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Takeaways from the NATS Conference – July 2, 2022

Here is the second day of takeaways from the NATS Conference in Chicago – July 2, 2022 (additional comments below each session in italics) July 2, 2022 “Pricing for Generosity” presented by Michelle Markwart Deveaux Takeaways: “My worth as a human being is not manifested in how much I earn” Pricing should have impact andContinue reading “Takeaways from the NATS Conference – July 2, 2022”

Teacher, Coach, or Mentor?

Teacher, Coach, or Mentor? What do you need? And what is the difference? I defined the differences between the services offered by voice teachers and vocal coaches in a previous blogpost (which was actually the content of a page I decided to keep as a link instead of separate page). I’d like to go aContinue reading “Teacher, Coach, or Mentor?”

What is a plagiarized performance?

Yesterday I was watching a Facebook Live done by my business coach, Michelle Markwart Deveaux (of faithculturekiss studio for voice and acting and the Speakeasy Cooperative), and she was talking about the difference between teaching and coaching. As voice teachers, our job is to give information to our students. This is fine – this isContinue reading “What is a plagiarized performance?”

Things Change, Jo….

As we examine our goals in 2021, it’s important to see how things have evolved from when you set them in the first place. Both within yourself and in the world. The goals I set in early 2020 included: expanding the Curiously Strong Performing series at Roland Park Community Center beyond just my studio writingContinue reading “Things Change, Jo….”