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Santa Fe

I moved to Santa Fe in November 2023: it's a soulful small tourist town filled with art and music. I'm teaching less and writing and singing more here. On top of writing/recording my own songs I'm singing in a choir…

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Circlesongs with Bobby McFerrin

I got to study vocal improv and circle singing with the always jaw-dropping master Bobby McFerrin all last week. 200 singers from all over the world gathered in San Francisco to sing and learn. So inspiring.

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California Coast Music Camp

I'm so happy to be teaching at CCMC this July 7-14. Loads of singing and playing all week in the beautiful Carmel Highlands. Everyone gets a little sleep-deprived and slap-happy. I'm teaching two classes all week: songwriting and vocal style. 

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Farewell CD Sales Here

Most singers purchase downloads now and shipping prices keep rising, so I'm no longer going to sell CDs, vocal workouts, and books from this site. I'm sorry if this inconveniences you. All of the physical versions of my methods are…

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Singulair warnings

Singulair has long been the recommended allergy med of choice for singers since it doesn't dry the vocal cords, unlike many other allergy meds. But recent findings make me much more cautious about recommending it: it now has a 'black…

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Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

     I just finished reading James Nestor's fascinating book Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art: highly recommended! All singers will benefit from this book. Among many other recommendations, Nestor extols the benefits of nasal breathing, which has also…

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He Got the Callback

Big congrats to my student Will: he just started this fall at college, worked with me right before his audition for their production of the musical Working--and he aced it, he got several callbacks, and just got cast in a…

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No International Shipping Due to Covid

So sorry, but due to coronavirus shipping restrictions we cannot ship outside of the US. I hope international singers can used download versions of our methods instead.