Episode 15: What Are Your Diva Metrics?
August 13th, 2017 | 25 mins 17 secs
choosing goals, classical singing, micro actions, new music, opera, singer goals, singer metrics
In this 15th episode, I’m answering a listener question! Mary, who goes by the artist name Alarke, asked me, “What metrics do you use to monitor your growth and how often do you check them? Do you outsource help?"
Episode 14: Brand Yourself - Personal Branding for Divas
August 6th, 2017 | 27 mins 16 secs
branding, classical singing, opera, personal brand, singer
Personal branding is important for singers because you are your own business. In this episode, we'll go over some activities that you can do to understand your personal brand better.
Episode 13: Build A Diva
July 30th, 2017 | 27 mins 10 secs
bio, classical singing, epk, press kit, resume, singer
Your digital press kit (often also called an electronic press kit or EPK) is meant to collate important information about you as a singer for presenters, applications, and media professionals.
Episode 12: Make It Rain: Your Network = Your Net Worth
April 2nd, 2017 | 25 mins 42 secs
classical singing, communications, diva, networking
In this 12th episode, we’re going back to my “Rainmaker’s Guide to Music Business” lecture and diving into the network portion.
Episode 11: Goal Setting for Your Diva Life
March 19th, 2017 | 16 mins 23 secs
classical singing, diva, goal-setting, metrics, opera
Goal setting is all about milestones. Let's discover where you are and what's left to tackle.
Episode 9: Your Practice Plan
February 26th, 2017 | 34 mins 4 secs
classical singing, intrinsic motivation, memorization techniques, opera, setting intentions
In this 9th episode, I’m gonna take a little different path. I’m going to just talk about some things that I’ve been mentioning in the studio. I work with singers of all different ages and abilities and motivation and practicing are universal.
Episode 8: Kicking Perfectionism to the Curb
February 19th, 2017 | 17 mins
classical singing, opera, overpreparing, perfectionism, under-doing
In this episode, I want to talk about the dangers of perfectionism. Perfectionism can manifest in a couple of ways and we’re going to talk about over-doing and under-doing as a couple of things to watch out for as well as how to accept both failure and success as part of the path.
Episode 7: The Post-Show Schmooze
February 12th, 2017 | 19 mins 20 secs
audience development, classical singing, networking, opera, schmooze
Get your post-show schmooze on, divas, with this quick and fun punchlist! This Studio Class episode helps you decipher what an audience member or performer can do to up their schmoozing game directly after a performance.
Episode 2: Wobble & Be Brave
January 8th, 2017 | 15 mins 34 secs
brave, classical singing, diva, opera, singer
I want to see you be brave! This is all about looking fear and trepidation in the face and saying, "I can do this." Your goal for today is "act now."
Episode 1: What's a Diva Audit?
January 1st, 2017 | 22 mins 23 secs
arts business, classical singing, diva, diva audit, opera
A good business, whatever its size, must keep good records to measure performance. As your star rises, it is important to take stock of where you are and the goals you have accomplished along the way. Studio Class, like 29 Days to Diva, is all about little challenges designed to help you create a mission, long-term goals, and strategies. Make sure you are getting the most out of your hard work by doing your Diva Audit today.