Abstract: What makes a Diva?

My research project will be an in-depth exploration of what makes a successful diva (or divo) in the classical music world. For the purposes of this project, I will define ‘diva’ as a successful classical solo singer who is not only able to make their living by performing, but who is cast in major roles […]

Summary, Artwork, Liner Notes, Listening Link

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I have discussed much of the process, theory, and surrounding skills of putting together my album of music inspired by different marine ecosystems and organisms. For my final post, I will detail the finishing touches of the whole product. Firstly, I designed my own album artwork to accompany this music in its current digital form […]

Found in Translation: Connectivity in Concepts and Composition

I have always vacillated in methods of my composition process from initial concept to final product: sometimes the first spark is a title or an idea that I then try to compose to express, sometimes it’s a melody, chord, or rhythm that I develop musically and then assign some further conceptualization to (or not) afterward. […]