5 things vocal improv is … and 5 things it isn’t

Have you ever gotten so into something that you have a hard time remembering that other people don’t know about it as much as you do? For me, that’s vocal improv. Also called circle singing, it’s a key part of my teaching and practice. But I know that just the idea of...
How I Overcame my Fear of Singing

How I Overcame my Fear of Singing

Today, singing is my life: I lead multiple Sing Portland! rehearsals a week, I take part in singing events, I even find myself singing under my breath as I go through my day.   I’m the last person that you’d think would have a fear of singing — but it wasn’t...