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Friday’s Fun Fact! #9

Friday’s Fun Fact! Did you know: There are 6 versions of Franz Schubert’s “Die Forelle” (“The Trout”), simply because when friends asked him for copies of the song, he wrote out new copies to the best he could remember at the time. – DidYouKnow.org Interesting huh?  I was wondering where all the napkins at Starbucks went? Read More …

Wednesday’s Workin’ Words! #9

Wednesday’s Workin’ Words! Fill In The Blank! “My favorite song to sing is _______________.” Our Answers: Megan: “I’ve recently started studying with a new teacher…a female, at long last! She is really helping me find my true voice. So far, I have only worked on one aria with her, “Morro, ma prima in grazia” from Un ballo Read More …

Monday Morning Motivation! #10

Monday Morning Motivation! This week’s Monday morning motivational quote goes without saying!  Anyone who knows how hard Monday mornings are to get going for the week can relate to what this quote means for you, no matter if it relates to singing or not….so, go get started! The journey of a thousand miles begins with Read More …

Friday’s Fun Fact! #8

Friday’s Fun Fact! “Singing Helps Speech Impediments, Like Stuttering!” – Obed Floan Simple as that!  Now that’s a fun fact about singing! No need for medical documentation to back up my claim above…I can speak from personal experience in my studio throughout the years! I have had numerous students of all ages come to work with me Read More …

Wednesday’s Workin’ Words! #8

Wednesday’s Workin’ Words! Fill in the blank! “My favorite music to listen to when I work out is ______________.” Our Answers: Obed: “My Primus Station on Pandora! Nothing gets me more pumped to push those cardio machines around at the gym like creatively rhythmic drums and heavily slapped bass! I remember seeing Primus open for Read More …

Monday Morning Motivation! #9

Monday Morning Motivation! If there was ever a quote that sums up what we have created “OwnYOURVocalJourney.com” to do for you, it’s this week’s motivational quote! You must know for which harbor you are headed if you are to catch the right wind to take you there. – Seneca In many industries the road to Read More …

Talk O’Tuesdays! -Prince Owned It!

Talk O’Tuesdays! Prince Owned It! (His Vocal Journey, that is…) On Thursday, April 21st, Prince passed away. It’s still a shock. He was such a talented phenomenon. We never met him, but we’ve been fans of his for decades and followed his career. When celebrities/musicians/artists/royalty pass away, I always read up as much as I can Read More …