Our Shared Humanity
"My raison d'être? To shine a light on our shared humanity through music, media & storytelling."
Hi. My name is Heather. I am a professional classical singer, passionate about the power of storytelling through music & the arts. I love to perform on stage, however performances are only the tip of the iceberg. I would say about 80% of the artistic journey takes place outside of the performances. This blog serves to share that journey with all of you.
Since leaving University over 10 years ago, my journey as a professional musician has been full of ups & downs. It has ranged from sheer survival (for example, I cleaned houses for two years while simultaneously working restaurant jobs when I first move to the east coast to begin professional auditions)...to pure joy (for example, sharing my Lincoln Center & New York Philharmonic debut in 2018 with my mother attending in the audience). Ultimately, this journey has cultivated a professional career as an opera & concert singer. Most importantly however, my journey has refined my sense of purpose & what I hope to contribute to the world...
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Whether it is the books I am reading, recipes I am cooking, a new style item I am wearing, a new city I'm traveling through or a new wellness routine that I have recently incorporated into my daily habits...I believe in the power of continued inspiration in all aspects of my life.
Lifestyle choices are how I express my individuality & artistry on a daily basis. And I absolutely love sharing those discoveries with others.
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Ever wonder what it would have been like as an artist living in Paris at the turn of the 20th century? In Montmartre by Sue Roe is an imaginative biographical account of an extraordinary time in cultural history. Her prose brings vividly to life the journey of some of the 20th century's greatest artists and vividly paints the rise of one of one of the key moments in art history & culture.