Pet Peeves of a Stage Mom

Share

Want to be the worst stage parent ever? Sometimes I think people do! I’ve seen some pretty bad behavior by adults who have children in the entertainment business. Wouldn’t you think that modeling behavior is something that the adults should … Continue reading

The First Annual Heart of Art Award

Nominate someone you know! Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to the arts? How about someone who has influenced or impacted you on a personal level? We, at The Talent Notes, would like to recognize them … 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

NEWS From The Talent Notes

Greetings, from The Talent Notes! First, a word just to thank you for reading, and to let you know that there have been quite a few changes here lately, so we decided to let you know what’s going on AND … Continue reading

I Already Know How To Sing, Why Do I Need Lessons? by Melissa Baden

As a vocal instructor, I highly advocate finding a qualified instructor and studying with them! You may think I am biased, but consider this: When I first decided I wanted to pursue music, I was advised by every musician I … 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

What Is An Open Call?

  Everyone has a pretty good idea of what an audition is, however, there are different types of auditions, and some of these may not be familiar to everyone. So when an audition is labeled an “open call,” what exactly … Continue reading

The National YoungArts Foundation

If you are a talented youth between the ages 15-18, or in grades 10-12, this post is for you! I’d like to bring the National YoungArts Foundation to your attention. According to its own website, The National YoungArts Foundation “is … Continue reading

Those Who Can, Do; Those Who Can’t, Teach

When I started college, I had a decision to make. I knew that I loved music, it was my life. But I had to decide if I wanted to be an education major, or a performance major.  In other words, … Continue reading

How To Get Started At Most Anything

Are you a professional procrastinator? Many of us are. I haven’t had much of a problem with procrastination, as I have always considered it a challenge to see how quickly I could get things done. Honestly, I just found it stressful … Continue reading