Wilson Arboleda 12/12/2018
ES047 Practicing Speech Therapy w/ Barbara Wilson Arboleda Explore the world of Speech Language Pathology with Barbara Wilson Arboleda. Barbara is a highly respected speech therapist and singing teacher. She’s also a performer. You can find her music on CD Baby under the name Morgan Duran. Barbara is an expert in teaching singing technique for contemporary commercial music (e.g., rock, pop, country, folk)
info_outline ES046 Giving Thanks for Music w/ Nancy Bos 11/20/2018
ES046 Giving Thanks for Music w/ Nancy Bos Nancy shares a chapter of the book The Elements of Music, by Jason Martineau, which expresses the beauty and wonder of music. This short episode is in honor of Thanksgiving. Every Sing hopes you find inspiration from Nancy’s reading of Jason’s words.
info_outline ES045 Your True Self, Welcome Home w/ Peter Jacobson Total Vocal Freedom 11/13/2018
ES045 Your True Self, Welcome Home w/ Peter Jacobson Total Vocal Freedom Peter Jacobson joins host Nancy Bos to open your mind to possibilities about your body that can help you realize potential you might not of even been aware of through the Alexander Technique.
info_outline ES044 How to Have a Thriving Independent Business w/ Nancy Bos 11/06/2018
ES044 How to Have a Thriving Independent Business w/ Nancy Bos A Thriving Independent Business is a path for a creative entrepreneur to reach their goals toward realizing their passion. Creatives must focus on a priority, a passion that causes “angry compassion” to drive them toward living their fullest life. That can’t be done working for someone else. The key is an independent business. But don’t loose sight of the goal - it can be all to easy to get lost and lose motivation. This episode will shine a light on your journey.
info_outline ES043 Working in Las Vegas w/ Amanda Kaiser and Karen Michaels 10/30/2018
ES043 Working in Las Vegas w/ Amanda Kaiser and Karen Michaels Working in Las Vegas is not all glamour. Hear the inside scoop about how to find work, and what the work will be like from two long-standing pros from Sin City. Karen Michaels, Vocal Power Studio,
info_outline ES042 Do Synthesizers Belong in the Pit w/ Prof David Smith 10/23/2018
ES042 Do Synthesizers Belong in the Pit w/ Prof David Smith A pioneer of synthesized music, Prof. David Smith has solved the problem of filling out a pit orchestra that, for various reasons, can’t be the full orchestra intended by the composer. With digital instruments, musicians are able to respect the artistic and production choices of the conductor live and in real time, while creating a great experience for the audience and performers. Check out David Smith of Real Music Solutions.
info_outline ES041 Hearts Need Art w/ Constanza Roeder 10/16/2018
ES041 Hearts Need Art w/ Constanza Roeder "Cancer does everything it can to steal, kill and destroy our joy. And we need more reasons to get out of our rooms and out of our isolation. We need more art and music. We need to remember the reasons why we are alive as much as we need the things that are keeping us alive." This is one of the big motivating factors that drives Constanza Roeder to bring art to oncology patients in hospitals.
info_outline ES040 Are You a Creative? w/ Nancy Bos 10/09/2018
ES040 Are You a Creative? w/ Nancy Bos What does it mean to be a creative? Are you a problem solving creative or a detail-focused artist? How does your preference effect your life, love, and career? This episode introduces the idea and gives you creative ways to work within your personality and skill set.
info_outline ES039 A Career in Singing - You Know You Want It! w/ Nancy Bos 04/30/2018
ES039 A Career in Singing - You Know You Want It! w/ Nancy Bos What is standing in the way of you pursuing a career, or a combination of careers, related to your deep passion for singing and music? Is it fear? Is it not being sure what your dream is? No matter what the reason, you have only one life. Give it your best shot - no regrets! But be smart. Plan ahead and focus your skills to reach your desired target.
info_outline ES038 Musicianship Insights for Singers from Pianist Eric Verlinde 04/23/2018
ES038 Musicianship Insights for Singers from Pianist Eric Verlinde Eric Verlinde is, without a doubt, a phenomenal pianist. But his wisdom and insights for all musicians, including singers, is beyond great. In this episode, jazz pianist Eric Verlinde shares lessons from his journey and inspiring advice for others seeking careers as musicians.
info_outline ES037 What It Takes for Great Jazz w/ Kate Baker 04/16/2018
ES037 What It Takes for Great Jazz w/ Kate Baker In this conversation with Kate Baker, jazz singer, we discuss her musical roots, the importance of music theory (especially chord recognition) for jazz singers, and some great stories from her journey. Kate does an amazing job balancing a recording and performing career with a teaching several voice students. She is based in NYC.
info_outline ES036 A Romanian Soprano Finding Her Way in the US w/ Raluca Marinecu 04/09/2018
ES036 A Romanian Soprano Finding Her Way in the US w/ Raluca Marinecu Dr. Raluca Marinescu, Romanian operatic soprano, found herself in the US due to her husband’s job. Listen for her story of the differences in the artistic cultures between the two countries, how she found her way, and what new avenues she has found for her skills.
info_outline ES035 Can Choir Help with Alzheimer’s w/ Jill Lawson 03/26/2018
ES035 Can Choir Help with Alzheimer’s w/ Jill Lawson Jill Rae Lawson is director of the Giving Hearts Choir in Wisconsin. givingheartschoir.org
info_outline ES034 Healing or Pain Through Music 03/19/2018
ES034 Healing or Pain Through Music Singing, the most personal of all vocal expression, has always been tied to pain. Singing can help with healing or it can cause more pain. And our actions, as people building our lives around singing, have this same power - to make the most personal of all vocal expressions an instrument of pain or an instrument of healing. In this episode we explore the choice we make and their effects on others.
info_outline ES033 Music is Business w/ The Wanz Part 2 03/12/2018
ES033 Music is Business w/ The Wanz Part 2 Grammy award winning vocalist from Macklemore’s Thriftshop, Michael "The Wanz” Wansley, is a great story teller with a great message. Join us for a conversation about touring with Macklemore, and hear the huge take away lessons The Wanz shares.
info_outline ES032 The Wanz Grammy Award Winning Performer 03/05/2018
ES032 The Wanz Grammy Award Winning Performer Grammy award winning vocalist from Macklemore’s Thriftshop, Michael "The Wanz" Wansley has had an amazing journey and has so much brilliance and music inside of him. His stories are inspiring and insightful. He is truly an amazing man. @teewanz
info_outline ES031 What Is Your Place in Singing w/ Nancy Bos 02/26/2018
ES031 What Is Your Place in Singing w/ Nancy Bos You know deep inside that singing is core to your being - something you don’t want to live without. But what do you do with that knowledge? Do you try a singing career, keep it as a hobby, or somewhere in-between? In this episode Nancy takes a deep dive into the topic of finding your path with singing - the place that is fulfilling to you and fits you the best.