Where Words Fail, Music Speaks Heidi Webb About a month ago, my youngest daughter asked me if I’d like to go away with her for a couple of days after Thanksgiving. Having had some challenging conversations and disagreements during the past few months, we both decided it would be a good opportunity to go somewhere [...]
How I Learned to Believe in My Own Voice and You Can Too Minda Zeltin A singing workshop turns out to be a great place to learn some important truths. Few things can make you feel more exposed and vulnerable than standing up in front of people and singing. Here’s how I managed to get [...]
Freeing The Natural Singer John Burdick I went to Omega to attend Claude Stein’s three-day “The Natural Singer” workshop. Had it been for any reason other than singing, I might have come equipped with some critical detachment, an analytical readiness to “read” this place and its people, its language, its demographics, its style and its [...]
Singing Out Loud, Living Out Loud Jessica L. Atcheson I love singing—in the shower, in the car, around my apartment—always by myself. I hate public speaking. My voice shakes, my hands tremble, my heart races. So, it logically follows that the idea of singing in front of people terrifies me, even in front of really [...]
Building the Courage to Be Heard Tresca Weinstein What happens when a Jew walks into an audition for A Christmas Caroland is asked to sing “Joy to the World” all on her own—and she’s never heard the song before? This is not a joke, it’s a true story—one that I lived through. And here’s what [...]
Sometimes Our Greatest Fears Lead Us to the Sweetest Place Barbara Sinclair I landed on a page displaying another workshop called “The Natural Singer”. I said to myself, “OMG”.
Corporate Leadership: Evoking Authentic Presence Claude Stein Courage and Change It is July 2000. I’m sitting at a piano in central Europe at the invitation of an engineering firm with 60+ billion euros in revenue
An Interview with Claude Stein Nancy: What differentiates your approach from other singing classes? Claude: What really strikes most people is how far the results of my approach go beyond singing. It's a program that empowers people to be more creative and expressive - to be more fully and outrageously in the world. Whether it's [...]
Claude Stein Goes Back to School in Australia The Goo Goo Doll’s voice coach trained a different type of singer on Wednesday, when he coached a primary school choir of disadvantaged youths.
Man’s Quest to Improve Launched Teaching Career Lisa Gibbs In trying to perfect his own craft, Claude Stein found a new career.
Ordinary People Find Their Voices Jena Laske Imagine singing "My Funny Valentine" in front of a live audience while you lean on a baby grand piano, wearing a slinky red dress.
Relieving Chronic Pain with Singing Joy Christina Since 2002, I have dealt with Lyme Encephalitis. On a daily experience, I deal with chronic migraine, light and sound sensitivity, chronic fatigue, body pain, and cognitive impairments. Over the course of my health recovery, I have found one inexpensive, side affect free way to help me get [...]
Exhilarating Singing Breakthroughs Amber Llyn Peadbody I've always loved to sing. At camp, in school, and on family vacations I especially loved the sing-alongs.
Breakthroughs in Performance Susan Bachner Consider the shocking possibility of improving the sound of your voice and coming face to face with your inner self at the same time.