*Visit Operapolitan.com today to join the mailing list and be notified of the big launch! Dear Friends, We are finishing up work on Operapolitan.com and we are thrilled to let you know that the full launch of the Operapolitan.com website is coming in early July! Our mission for this website is to provide a … Continue reading Operapolitan.com Launching In July
It has always been perplexing to me why so many people are drawn to and fascinated by war movies, myself included. From Saving Private Ryan to Hacksaw Ridge, these films are realistically gruesome, and stressful to watch. But I've come to realize that they serve as more than entertainment. They serve as an opportunity for … Continue reading Honor the Fallen: Make the Most of Your Life
Voice teachers. I have been blessed with some remarkable voice teachers in my past, and am so fortunate to have found my current teacher, Patricia McCaffrey, who has worked tirelessly in helping me find my true voice and my confidence as a performer along with it. She, and her gift for teaching the human voice, … Continue reading The Voice Builder: Talking about Teaching with Up-and-Coming Voice Teacher, Mitchell Hutchings
What you'll find below is a comprehensive list of everything you could possibly need to pack for an opera engagement away from home (from the obvious to the not so obvious!) Of course, everyone is different and this list will expand and contract depending on the length of your engagement, but regardless, sometimes it's nice … Continue reading The Ultimate Opera Gig Packing List
It was an unusual sound as my heel-clad feet walked down Callas Boulevard- not the typical, hollowed click and clack I am used to. The street was not comprised of asphalt, brick, or the quaint cobblestone of a small village. Instead, it was entirely encrusted with various sizes and hues of crystals. Yes...crystals. I felt … Continue reading Divatopia: Female Entrepreneurship and the Women Behind the Shoperatic Empire
When planning one’s first trip to Germany, it’s fun to take a break from all the intricate business aspects of travelling overseas and create your dream travel itinerary. I like to assume all the specifics will fall into place and then, I want to actually see the country while I’m there! Here are some sights … Continue reading The Opera Diva’s Germany Wanderlust Wishlist
When you're introduced to someone new, at a party or hanging with your roommates and the question arises, "Will you sing something?" How do you respond and why? A fellow musician offers an unpopular suggestion - choose to sing.