"MAKING THE LEAP TO A CAREER IN GERMANY"
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This website will help guide you in "Making The Leap To Germany".
Over literally centuries this vibrant system has developed it’s own ways of doing thing and cultural, musical and vocal tastes. These have all been evolving rapidly in recent years. It is essential for singers who want to make a career in Germany and Europe to understand how agents and theaters categorize and evaluate singers today. From 27 years living and singing in Germany and from recent conversations with working agents and opera house administrators this website can help you in the following ways:
Making The Leap
Getting a Job in Germany TOI! TOI! TOI!
- The Bad News: it’s hard and expensive. There’s tons of competition from all over the world, and Germans are very particular about their language and culture.
- The Good News: they’re there for the same reasons you are: to hear music and be enchanted. They really are! That’s why they’re in this business.
- Your job is to understand the practical necessities, expectations and requirements, but in the end to be authentically yourself and utterly convincing when you sing for them, be they agents, casting directors, or important conductors.