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Life

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Music

Singing, songwriting, new releases, and recommendations.

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Learning to love your voice and need some support?

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Disability

Lessons I've learned after 10+ years with chronic pain.

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National AccessAbility Week: Artistic Showcase - Art as Protest disability music Jun 01, 2021

I worked for DAWN Canada for three years as their communications officer. My time there is one of the primary reasons that disability rights are so close to my heart. I left six months ago so I was thrilled when they asked me to be a part of this year's National AccessAbility Week artistic...

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I'm taking a private teaching hiatus business life May 31, 2021

Seriously, where do I even start with this past month?

On May 5th, I posted my very first TikTok about a funny thing I noticed in my work as a trans voice teacher. In the weeks that have followed, I’ve double my newsletter subscribers, gained twenty thousand...

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May 2021 Tiktok Compilation business life trans voice May 30, 2021

I will forever remember May 2021 as the month I joined Tiktok and the month that changed my life forever.

For months before May 2021, teach trans voice alteration lessons had been my bread and butter. Very quickly, the vast majority of my private students stopped being singing students and...

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Xtra* interview: Trans Voice Training interviews trans voice Feb 09, 2021

My students are all amazing and talented so I was not surprised when I read this article by my student Nour Abi Nakhoul and was blown away by her thoughtfulness and her insight. In this article, Nour outlines the complexity of learning to feminize her voice. She carefully details the highs and...

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FACTOR 101: Info Session for Women & Gender Minorities disability interviews music Nov 29, 2020

A year ago, I received my very first FACTOR grant - a humble $2000 for the marketing of my music. With that grant, I created the music video for my song Addicted and finally released my fourth album, Beautiful Alchemy (which is the soundtrack to Teagan Lance's film of the same name).

Because I...

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Disability, arts practice, and COVID-19 in Quebec disability interviews Jul 28, 2020

When Quebec's English Language Arts Network posted their job posting looking for someone to write an article on disability, arts practice, and COVID-19 in Quebec, several people in my community sent me the posting telling me that I seemed perfect for the job. I don't consider myself a...
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