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Thursday, May 25, 2017

#99Reasons 1-50

There won't be any new episodes of the Singerreise Video Podcast for the next couple weeks. But we are hitting a new milestone - the #99Reasons to join @Singerreise at #Patreon campaign just hit Reason 50! We're over half-way there!

Here's what we've got so far. Remember - if any of these apply to you, you should become a patron.

1. You love Singerreise. Almost as much as I do.

Friday, May 19, 2017

The Magic Flute: In diesen heil'gen Hallen (040)

As you may already know, I'm currently involved in a production of Mozart's Magic Flute at Seattle Opera. There's a few performances left, so definitely check it out!

Monday, May 15, 2017

The Magic Flute: O Isis und Osiris (039)

I'm presently in a production of the Magic Flute at Seattle Opera, which has two great bass arias in it. In this article, I'll talk about the first one, plus a bit more about the opera. You can see my first post about The Magic Flute as a Singspiel here.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Magic Flute: a Singspiel (038)

As you may know, I am currently in a production of The Magic Flute with Seattle Opera. There's still several performances to go, so I'd encourage you to try and get some tickets. It's been a very popular production and seats are limited, but it's well worth it!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Zueignung (037)

Below I have a special treat for you! Thanks to the generous support of our Patreon patrons, Singerreise has reached its first goal, a special, MUSICAL thank you video on the Patreon page. This musical video greets anyone just after they make their pledge.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Seven Tips for Singer Taxes: Tip #3 (036)

Welcome back singer tax enthusiasts! This is another article in the Seven Tips for Singer Taxes series. Thus far we've covered some basics and the first two tips:
Tip #1: Keep a log of all your income.
Tip #2: Put all your self-employment income into a separate checking account.
So while we're on the topic of using that business checking account:
Tip #3: Only use your business checking account for business.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Next up for Singerreise

Most of the week has been devoted to getting Magic Flute up and running - but there is more Singerreise to come!

Here's what's in the works: