Vincent Ingala: Rising Saxophone Star

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  What’s better than a cruise to Alaska? A Dave Koz Cruise to Alaska! The talent aboard the ship on a Dave Koz cruise is phenomenal, the musicianship, first-rate. Yet along side all these fabulous artists, a noticeably younger saxophone … Continue reading

Akiane Kramarik: Child Prodigy Artist

  According to her website, Akiane Kramarik is an internationally recognized prodigy, and is considered the youngest binary genius in both realism art and poetry. Akiane has been featured in over 100 international television shows and documentaries. She is the … Continue reading

How To Accept A Compliment

Most of us know that by putting our talent on display, at some point, we are going to have to deal with criticism, be it constructive, or otherwise. We may prepare ourselves for it, think about it, let it affect … Continue reading

Talent, Behaving Badly

The talk of the week on the internet sure seems to be the performance by Miley Cyrus at the VMAs. There is a fine line between pushing buttons artistically and intelligently and then just becoming irreverent to your audience. I … Continue reading

Who Needs Instrumental Lessons? by Melissa Baden

We’ve already told you why voice lessons are important, so what about instrumental lessons? You won’t get by without these either! I won’t say that instrumental lessons are more important than vocal lessons, but I will say that it is … Continue reading

Four Things You Can Do For A Better Performance

  There is a popular slogan that states, “Keep Calm and Carry On.” As artists and performers, we can easily use this motto to our advantage. When you become tense with anxiety and apprehension before a performance, remember to keep … Continue reading

Five Tips To Help You Deal With Stage Fright, by Caroline Meisner

  Nervousness is a natural feeling that we share as humans, a feeling brought out by the anticipation of stepping into the bright lights. We all get those butterflies in the pit of our stomachs before we perform. A wise … Continue reading

Jaclyn Hicks: Songwriter/Composer

Jaclyn Hicks is a self-described musician, singer/songwriter and composer. She fronts the group Ironwood, and just released her debut solo EP of her own piano compositions.  Her website describes it best; “After years of writing solo piano pieces inspired by … Continue reading

Book Review: Unthink by Erik Wahl

Where would talent be without creativity? The two work hand in hand, and to me, are inseparable. For that reason, when I heard about this book, I had to investigate further. I am a strong believer in getting outside the … Continue reading

Leah Pecoraro: Visual Artist

    Leah Pecoraro is a visual artist with a wide variety of talents and an interest in helping causes. She works in mixed media, painting, sculpture, body casting, costume design and make up. She resides in Portland, Oregon. Her website … Continue reading