And now for something completely different

August 3-19 at Paradise Theatre in Gig Harbor, I’ll be playing Dolly Tate in Annie Get Your Gun! This is one of my favorite shows, ever. I’m not one of the “I love every musical ever written” kind of folks — I only audition for shows I...
When life imitates art

When life imitates art

I couldn’t sleep last night, but for the first time in three weeks it wasn’t out of anxiety or worry, but out of joy and thankfulness, and the overwhelming beauty of life. Three weeks ago, today, my husband had a nearly-fatal heatstroke injury during...

I’m not messy, I’m creative

Last week I worked on getting the recording equipment set up for the One Take Project.  My plan was to get it all tested and ready to go, so whenever the mood struck and I was in good voice I could hit “record” and have something to show for it.  One of...
The One Take Project

The One Take Project

Today, I introduce a new project.  Ever since the idea struck me it’s been stewing and growing — and like many of the best things in life I find it simultaneously terrifying and invigorating, which probably means I should just go for it. So here it...

Vocal Resources

These are some of the best vocal music resources I’ve found online: FREE resources: Petrucci Music Library A large, and always growing, catalogue of public domain sheet music, including a lot of vocal material.  Great for classical art songs! Choral Public...

Pagliacci and Summer Redux

Well, there went my new year’s resolution to actually start blogging regularly!  Pagliacci was a lot of fun, but unfortunately I fell ill during the run and had to miss the last show (and the cast party, horrors!).  I got hit pretty hard with a flu-like virus...