Mezzo-soprano Megan Ihnen is a tireless promoter of contemporary classical music for the voice. Her performances thrive on elaborate sound worlds and fully-developed dramatic interpretations. Megan recently debuted on the Detroit New Music “Strange Beautiful Music Marathon”, the Works and Process at the Guggenheim series, and with NYC-based Stone Mason Projects. Her interdisciplinary “Kafka Fragments” project had performances in Maryland and Colorado. Her recording of Garrett Schumann’s “Bound” with Latitude 49 was selected for both the I CARE IF YOU LISTEN Fall 2015 Mixtape and the CarpeDM Seize Des Moines “Music Mix: Volume III” featured at the 2016 SXSW Festival. Learn more about Megan at meganihnen.com.
January 22nd, 2017 | 24 mins 57 secs
auditions, classical music, opera singing, performing
If you are one of those poor souls who dreads auditions (as many of us do) make preparation your ally against all anxiety. Auditioning is truly a separate art form than singing or stage performance and it is the place where divas are made. If you can audition well, you can practically take over the world.
January 15th, 2017 | 24 mins 57 secs
arts business, opera singing, self permission, taking risks
Be the most successful and happy version of yourself and you will be a light and empower those around you. Let’s talk about self permission and your singing career.
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."
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.