Mezzosoprano (and occasionally soprano, alto or tenor) with a love for opera, operetta and late Romantic music, especially French. Currently studying with Marcel Reijans at the Codarts conservatory in Rotterdam.
Get in touch if you have any cool projects – and check out my blog, it’s quite nice.
Tips, tricks and ramblings on/around singing
At the beginning of November, I came up with this #30daysofexcuses challenge. The idea is to track whether or not you practise every day for
Don’t do ab workouts or it will mess with your breath support. Right?
Let me de-bunk this myth right off the bat.
Two weeks ago, I got an email that made my heart skip a beat: an invitation for my first REAL audition. But then I got a phone call that made me face a tough decision.
Bigger lung capacity = more air = longer notes, right?
‘Tension isn’t bad. You could call it focus – but try to move the focus to your audience instead of yourself.’
This was originally going to be a really, really long blog post. But now it’s not. Instead, I’ve turned it into an e-book. In this
I never, ever, thought I would say this, but: inspiration is overrated.
Now, before you think I’m some go-with-the-grind pessimist, hear me out.
I had always seen performances as exactly that: an opportunity to perform, to shine, to be at my absolute best. And now I was paying the price.
All you millennial singers out there – this is the quiz for you! If you were at Hogwarts, what house would you be in?