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Being British Has Never Been Easier

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.16.2013 | Weird News

You might recognize University of Alberta drama professor and voice coach David Ley from his demonstration on how singers can reach higher octaves wit...

My Own Educational Exchange Trip: Cuba or the Danube-a?

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
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Randee Mia Berman

When I heard rumors about Jay-Z and Beyonce heading to Cuba, I was feeling pretty confident about my trendy choice to go that way. But then I bagged Cuba, and booked a flight to Vienna, Austria, home of the Lipizzaner stallions and Wienerschnitzel.

How to Sing in Tune -- How Good Is Roland's New Vocal Trainer?

Ruth Gerson | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

My first thought looking at the new VT-12 Vocal Trainer (Roland) was that the cost was pretty steep for what I thought it was, but after having spent some significant time with it, I'd say it's worth it.

Interview With Star Vocal Coach, David Stroud

Ruth Gerson | Posted 03.06.2012 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

A singing teacher to the stars, David Stroud was commissioned during the American Idol Season 8 tour as a vocal teacher for touring idols. His latest creation is a voice instruction app called VocalizeU.

How to Write a Song: For Writer's Block or Beginners

Ruth Gerson | Posted 09.07.2011 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

From: San Francisco Vocal Coaching's "Singing, Songwriting and Performance" Class (I've also taught it at Princeton University.) How To Write A Song,...

Making A Living Making Music. Part I: Money & Mind-Set

Ruth Gerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

Singing Lessons: The Truth About What Motivates Us To Sing, Play and Hear Music

Ruth Gerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ruth Gerson

Performance is a two way street. What I bring to a show as a listener is as important as what the performer brings. There are three components to a song: the music, the performer and the listener.